The World Spider Catalog, V15 by N. I. Platnick (c) 2000 - 2014 AMNH

Family: PHYXELIDIDAE

Gen. Malaika Lehtinen, 1967 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:02064]

M. Lehtinen, 1967: 246, type Auximus longipes Purcell, 1904; transferred here from the Amaurobiidae by Griswold et al., 1999: 59.

In synonymy:
M. grindleyi (Lawrence, 1964, T from Phyxelida) = M. longipes (Purcell, 1904) (Griswold, 1990: 119).

mf delicatula Griswold, 1990....................South Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:023124]
M. d. Griswold, 1990: 122, f. 11a, 63a-e (Dmf).

mf longipes (Purcell, 1904) *....................South Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:023125]
Auximus l. Purcell, 1904: 132, pl. 10, f. 3 (Dmf).
Haemilla grindleyi Lawrence, 1964: 58, f. 1 (Df).
M. l. Lehtinen, 1967: 246, f. 390-391 (Tmf from Auximus=Lathys).
Phyxelida grindleyi Brignoli, 1983c: 528.
M. l. Griswold, 1990: 118, f. 3b, 4b, 6d, 15f, 16d, 59a-b, 60a-f, 61a-d, 62a-e, 68c (mf, S).