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

Family: DESIDAE

Gen. Matachia Dalmas, 1917 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:01873]

N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Urquhartia Bryant, 1933 (transferred from the Argyronetidae=Cybaeidae) by Marples, 1962: 704; transferred from the Psechridae to the Matachiinae by Lehtinen, 1967: 274, here by Forster, 1970b: 25.

Transferred to other genera:
M. hirsuta Marples, 1962 -- see Notomatachia.
M. magna Forster, 1970 -- see Nuisiana.
M. rufoflava Chamberlain, 1946 -- see Paradictyna under Dictynidae.

mf australis Forster, 1970....................New Zealand [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021579]
M. a. Forster, 1970b: 29, f. 41, 44-47, 59-60, 64 (Dmf).

mf livor (Urquhart, 1893)....................New Zealand [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021580]
Tegenaria livoris Urquhart, 1893a: 167 (Dm).
Urquhartia livoris Bryant, 1933b: 9, pl. 2, f. 17, pl. 4, f. 39 (m).
M. ramulicola Marples, 1956: 330, f. 1a-b (Dm).
M. livoris Marples, 1962: 704, f. 1E-F, 2A-B, 3B, 4A (m, Sf, S rejected).
M. l. Lehtinen, 1967: 439, f. 116 (m).
M. l. Forster, 1970b: 28, f. 3, 55, 62, 103 (mf).

mf marplesi Forster, 1970....................New Zealand [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021582]
M. m. Forster, 1970b: 32, f. 52, 57, 63 (Dmf).
M. m. Coddington, 1990: 10, f. 22 (m).

f ramulicola Dalmas, 1917 *....................New Zealand [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021583]
M. r. Dalmas, 1917a: 328, f. 1-4 (Df).
M. livoris Marples, 1962: 704 (S, rejected).
M. r. Forster, 1970b: 25, f. 65 (f, removed from S).

mf similis Forster, 1970....................New Zealand [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:021584]
M. s. Forster, 1970b: 30, f. 54, 58, 61 (Dmf).