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

Family: HEXATHELIDAE

Gen. Porrhothele Simon, 1892 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:00021]

N.B.: transferred here from the Dipluridae by Raven, 1980a: 255; N.B.: the senior synonym Hexops Ausserer, 1871 has been suppressed by all authors for lack of usage (see Bonnet, 1957: 2206 and Forster, 1968: 165).

In synonymy:
P. avocae Todd, 1945 = P. antipodiana (Walckenaer, 1837) (Forster, 1968: 172).
P. huttoni (O. P.-Cambridge, 1874) = P. antipodiana (Walckenaer, 1837) (Forster, 1968: 167, contra Todd, 1945: 394).
P. kirki (Urquhart, 1894, T from Arbanitis) = P. antipodiana (Walckenaer, 1837) (Chamberlain, 1944: 74).
P. simoni Hogg, 1901 = P. antipodiana (Walckenaer, 1837) (Todd, 1945: 392).

mf antipodiana (Walckenaer, 1837) *....................New Zealand [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:000215]
Mygale a. Walckenaer, 1837: 230 (Df).
Mygale quoyi Lucas, 1849b: 503, pl. 1 (D).
Mygale antipodum White, 1849: 3 (D).
Mygale hexops White, 1849: 3 (D).
Hexops whitei Ausserer, 1871a: 155 (D).
Macrothele huttonii O. P.-Cambridge, in Moggridge, 1874: 200, pl. 6, f. 14-19 (Dm).
Macrothele insignipes Simon, 1891f: 307 (Dmf).
P. a. Simon, 1892a: 185, f. 128.
Nemesia kirkii Urquhart, 1894: 204 (Df).
Arbanitis kirkii Hogg, 1901: 236.
P. simoni Hogg, 1901: 269, f. 37 (Df).
P. a. Dalmas, 1917a: 321.
P. a. Hogg, 1918: 171, f. 3.
P. a. Chamberlain, 1944: 74 (S).
P. a. Todd, 1945: 392, f. 17, 21, 31, 52, 61, 67 (mf, S).
P. avocae Todd, 1945: 394, f. 18, 22, 32, 53 (Df).
P. a. Forster, 1968: 165, f. 1, 11, 15, 529-552, 558 (mf, S).
P. a. Yoshikura, 1987: 156, f. 20.11 (m).
P. a. Paquin, Vink & Dupérré, 2010: 25, f. 3.1, 4 (m).

mf blanda Forster, 1968....................New Zealand [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:000216]
P. b. Forster, 1968: 178, f. 559-562, 564-565, 567, 569 (Dmf).

mf moana Forster, 1968....................New Zealand [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:000217]
P. m. Forster, 1968: 173, f. 553-557 (Dmf).

mf modesta Forster, 1968....................New Zealand [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:000218]
P. m. Forster, 1968: 175, f. 563, 566, 568 (Dmf).

f quadrigyna Forster, 1968....................New Zealand [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:000219]
P. q. Forster, 1968: 179, f. 570-571 (Df).
P. q. Court, 1982: 360, f. 6 (f).
P. q. Court, 1984: 129, f. 1 (f).