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

Family: THERAPHOSIDAE

Gen. Pterinochilus Pocock, 1897 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:00273]

N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Pterinochilides Strand, 1920 by Laurent, 1946: 323; not a senior synonym of Idiothele Hewitt, 1919 (transferred from the Barychelidae by Benoit, 1964d: 412), per Gallon, 2002: 223, contra Raven, 1985a: 154; see note under Coelogenium.

Transferred to other genera:
P. breyeri Hewitt, 1919 -- see Augacephalus.
P. constrictus (Gerstäcker, 1873) -- see Eucratoscelus.
P. crassispinus Purcell, 1902 -- see Idiothele.
P. junodi Simon, 1904 -- see Augacephalus.
P. meridionalis Hirst, 1907 -- see Ceratogyrus.
P. nigrifemur (Schmidt, 1995) -- see Augacephalus.
P. nigrofulvus Pocock, 1898 -- see Idiothele.
P. schoenlandi Pocock, 1900 -- see Trichognathella.
P. spinifer Pocock, 1898 -- see Eucratoscelus.

In synonymy:
P. affinis Tullgren, 1910 = P. chordatus (Gerstäcker, 1873) (Gallon, 2002: 206).
P. brunellii Caporiacco, 1940 = P. chordatus (Gerstäcker, 1873) (Gallon, 2002: 206).
P. carnivorus Strand, 1917 = P. chordatus (Gerstäcker, 1873) (Gallon, 2002: 206).
P. flavipilosus (Lawrence, 1936, T from Harpactirella) = P. lugardi Pocock, 1900 (Gallon, 2008: 234).
P. hindei Hirst, 1907 = P. murinus Pocock, 1897 (Gallon, 2002: 211).
P. leetzi Schmidt, 2002 = P. murinus Pocock, 1897 (Gallon, 2008: 236).
P. mamillatus Strand, 1906 = P. murinus Pocock, 1897 (Gallon, 2002: 211).
P. mutus Strand, 1920 = P. simoni Berland, 1917 (Gallon, 2002: 215).
P. obenbergeri (Strand, 1920) = P. simoni Berland, 1917 (Laurent, 1946: 323).
P. occidentalis Strand, 1920 = P. simoni Berland, 1917 (Laurent, 1946: 323).
P. pluridentatus (Hewitt, 1919) = P. lugardi Pocock, 1900 (Gallon, 2002: 209).
P. raptor Strand, 1906 = P. chordatus (Gerstäcker, 1873) (Gallon, 2002: 206).
P. raveni (Smith, 1990) = P. chordatus (Gerstäcker, 1873) (Gallon, 2002: 206).
P. sjostedti Tullgren, 1910 = P. chordatus (Gerstäcker, 1873) (Gallon, 2002: 206).
P. tenuitibialis (Schmidt & Gelling, 2000, T from Eucratoscelus) = P. lugardi Pocock, 1900 (Gallon, 2002: 209).
P. widenmanni Strand, 1906 = P. chordatus (Gerstäcker, 1873) (Gallon, 2002: 206).

m alluaudi Berland, 1914....................Kenya [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002378]
P. a. Berland, 1914: 46, f. 5-6 (Df).
P. a. Berland, 1932b: 273, f. 404 (m).
P. a. Smith, 1990c: 94, f. 489-490 (m).
P. a. Gallon, 2002: 205, f. 1-3 (m).
P. a. Schmidt, 2003l: 227, f. 716-717 (m).

f andrewsmithi Gallon, 2009....................Kenya [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042768]
P. a. Gallon, 2009: 363, pl. 3-4, f. 9-10 (Df).

mf chordatus (Gerstäcker, 1873)....................East Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:038311]
Harpactira chordata Gerstäcker, 1873: 487 (Dm).
P. widenmanni Strand, 1906h: 17 (Dm).
P. raptor Strand, 1906b: 606 (Df).
P. raptor Strand, 1908l: 13 (Dm).
P. affinis Tullgren, 1910: 89 (Df).
P. sjöstedti Tullgren, 1910: 90 (Df).
P. carnivorus Strand, 1917a: 166 (Df).
P. brunellii Caporiacco, 1940c: 777 (Df).
Coelogenium raveni Smith, 1990c: 77, f. 377-385 (Dm).
P. raveni Gallon, 2001: 19 (Tm from Coelogenium=Ceratogyrus).
P. c. Gallon, 2002: 206, f. 4-13 (removed m from synonym of P. constrictus, Sf).
P. c. Schmidt, 2003l: 227, f. 718-719 (mf).

m cryptus Gallon, 2008....................Angola [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:041803]
P. c. Gallon, 2008: 233, pl. 1, f. 1-1 (Dm).

mf lapalala Gallon & Engelbrecht, 2011....................South Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:044167]
P. l. Gallon & Engelbrecht, 2011: 121, pl. 1-11, f. 1-9 (Dmf).

mf lugardi Pocock, 1900....................Southern, East Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002386]
P. l. Pocock, 1900e: 318 (Dm).
Idiothele pluridentatum Hewitt, 1919b: 101, f. 12b (Df).
Harpactirella flavipilosa Lawrence, 1936: 145 (Df) [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002071].
P. l. Smith, 1990c: 96, f. 513-524 (m).
Eucratoscelus tenuitibialis Schmidt & Gelling, 2000: 371, f. 1-2 (Df).
P. l. Gallon, 2002: 209, f. 14-25 (m, Sf).
P. l. Schmidt, 2003l: 228, f. 721-722 (mf).
P. l. Gallon, 2008: 234, pl. 3-4, f. 9-13, 15 (S).

mf murinus Pocock, 1897....................Angola, Central, East, Southern Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002389]
Harpactira elevata Karsch, 1878a: 314 (Dmf; N.B.: removed from synonymy of P. constrictus by Gallon, 2002: 211, suppressed for lack of usage).
P. m. Pocock, 1897b: 753, pl. 43, f. 4 (Df).
P. mamillatus Strand, 1906h: 20 (Dm).
P. vosseleri Strand, 1907l: 73 (f, provisional name only).
P. hindei Hirst, 1907b: 33, f. 1 (Dm).
P. m. Hirst, 1907b: 34 (Dm).
P. hindei Berland, 1917: 468 (Df).
P. m. Roewer, 1953b: 74, f. 30-31 (m).
P. hindei Smith, 1986b: 134, f. 77h (m).
P. hindei Smith, 1987d: 134, f. 77h (m).
P. m. Smith, 1988a: 5, f. 1-10 (m).
P. m. Hancock & Hancock, 1989: 34, f. 29 (f).
P. hindei Smith, 1990c: 95, f. 503a-512 (mf).
P. m. Smith, 1990c: 98, f. 535-551 (mf).
P. m. Schmidt, 1993d: 120, f. 375-377 (mf).
P. m. Charpentier, 1993: 13, unnumbered f. (mf).
P. hindei Peters, 1998: 92, f. 240, 242 (mf).
P. m. Peters, 1998: 96, f. 256-258 (mf).
P. mamillatus Schmidt, Peters & Samm, 2000: 8, f. 1-6 (m, Df).
P. hindei Peters, 2000b: 98, f. 281-283 (mf).
P. mamillatus Peters, 2000b: 99, f. 286-287 (mf).
P. m. Peters, 2000b: 101, f. 297-299 (mf).
P. m. Gallon, 2002: 211, f. 26-34 (mf, S).
P. leetzi Schmidt, 2002d: 3, f. 1-2 (Df) [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:037517].
P. leetzi Schmidt, 2002g: 1, f. 1-2 (f).
P. leetzi Schmidt, 2003l: 228, f. 720 (f).
P. mamillatus Schmidt, 2003l: 228, f. 723-725 (mf).
P. m. Schmidt, 2003l: 228, f. 726-727; 257, f. 19 (mf).
P. leetzi Peters, 2005b: 100, f. 318-321 (f).
P. m. Gallon, 2008: pl. 2, f. 16-18 (f, S).

m raygabrieli Gallon, 2009....................Kenya [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:042767]
P. r. Gallon, 2009: 361, pl. 1-2, f. 1-8 (Dm).

mf simoni Berland, 1917....................Angola, Congo [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002395]
P. s. Berland, 1917: 466, f. 1-2 (Dmf).
Pterinochilides obenbergeri Strand, 1920: 99 (Dm).
P. mutus Strand, 1920: 101 (Dm).
P. occidentalis Strand, 1920: 102 (Dmf).
P. s. Laurent, 1946: 323 (S).
P. s. Smith, 1986b: 136, f. 86h (m).
P. s. Smith, 1987d: 136, f. 86h (m).
P. mutus Smith, 1990c: 100, f. 552-553 (m).
P. s. Smith, 1990c: 101, f. 579-580 (m).
P. mutus Peters, 1998: 98, f. 261-262 (m).
P. s. Gallon, 2002: 214, f. 35-46 (mf, S).
P. s. Schmidt, 2003l: 228, f. 728-729 (mf).

mf vorax Pocock, 1897 *....................Angola, Central, East Africa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:002398]
P. v. Pocock, 1897b: 752, pl. 43, f. 3 (Dm).
P. v. Strand, 1907l: 19 (Dm).
P. mutus Roewer, 1953b: 74, f. 26-27 (m, misidentified).
P. v. Smith, 1990c: 102, f. 591-600 (m, removed from S of P. constrictus).
P. v. Schmidt, 1995h: 8, f. 2 (Df).
P. v. Peters, 2000b: 104, f. 310-311 (m).
P. v. Gallon, 2002: 216, f. 47-56 (mf).
P. v. Schmidt, 2003l: 229, f. 730-731 (mf).