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

Family: NEMESIIDAE

Gen. Pycnothele Chamberlin, 1917 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:00131]

N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Agersborgia Strand, 1936 (transferred from the Barychelidae to the Pycnothelidae) by Lucas & Bücherl, 1973: 241 and of Androthelopsis Mello-Leitão, 1934 (transferred from the Barychelidae to the Pycnothelidae by Lucas & Bücherl, 1973: 239, and itself considered a senior synonym of Pycnothelopsis Schiapelli & Gerschman, 1942: 319, type P. modesta Schiapelli & Gerschman, 1942 by Raven, 1985a: 101) by Pérez-Miles & Capocasale, 1989: 288.

Transferred to other genera:
P. tacuariensis (Pérez-Miles & Capocasale, 1982) -- see Acanthogonatus.

In synonymy:
P. anomala (Mello-Leitão, 1935) = P. perdita Chamberlin, 1917 (Lucas & Bücherl, 1973: 241).
P. auripila (Mello-Leitão, 1946) = P. auronitens (Keyserling, 1891) (Pérez-Miles & Capocasale, 1989: 289, after Pérez-Miles & Capocasale, 1983: 2, contra Raven, 1985a: 100, 102).
P. intermedia (Soares, 1944) = P. piracicabensis (Piza, 1938) (Lucas, Knysak & Zveibil, 1986: 6, sub Rachias, but see also Goloboff, 1995: 54 on generic placement of this name).

mf auronitens (Keyserling, 1891)....................Brazil, Uruguay [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:001248]
Trechona a. Keyserling, 1891: 18, pl. 1, f. 3 (Dm).
Metriopelma a. Pocock, 1903b: 114.
Crypsidromus a. Simon, 1903a: 931.
Psalistops auripilus Mello-Leitão, 1946c: 8, f. 12 (Dm).
Psalistops auripilus Bücherl, 1957: 388, f. 23 (m).
P. a. Gerschman & Schiapelli, 1970c: 100, f. 1-4 (Tm from Crypsidromus).
Pycnothelopsis modesta Schiapelli & Gerschman, 1971: 61 (Tm P. auripilus from Psalistops; S with P. m., rejected by Capocasale & Pérez-Miles, 1979).
Pycnothelopsis auripilus Capocasale & Pérez-Miles, 1979: 3, f. 2 (removed m from S; Df, =Acanthogonatus tacuariensis).
Pycnothelopsis auripilus Pérez-Miles & Capocasale, 1982: 6, pl. 2, f. 2 (m).
Pycnothelopsis a. Pérez-Miles & Capocasale, 1983: 2 (Tm from Pycnothele, rejected by Raven, 1985, S).
P. a. Raven, 1985a: 100 (Tm from Pycnothelopsis).
Androthelopsis auripilus Raven, 1985a: 100, 102 (removed m from S of Pycnothele auronitens, rejected by Pérez-Miles & Capocasale, 1989).
P. a. Pérez-Miles & Capocasale, 1989: 289, f. 1-2, 7, 10, 13, 16 (m, S).
P. a. Goloboff, 1995: 133, f. 18, 54, 116A-B (m, Df).

mf modesta (Schiapelli & Gerschman, 1942)....................Uruguay, Argentina [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:001249]
P. m. Goloboff, 1995: 130, f. 17, 53, 114A-D, 115A-I (removed m from S of P. singularis, contra Pérez-Miles & Capocasale, 1989: 291, Df).

mf perdita Chamberlin, 1917 *....................Brazil [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:001250]
P. perditus Chamberlin, 1917: 27, pl. 1, f. 1-4 (Dmf).
Heteromma anomala Mello-Leitão, 1935c: 356, f. 2-4 (Dm; generic name preoccupied).
Agersborgia anomala Strand, 1936: 167 (replacement generic name).
Agersborgia anomala Bücherl, 1957: 388, f. 24 (m).
P. p. Bücherl, 1957: 405, f. 96 (m).
P. p. Schiapelli & Gerschman, 1967b: 54, f. 1-8 (mf).
P. perditum Lucas & Bücherl, 1973: 241 (S).
P. p. Raven, 1985a: 100, f. 103-112 (m).
P. p. Pérez-Miles & Capocasale, 1989: 290, f. 3-4, 9, 12, 15, 17 (m).

mf piracicabensis (Piza, 1938)....................Brazil [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:001251]
Rachias p. Piza, 1938a: 21 (Df).
Rachias intermedia Soares, 1944a: 160, f. 5-6 (Dm).
Rachias intermedius Brignoli, 1983c: 116.
Rachias plerumque Brignoli, 1983c: 116 (lapsus for Rachias piracicabensis).
Androthelopsis intermedius Raven, 1985a: 106 (Tm from Rachias).
Rachias p. Lucas, Knysak & Zveibil, 1986: 6, f. 4-6 (f, Sm).
Androthelopsis p. Platnick, 1989b: 84.

m singularis (Mello-Leitão, 1934)....................Brazil [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:001252]
Androthelopsis s. Mello-Leitão, 1934c: 402, f. 1-2 (Dm).
Pycnothelopsis modestus Schiapelli & Gerschman, 1942: 320, f. 4-6 (Dm).
Pycnothelopsis modesta Bücherl, 1957: 405, f. 95-95a (m).
Pycnothelopsis modestus Schiapelli & Gerschman, 1967b: 59, f. 9-13 (m).
Androthelopsis s. Lucas & Bücherl, 1973: 238, f. 1 (m).
Pycnothelopsis modestus Pérez-Miles & Capocasale, 1982: 6, pl. 2, f. 1 (m).
Androthelopsis modestus Raven, 1985a: 101, f. 113-119 (m).
P. s. Pérez-Miles & Capocasale, 1989: 291, f. 5-6, 8, 11, 14, 18 (m, S, rejected).