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

Family: ZOROCRATIDAE

Gen. Raecius Simon, 1892 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:01765]

N.B.: transferred from the Zoropsidae to the Miturgidae by Lehtinen, 1967: 261, here by Griswold et al., 1999: 59; considered a senior synonym of Mnesitheus Thorell, 1899, transferred from the Tengellidae, by Lehtinen, 1967: 250.

In synonymy:
R. vittatus (Simon, 1907) = R. asper (Thorell, 1899) (Griswold, 2002: 123).
R. zoropsides (Strand, 1916) = R. asper (Thorell, 1899) (Griswold, 2002: 123).

j aculeatus Dahl, 1901....................Congo [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:020336]
R. a. Dahl, 1901a: 188 (Dj; N.B.: misplaced in this genus, per Griswold, 2002: 129).

mf asper (Thorell, 1899)....................Cameroon, Bioko [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:020337]
Mnesitheus a. Thorell, 1899: 18 (Df).
Mnesitheus vittatus Simon, 1907d: 227 (Dj).
Mnesitheus zoropsides Strand, 1916e: 140 (Dm).
R. a. Lehtinen, 1967: 262, f. 73 (f).
R. zoropsides Lehtinen, 1967: 262, f. 85 (m).
R. zoropsides Griswold, 1993: 7, f. 25-27 (m).
R. a. Griswold, 2002: 122, f. 1-3, 6, 8, 18, 20, 24-42 (f, Sm).

f congoensis Griswold, 2002....................Congo [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:038712]
R. c. Griswold, 2002: 124, f. 7, 57-58 (Df).

f crassipes (L. Koch, 1875) *....................Ethiopia [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:020338]
Amaurobius c. L. Koch, 1875b: 32, pl. 3, f. 4 (Df).
R. c. Simon, 1892a: 230.

mf jocquei Griswold, 2002....................Ivory Coast [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:038713]
R. j. Griswold, 2002: 126, f. 10-17, 19, 21-23, 43-53 (Dmf).
R. j. Griswold et al., 2005: 44, f. 185A, 194C (m).
R. j. JocquƩ & Dippenaar-Schoeman, 2006: 272, f. 114a-f (mf).

m scharffi Griswold, 2002....................Tanzania [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:038714]
R. s. Griswold, 2002: 128, f. 4-5, 9, 54-56, 59-62 (Dm).