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

Family: LIPHISTIIDAE

Gen. Ryuthela Haupt, 1983 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidergen:03547]

R. Haupt, 1983: 286, type Heptathela nishihirai Haupt, 1979; N.B.: considered a junior synonym of Heptathela Kishida, 1923 by Raven, 1985a: 163, but monophyly argued by Haupt, 2003: 91.

In synonymy:
H. owadai Ono, 1997 = H. sasakii Ono, 1997 (Tanikawa, 2013a: 38).
H. secundaria Ono, 1997 = H. sasakii Ono, 1997 (Tanikawa, 2013a: 38).
H. tanikawai Ono, 1997 = H. ishigakiensis Haupt, 1983 (Tanikawa, 2013a: 38).

mf iheyana Ono, 2002....................Ryukyu Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:037419]
R. i. Ono, 2002a: 52, f. 1-3 (Df).
R. i. Ono, 2009a: 80, f. 1, 7-8 (f).
R. i. Tanikawa, 2013a: 34, f. 2D-F, 3D-F, 4D-F, 5, 6A-E (f, Dm).

mf ishigakiensis Haupt, 1983....................Ryukyu Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:000011]
R. nishihirai i. Haupt, 1983: 287, f. 9f, 10c-d, 12f, 13h (Dmf).
R. i. Ono, 1997b: 150 (elevated from subspecies).
R. tanikawai Ono, 1997b: 157, f. 19-20 (Df) [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:000024].
R. nishihirai i. Haupt, 2003: 71, f. 48C-D, 52C-E, 53.25-33, 62B (mf).
R. i. Ono, 2009a: 80, f. 33-37 (mf).
R. tanikawai Ono, 2009a: 80, f. 38-40 (f).
R. i. Tanikawa, 2013a: 38, f. 2J-L, 3J-L, 4J-L (mf, S).

mf nishihirai (Haupt, 1979) *....................Okinawa [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:000017]
Heptathela n. Haupt, 1979: 356, f. 6a-d, 7a-b, 8a-b, 9a-c, 10, 12a-c (Dmf).
Heptathela n. Yaginuma, 1979c: 1, f. 2 (m).
Heptathela n. Yaginuma, 1980c: 44, f. 2 (m).
R. n. Haupt, 1983: 286, f. 9g-h, 10a-b, 11b, 12b, 12e, 13g (Tmf from Heptathela).
R. n. Haupt, 1984: 164, f. 3, 5 (m).
R. n. Kraus, 1984: 375, f. 2 (m).
Heptathela n. Yaginuma, 1986a: 2, f. 1.2 (m).
Heptathela n. Chikuni, 1989b: 18, f. 2 (m).
Heptathela n. Yoo & Kim, 2002: 28, f. 47 (m).
R. n. Haupt, 2003: 71, f. 43H, 48A-B, 52A-B, 53.1-24, 55.7-9, 62A (mf).
R. n. Ono, 2009a: 80, f. 26-32 (mf).
R. n. Tanikawa, 2013a: 33, f. 2A-C, 3A-C, 4A-C (mf).

mf sasakii Ono, 1997....................Ryukyu Is. [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:000020]
R. s. Ono, 1997b: 151, f. 1-8 (Dmf).
R. secundaria Ono, 1997b: 153, f. 9-10 (Df) [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:000022].
R. owadai Ono, 1997b: 155, f. 15-18 (Dm) [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spidersp:000019].
R. owadai Ono, 2001a: 151, f. 1-3 (Df).
R. s. Ono, 2009a: 80, f. 9-14 (mf).
R. owadai Ono, 2009a: 80, f. 19-25 (mf).
R. secundaria Ono, 2009a: 80, f. 15-18 (f).
R. owadai Schwendinger & Ono, 2011: 616, f. 48-50 (m).
R. s. Tanikawa, 2013a: 38, f. 2G-I, 3G-I, 4G-I, 6F-Y (mf, S).