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

Family: SICARIIDAE

FAM. SICARIIDAE Keyserling, 1880: 267 [urn:lsid:amnh.org:spiderfam:0110]

Last updated May 27, 2014

N.B.: considered a senior synonym of Loxoscelidae by Platnick et al., 1991: 71, contra Gertsch & Ennik, 1983: 277, but not by Wunderlich, 2004b: 703.

Transferred to other families:
Diguetia Simon, 1895 -- see Diguetidae.
Drymusa Simon, 1891 -- see Drymusidae.
Kibramoa Chamberlin, 1924 -- see Plectreuridae.
Periegops Simon, 1893 -- see Periegopidae.
Pertica Simon, 1903 -- see Segestrioides under Diguetidae.
Plectophanes Bryant, 1935 -- see Cycloctenidae.
Plectreurys Simon, 1893 -- see Plectreuridae.
Scytodes Latreille, 1804 -- see Scytodidae.
Segestrioides Keyserling, 1883 -- see Diguetidae.

In synonymy:
Calheirosia Mello-Leitão, 1917 = Loxosceles Heineken & Lowe, 1832 (Brignoli, 1978a: 18).
Loxoscella Strand, 1906 = Loxosceles Heineken & Lowe, 1832 (Gertsch & Ennik, 1983: 277).

Genera:

Loxosceles
Sicarius