Subfamily Acanthocteninae

The subfamily Acanthocteninae comprising the Neotropical genera Acanthoctenus, Nothroctenus, Phymatoctenus and Viracucha was recognized as monophyletic and as a basal group within the Ctenids by Silva Dávila (2003). Dupérré (2015) included Phymatoctenus in Acantheinae.

Acanthoctenus Keyserling, 1877

Species
Author
Synonym
Revision
Occurrence
A. gaujoniSimon,1906Bosselaers (2002)Ecuador, Venezuela
A. kollari
(Reimoser,1939)Paracantheis kollariKraus (1955)Costa Rica
A. maculatus
Petrunkevitch,1925Panama
A. mammifer
Mello-Leitão, 1939Brazil
A. obauratus
Simon,1906Brazil
A. plebejus
Simon,1906Peru, Venezuela
A.remotus
Chickering,1960Polotow & Brescovit (2012)Jamaica
A. rubrotaeniatus
Mello-Leitão,1947Brazil
A. spiniger
Keyserling,1877Silva (2003)Mexico to Venezuela
A. spinipes
Keyserling,1877Paracantheis virgineae, Gephyroctenus kolosvaryPolotow & Brescovit (2008)Guatemala to Paraguay

Nothroctenus Badcock, 1932

Species
Author
Synonym
Revision
Occurrence
N. bahiensis
Mello-Leitão,1936Dias & Brescovit (2004)Brazil
N. fuxico
Dias & Brescovit,2004Dias & Brescovit (2004)Brazil
N. marshi
(F.O.P.-Cambridge,1897)Dias & Brescovit (2004)Brazil
N. omega
(Mello-Leitão,1929)Dias & Brescovit (2004)Brazil
N. sericeus
(Mello-Leitão,1929)Dias & Brescovit (2004)Brazil
N. spinulosus
(Mello-Leitão,1929)Dias & Brescovit (2004)Brazil

Viracucha Lehtinen, 1967

Species
Author
Synonym
Revision
Occurrence
V. andicola(Simon,1906)Lehtinen (1967)Bolivia
V. exilis
(Mello-Leitão,1936)genus belonging doubtfulBrazil
V. misionesicus
(Mello-Leitão,1945)genus belonging doubtfulArgentina
V. paraguayensis
(Strand,1909)genus belonging doubtfulBrazil, Paraguay
V. ridleyi
(F. O. P.-Cambridge,1897)genus belonging doubtfulBrazil
V. silvicola
(Soares & Soares,1946)genus belonging doubtfulBrazil