Subfamily Cteninae

The subfamily Cteninae to date comprises the Neotropical genera AncylometesCelaetycheus, Centroctenus, Ctenus, Isoctenus, Ohvida, Parabatinga, Phoneutria and the new genus Spinoctenus. Asthenoctenus was thought to belong to the subfamily Viridasiinae, but remained in Ctenidae, since Viridasiidae were lifted to the Family rank. 

The belonging of the well-known genus Cupiennius ist still not resolved, it was recently excluded from Ctenidae, but not assigned to another family so far.

See also the thesis of Daniele Polotow and Polotow & Brescovit (2014), Hazzi et al. (2018).

Recently revised genera and (re-)described species

Ancylometes Bertkau, 1880

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Celaetycheus Simon, 1897

Species
Author
Synonym
Revision
Occurrence
Celaetycheus flavostriatusSimon, 1897Polotow & Brescovit (2013)Bahia, Brazil
Celaetycheus abaraPolotow & Brescovit, 2013
Polotow & Brescovit (2013)
Bahia, Brazil
Celaetycheus aberemPolotow & Brescovit, 2013
Polotow & Brescovit (2013)
Bahia, Brazil
Celaetycheus acarajePolotow & Brescovit, 2013
Polotow & Brescovit (2013)
Bahia, Brazil
Celaetycheus beijuPolotow & Brescovit, 2013
Polotow & Brescovit (2013)
Bahia, Brazil
Celaetycheus boboPolotow & Brescovit, 2013
Polotow & Brescovit (2013)
Bahia, Brazil
Celaetycheus caruruPolotow & Brescovit, 2013
Polotow & Brescovit (2013)
Bahia, Brazil
Celaetycheus moquecaPolotow & Brescovit, 2013
Polotow & Brescovit (2013)
Bahia, Brazil
Celaetycheus mungunzaPolotow & Brescovit, 2013
Polotow & Brescovit (2013)
Bahia, Brazil
Celaetycheus vatapaPolotow & Brescovit, 2013
Polotow & Brescovit (2013)
Bahia, Brazil

Centroctenus Mello-Leitão, 1929

SpeciesAuthorSynonymRevisionOccurrence
C. acaraBrescovit, 1996
Brescovit (1996)

Amazonas, Brazil
C. auberti(Caporiacco, 1954)Ctenus tapereba

Brescovit (1996)

Amazonas, Brazil
C. irupana
Brescovit, 1996


Brescovit (1996)
Amazonas, Brazil, Bolivia
C. miriumaBrescovit, 1996Brescovit (1996)Amazonas, Brazil
C. ocelliventer(Strand, 1909)Brescovit (1996)Amazonas, Brazil

Ctenus Walkenaer, 1805

SpeciesAuthorSynonymRevisionOccurrence
Ctenus dubiusWalckenaer, 1805 - neotype
Brescovit & Simó (2007)French Guiana
C. amphoraMello-Leitão, 1930Höfer et al. (1994)Amazonia
C. crulsiMello-Leitão, 1930Höfer et al. (1994)Amazonia
C. delesserti(Caporiacco, 1947)Polotow & Brescovit (2012)Guyana
C. falconensisSchenkel, 1953Polotow & Brescovit (2012)Venezuela
C. fernandaeBrescovit & Simó, 2007Brescovit & Simó (2007)Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
C. inajaHöfer, Brescovit & Gasnier, 1994Höfer et al. (1994)Amazonia, Brazi, Colombia
C. maculisternisStrand,1909Höfer & Brescovit (1997)Bolivia, Brazil
C. manauaraHöfer, Brescovit & Gasnier, 1994Höfer et al. (1994)Amazonas, Brazil
C. mediusKeyserling, 1891Oligoctenus medius
Brescovit & Simó (2007)S Brazil
C. minorF.O. Pickard-Cambridge. 1897Höfer et al. (1994)Amazonas, Brazil
C. nigritusF.O. Pickard-Cambridge. 1897Polotow & Brescovit (2012)Pará, Brazil
C. ornatus(Keyserling, 1877)Oligoctenus ornatus
Brescovit & Simó (2007)Mata Atlântica, SE Brazil
C. paubrasilBrescovit & Simó, 2007Brescovit & Simó (2007)Bahia, Espírito Santo, Brazil
C. pauloterraiBrescovit & Simó, 2007Brescovit & Simó (2007)Bahia, Brazil
C. rectipesF.O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897Brescovit & Simó (2007)NE Brazil
C. serratipesF.O.Pickard-Cambridge, 1897Polotow & Brescovit (2012)Guayana, Brazil
C. sigma(Schenkel, 1953)Isoctenus sigma

Polotow & Brescovit (2012)
Venezuela
C. vehemensKeyserling, 1891Oligoctenus vehemens
Brescovit & Simó (2007)
Espirito Santo
C. vespertilioMello-Leitão, 1941

Andean Colombia
C. villasboasiMello-Leitão, 1949
Höfer et al. (1994)
Amazonas, Brazil, Colombia

Cupiennius Simon, 1891

Species
Author
Synonym
Revision
Occurrence
C. bimaculatus(Taczanowski, 1874)Cupiennius celerrimusBrescovit & Polotow (2005)Amazonas, Brazil
C. coccineus(F.O.Pickard-Cambridge,1901)Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama
C. granadensisKeyserling,1877Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama

Isoctenus Bertkau, 1880

SpeciesAuthorSynonymRevisionOccurrence
I. areia Polotow & Brescovit,2009Polotow & Brescovit (2009)NE Brazil
I. charadaPolotow & Brescovit,2009Polotow & Brescovit (2009)Paraná
I. corymbusPolotow, Brescovit & Pellegatti-Franco,2005Polotow, Brescovit & Pellegatti-Franco (2005)
I. coxalis(Pickard-Cambridge,1902)Polotow & Brescovit (2009)Brazil
I. eupalaestrusMello-Leitão,1936Polotow & Brescovit (2009)SE Brazil
I. foliiferBertkau,1880Polotow & Brescovit (2009)E Brazil
I. griseolus(Mello-Leitão,1936)Polotow & Brescovit (2009)SE Brazil
I. herteli(Mello-Leitão,1947)Polotow & Brescovit (2009)Paraná
I. janeirus(Walckenaer,1837)Polotow & Brescovit (2009)E Brazil
I. malabarisPolotow, Brescovit & Ott,2007Polotow, Brescovit & Ott (2007)S Brazil
I. minusculus(Keyserling,1891)Polotow & Brescovit (2009)Central Brazil
I. ordinarioPolotow & Brescovit,2009Polotow & Brescovit (2009)S, SE Brazil
I. segredoPolotow & Brescovit,2009Polotow & Brescovit (2009)Paraná
I. strandiMello-Leitão,1936Polotow & Brescovit (2009)SE Brazil
I. taperae(Mello-Leitão,1936)Polotow & Brescovit (2009)NE, SE Brazil

Ohvida Polotow & Brescovit, 2009

SpeciesAuthorSynonymRevisionOccurrence
O. androsPolotow & Brescovit,2009Polotow & Brescovit (2009)Bahamas
O. biminiPolotow & Brescovit,2009Polotow & Brescovit (2009)Bahamas
O. brevitarsus(Bryant,1940)Ctenus brevitarsusPolotow & Brescovit (2009)Cuba
O. coxana(Bryant,1940)Ctenus coxanusPolotow & Brescovit (2009)Cuba
O. fulvorufa(Franganillo,1930)Celaetycheus fulvorufusPolotow & Brescovit (2009)Cuba
O. isolata(Bryant,1940)Ctenus isolatusPolotow & Brescovit (2009)Cuba
O. modestus(Bryant,1942)Celaetycheus modestus
Polotow & Brescovit (2014)Puerto Rico
O. turquinoPolotow & Brescovit,2009Polotow & Brescovit (2009)Cuba
O. vernalis(Bryant,1940)Ctenus vernalisPolotow & Brescovit (2009)Cuba

Parabatinga Polotow & Brescovit, 2009

SpeciesAuthorSynonymRevisionOccurrence
Parabatinga brevipes(Keyserling,1891)Ctenus brevipes, C. taeniatusPolotow & Brescovit (2009)South America

Phoneutria Perty, 1833

Species
Author
Synonym
Revision
Occurrence
P. bahiensisSimó & Brescovit,2001Martins & Bertani (2007)Atlantic Forest, Brazil
P. boliviensis
(F.O.P.-Cambridge, 1897)Simó & Brescovit (2001)Amazonas, Brazil
P. eickstedtae
Martins & Bertani (2007)Atlantic Forest, Brazil
P. fera
Simó & Brescovit (2001)Amazonas, Brazil
P. keyserlingi
(F.O.P.-Cambridge, 1897)Martins & Bertani (2007)Atlantic Forest, Brazil
P. nigriventer
Martins & Bertani (2007)Atlantic Forest, Brazil
P.pertyi
(F.O.P.-Cambridge, 1897)Martins & Bertani (2007)Atlantic Forest, Brazil
P. reidyi
(F.O.P.-Cambridge, 1897)Simó & Brescovit (2001)Amazonas, Brazil

Spinoctenus Hazzi, Polotow, Brescovit, González-Obando & Simó, 2018

Spinoctenus Hazzi, Polotow, Brescovit, González-Obando & Simó, 2018

Species
Author
Synonym
Revision
Occurrence
S. chocoensisHazzi et al., 2018Chocó, Colombia
S. eberhardi
Hazzi et al., 2018Central Andean Cordillera, Colombia
S. escalerete
Hazzi et al., 2018Valle de Cauca, Colombia
S. flammigerus
Hazzi et al., 2018Narino Dept, Colombia
S. florezi
Hazzi et al., 2018Eastern Andean Cordillera, Colombia
S. nambi
Hazzi et al., 2018Narino Dept, Colombia
S.pericos
Hazzi et al., 2018Valle de Cauca, Colombia
S. spinosus
Hazzi et al., 2018Western and Central Andean Cordilleras, Colombia
S. stephaniaeHazzi et al., 2018Western and Central Andean Cordilleras, Colombia
S. tequendamaHazzi et al., 2018Eastern Andean Cordillera, Colombia