Althepus Thorell, 1898

Liu, Chang, Li, Fengyuan, Wongprom, Prasit, Zheng, Guo & Li, Shuqiang, 2017, Eleven new species of the spider genus Althepus Thorell, 1898 (Araneae, Ochyroceratidae) from Thailand, Zootaxa 4350 (3), pp. 469-499: 470

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Althepus Thorell, 1898


Genus Althepus Thorell, 1898 

Type species. Althepus pictus Thorell, 1898 

Diagnosis. The genus Althepus  belongs to the Psilodercinae and can be distinguished from other Psilodercinae genera by the combination of following characters: cheliceral promargin with 1–2 teeh, followed by a lamina, retromargin with 1–2 small teeth; carapace rounded; tarsus of male palp with lateral protrusion bearing a anceolate apophysis, short bulb with embolus and conductor widely separated ( Deeleman-Reinhold 1995).