|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2015|
|Journal:||Bulletin of Zoological Nomenclature|
|Type of Article:||Notes|
In order to resolve an instance of misidentified type species, under Article 70.3 of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature I select and fix Synemosyna scorpionia Hentz, 1846 to be the type species of Peckhamia Simon, 1900 (usually cited as 1901), a genus of ant-like salticid spiders from the New World. Acting as First Reviser, for the sake of stability and universality I also establish Peckhamia Simon, 1900 as the valid name for this genus, granting it precedence over its simultaneously published subjective synonym Consingis Simon, 1900.
On the generic name Peckhamia Simon 1900 (Araneae, SALTICIDAE)