Araneidae : Zygiellinae subfamily

Some recent work suggests the recent Zygiellinae subfamily should be used with a few genera moved there. The flag was raised nearly 2 years ago - I just want to bring it to the attention of more people.

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As I noted in the flag, I (who is the spider curator) can not find a non paywalled version of the needed reference to do the work.

The site does not expect its curators to pay for access to material to do work. As a point of conscience, I will not use one of the services which bypass paywalls. I wish more articles and journals were open access, but if authors choose or are forced to publish in pay to access ones, I believe their rights/decision need to be honoured.

Someone posted another link in the flag to the reference today, but beyond the abstract, it too is locked to folks who do not have to Oxford journals.

The notes put into the flag today at least provide needed information to move some species, which is not in the free to read abstract. I will try to do that in the next day or so. However, I do not know if this is all the needed changes.


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