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Taxonomy changes

Microhexura and Euagrus were moved from Dipluridae to Euagridae Rᴀᴠᴇɴ 1979, and Microhexuridae Bond, Opatova & Hedin, 2020 respectively. I renamed the Dipluridae node to Euagridae. I adjusted the info. pages but they may still need some updating.

Also I noticed Brachypelma vagans is now Tlitocatl vagans. We have nodes for the species but no images. Is it worth changing?

Seems reasonable to change the genus name
for Brachypelma. We have a note that says it is the only Theraphosid found east of the Mississippi and we do have an image from Florida, though we couldn't say if it is vagans or not.

Got it.
I think I was considering *what if a Brachypelma from Mexico turned up in Texas?* or something like that because it's still a valid genus. I think you're right though, just changing it and keeping that info in the same place makes more sense.

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