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Lamponidae
unidentified lamponid
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Suborder: Araneomorphae
Superfamily: Gnaphosoidea
Family: Lamponidae
Simon, 1893
Genera

see text

Diversity
23 genera, 191 species
Unidentified lamponiid from Castle Hill, Sydney

The Lamponidae are a spider family with about 200 described species in 23 genera.

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Distribution

Species from this family are generally endemic to Australia, with the genus Centrocalia endemic to New Caledonia, and two Lampona species (L. cylindrata, L. murina) also occurring in New Zealand. Lampona papua is endemic to New Guinea, where two otherwise Australian species (Centrothele mutica, Lamponova wau) also occur.

Genera

The categorization into subfamilies follows Joel Hallan's Biology Catalog.

  • Centrothelinae Platnick, 2000
  • Asadipus Simon, 1897 (Australia)
  • Bigenditia Platnick, 2000 (Australia)
  • Centrocalia Platnick, 2000 (New Caledonia)
  • Centroina Platnick, 2002 (Australia)
  • Centrothele L. Koch, 1873 (Australia)
  • Centsymplia Platnick, 2000 (Australia)
  • Graycassis Platnick, 2000 (Australia)
  • Longepi Platnick, 2000 (Australia)
  • Notsodipus Platnick, 2000 (Australia)
  • Prionosternum Dunn, 1951 (Australia)
  • Queenvic Platnick, 2000 (Australia)
  • Lamponinae Simon, 1893
  • Lampona Thorell, 1869 (Australia)
  • Lamponata Platnick, 2000 (Australia)
  • Lamponega Platnick, 2000 (Australia)
  • Lamponella Platnick, 2000 (Australia)
  • Lamponicta Platnick, 2000 (Australia)
  • Lamponina Strand, 1913 (Australia)
  • Lamponoides Platnick, 2000 (Australia)
  • Lamponova Platnick, 2000 (Australia, New Zealand)
  • Lamponusa Platnick, 2000 (Australia)
  • Platylampona Platnick, 2004 (Australia)
  • Pseudolamponinae Platnick, 2000
  • Paralampona Platnick, 2000 (Australia)
  • Pseudolampona Platnick, 2000 (Australia)

See also

References

  • A relimitation and revision of the Australasian ground spider family Lamponidae (Araneae, Gnaphosoidea). Bulletin of the AMNH 245. PDF (56Mb) - Abstract

Further reading

  • Platnick, N.I. (2004). On a Third Group of Flattened Ground Spiders from Australia (Araneae, Lamponidae). American Museum Novitates 3462. PDF (Platylampona)

External links

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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

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Etymology

Proper noun

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Lamponidae

  1. a taxonomic family, within superfamily Gnaphosoidea - many Australian spiders
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See also

  • Asadipus
  • Bigenditia
  • Centrocalia
  • Centroina
  • Centrothele
  • Centsymplia
  • Graycassis
  • Lampona
  • Lamponata
  • Lamponega
  • Lamponella
  • Lamponicta
  • Lamponina
  • Lamponoides
  • Lamponova
  • Lamponusa
  • Longepi
  • Notsodipus
  • Paralampona
  • Platylampona
  • Prionosternum
  • Pseudolampona
  • Queenvic

Wikispecies

Up to date as of January 23, 2010

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Taxonavigation

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Ordo: Araneae
Subordo: Opisthothelae
Infraordo: Araneomorphae
Taxon: Neocribellatae
Series: Entelegynae
Sectio: Dionycha
Superfamilia: Gnaphosoidea
Familia: Lamponidae
Genera: Asadipus - Bigenditia - Centrocalia - Centroina - Centrothele - Centsymplia - Graycassis - Lampona - Lamponata - Lamponega - Lamponella - Lamponicta - Lamponina - Lamponoides - Lamponova - Lamponusa - Longepi - Notsodipus - Paralampona - Platylampona - Prionosternum - Pseudolampona - Queenvic

Name

Lamponidae Simon, 1893

References

  • Platnick, N.I. 2000: A relimitation and revision of the Australasian ground spider family Lamponidae (Araneae: Gnaphosoidea) Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 245: 1-330.

Vernacular names


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