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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: Haplogynae
Superfamilia: Pholcoidea
Familia: Pholcidae
Genus: Modisimus
Species: M. bribri - M. cahuita - M. caldera - M. coco - M. dominical - M. guatuso - M. madreselva - M. nicaraguensis - M. pittier - M. sanvito - M. sarapiqui - M. selvanegra - M. tortuguero


Modisimus Simon, 1893

Type species: Modisimus glaucus Simon, 1893


  • Modisimops Mello-Leitão, 1946. TS: M. dilutus Gertsch, 1941. HT: AMNH. Synomymized by Brignoli, 1973.
  • Hedypsilus Simon, 1893, TS: H. culicinus Simon, 1893. HT: MNHN. Synomymized by Huber, 1996.


  • Huber, Bernhard A., 1998, Notes on the neotropical spider genus Modisimus (Pholcidae, Araneae), with descriptions of thirteen new species from Costa Rica and neighboring countries, Journal of Arachnology 26: 19-60. [1]
  • Valdez-Mondragón, A.; Francke, O.F. 2009: A new species of Modisimus (Araneae: Pholcidae) from Chiapas, Mexico. Texas Mem. Mus. Speleol. Monogr., 7: 57-62.


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