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Paratropididae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Suborder: Mygalomorphae
Superfamily: Theraphosoidea
Family: Paratropididae
Simon, 1889
Genera

see text

Diversity
4 genera, 8 species

The baldlegged spiders (Paratropididae) are a small spider family with eight species. They are related to tarantulas.

Species

The categorization into subfamilies follows Joel Hallan.[1]

  • Glabropelmatinae Raven, 1985
  • Melloina Brignoli, 1985
  • Melloina gracilis (Schenkel, 1953) (Venezuela)
  • Melloina rickwesti Raven, 1999 (Panama)
  • Paratropidinae Simon, 1889
  • Anisaspis Simon, 1891
  • Anisaspoides gigantea F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1896 (Brazil)
  • Paratropis Simon, 1889
  • Paratropis papilligera F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1896 (Brazil)
  • Paratropis sanguinea Mello-Leitão, 1923 (Brazil)
  • Paratropis scruposa Simon, 1889 (Peru)
  • Paratropis seminermis Caporiacco, 1955 (Venezuela)

See also

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Wikispecies

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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: Mygalomorphae
Superfamilia: Theraphosoidea
Familia: Paratropididae
Genera: Anisaspis - Anisaspoides - Melloina - Paratropis

Name

Paratropididae Simon, 1889

Reference

  • Platnick, N. I. 2008. The World Spider Catalog, version 9.0. American Museum of Natural History. [1]

Vernacular names

Català: Paratropídid
English: Baldlegged Spiders

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