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Phonognatha
P. graeffei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Family: Araneidae
Genus: Phonognatha
Simon, 1894

Phonognatha is a genus of spider. A small genus of seven species of the family Araneidae, it was previously placed in Tetragnathidae.[1][2]

The type species Phonognatha graeffei (Leaf curling spider), is a common Australian spider found in urban areas as well as woodlands in the North-eastern, Eastern and Southern states.

The following is a list of species in the genus:[1]

References

  1. ^ a b Platnick, N. I. 2008. Araneidae The World Spider Catalog, version 9.0. American Museum of Natural History.
  2. ^ Kuntner, M., J. A. Coddington & G. Hormiga. 2008. Phylogeny of extant nephilid orb-weaving spiders (Araneae, Nephilidae): testing morphological and ethological homologies. Cladistics 24: 190. [1]

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Wikispecies

Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikispecies

Phonognatha graeffei

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
Superfamilia: Araneoidea
Familia: Araneidae
Genus: Phonognatha
Species: P. graeffei - P. guanga - P. joannae - P. melania - P. melanopyga - P. pallida - P. vicitra

Name

Phonognatha Simon, 1894

Type species: Phonognatha graeffei Keyserling, 1865

Synonyms

References

  • Kuntner, M., J. A. Coddington & G. Hormiga. 2008. Phylogeny of extant nephilid orb-weaving spiders (Araneae, Nephilidae): testing morphological and ethological homologies. Cladistics 24: 190. [1]
  • Platnick, N. I. 2008. The World Spider Catalog, version 9.0. American Museum of Natural History. [2]

Vernacular names

English: Phonognatha

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