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Stenochilidae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Suborder: Araneomorphae
Superfamily: Palpimanoidea
Family: Stenochilidae
Thorell, 1873
Genera

see text

Diversity
2 genera, 12 species

The Stenochilidae are a spider family with twelve described species in two genera. All species produce ecribellate silk (Griswold et al., 1999).

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Distribution

The Stenochilidae occur in Southeast Asia.

Species

Colopea Simon, 1893

  • Colopea laeta (Thorell, 1895) (Myanmar, Thailand)
  • Colopea malayana Lehtinen, 1982 (Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore)
  • Colopea pusilla (Simon, 1893) (Philippines)
  • Colopea romantica Lehtinen, 1982 (Bali)
  • Colopea silvestris Lehtinen, 1982 (New Guinea)
  • Colopea tuberculata Platnick & Shadab, 1974 (Fiji)
  • Colopea unifoveata Lehtinen, 1982 (Borneo)
  • Colopea virgata Lehtinen, 1982 (Thailand, Vietnam)
  • Colopea xerophila Lehtinen, 1982 (New Guinea)

Stenochilus O. P-Cambridge, 1870

  • Stenochilus crocatus Simon, 1884 (Myanmar, Cambodia, Sri Lanka)
  • Stenochilus hobsoni O. P.-Cambridge, 1870 (India)
  • Stenochilus scutulatus Platnick & Shadab, 1974 (India)

See also

References

  • Platnick, N.I., Shadab, M.U. (1974). A revision of the spider family Stenochilidae (Arachnida, Araneae). American Museum novitates 2556 PDF - Abstract
  • Griswold, C.E., Coddington, J.A., Platnick, N.I. and Forster, R.R. (1999). Towards a Phylogeny of Entelegyne Spiders (Araneae, Araneomorphae, Entelegynae). Journal of Arachnology 27: 53-63. PDF
  • Penney, D. 2004. Cretaceous Canadian amber spider and the palpimanoidean nature of lagonomegopids. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 49(4): 579–584. PDF
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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: Araneomorphae
Taxon: Neocribellatae
Series: Entelegynae
Superfamilia: Palpimanoidea
Familia: Stenochilidae
Genera: Colopea - Stenochilus

Name

Stenochilidae Thorell, 1873

References

  • Zheng, G.; Marusik, Y.M.; Li, S. 2009: Discovery of Stenochilidae Thorell, 1873 (Araneae) in China, with description of a new species from Yunnan. Revue suisse de zoologie, 116(2): 303-311. [abstract only seen]

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