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Trochanteriidae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Suborder: Araneomorphae
Superfamily: Gnaphosoidea
Family: Trochanteriidae
Karsch, 1879
Genera

see text

Diversity
18 genera, 149 species

The Trochanteriidae are a spider family with 149 species in 18 genera.

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Distribution

Most genera are endemic to Australia.

Doliomalus is endemic to Chile, Trochanteria to Argentina, Paraguay and Brazil.

Olin occurs on Sulawesi and Christmas Island, Plator species live in China, India, Korea and Japan.

Platyoides species exist in southern Africa, Madagascar and Canary Islands. One species, P. walteri, was introduced to Australia.

Genera

  • Boolathana Platnick, 2002 — Australia
  • Desognaphosa Platnick, 2002 — Australia
  • Doliomalus Simon, 1897 — Chile
  • Fissarena Henschel, Davies & Dickman, 1995 — Australia
  • Hemicloeina Simon, 1893 — Australia
  • Longrita Platnick, 2002 — Australia
  • Morebilus Platnick, 2002 — Australia
  • Olin Deeleman-Reinhold, 2001 — Sulawesi, Christmas Island
  • Plator Simon, 1880 — China, India, Korea, Japan
  • Platorish Platnick, 2002 — Australia
  • Platyoides O. P-Cambridge, 1890 — Africa, Madagascar
  • Pyrnus Simon, 1880 — - Australia, New Caledonia
  • Rebilus Simon, 1880 — - Australia
  • Tinytrema Platnick, 2002 — - Australia
  • Trachycosmus Simon, 1893 — Australia
  • Trachyspina Platnick, 2002 — Australia
  • Trachytrema Simon, 1909 — Australia
  • Trochanteria Karsch, 1878 — South America

See also

References

  • Platnick, N.I. (2002): A revision of the Australasian ground spiders of the families Ammoxenidae, Cithaeronidae, Gallieniellidae, and Trochanteriidae (Araneae, Gnaphosoidea). Bulletin of the AMNH 271 PDF (26Mb) Abstract (with key to Australian species)
  • Platnick, Norman I. (2008): The world spider catalog, version 8.5. American Museum of Natural History.

External links

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Wikispecies

Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikispecies

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: Trochanteriidae
Subfamiliae: Morebilinae - Trachycosminae - Trochanteriinae - incertae sedis

Genera overview: Boolathana - Desognanops - Desognaphosa - Doliomalus - Fissarena - Hemicloeina - Longrita - Morebilus - Olin - Plator - Platorish - Platyoides - Pyrnus - Rebilus - Tinytrema - Trachycosmus - Trachyspina - Trachytrema - Trochanteria

Name

Trochanteriidae Karsch, 1879

Synonyms

References

  • Karsch, F. 1879. Arachnologische Beitrage. Zeitschrift für die gesammten Naturwissenschaften 52: 534-562. [536]
  • Platnick, N. I. 2002. A revision of the Australasian ground spiders of the families Ammoxenidae, Cithaeronidae, Gallieniellidae, and Trochanteriidae (Araneae: Gnaphosoidea). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 271: 1-243. PDF
  • Platnick, N. I. 2009. The World Spider Catalog, version 9.5. American Museum of Natural History. [1]

Vernacular names

한국어: 홑거미과
日本語: ヒトエグモ科
Wikimedia Commons For more multimedia, look at Trochanteriidae on Wikimedia Commons.

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