Mallos (spider)

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Mallos
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Suborder: Araneomorphae
Superfamily: Dictynoidea
Family: Dictynidae
Genus: Mallos
O. P-Cambridge, 1902
Species

Mallos blandus Chamberlin & Gertsch, 1958 — USA
Mallos bryantae Gertsch, 1946 — USA, Mexico
Mallos chamberlini Bond & Opell, 1997 — Mexico
Mallos dugesi (Becker, 1886) — USA, Mexico
Mallos flavovittatus (Keyserling, 1881) — Venezuela, Peru
Mallos gertschi Bond & Opell, 1997 — Mexico
Mallos gregalis (Simon, 1909) — Mexico
Mallos hesperius (Chamberlin, 1916) — Mexico to Paraguay
Mallos kraussi Gertsch, 1946 — Mexico
Mallos macrolirus Bond & Opell, 1997 — Mexico
Mallos margaretae Gertsch, 1946 — Costa Rica, Panama
Mallos mians (Chamberlin, 1919) — USA, Mexico
Mallos nigrescens (Caporiacco, 1955) — Venezuela
Mallos niveus O. P.-Cambridge, 1902 — USA, Mexico
Mallos pallidus (Banks, 1904) — USA, Mexico
Mallos pearcei Chamberlin & Gertsch, 1958 — USA

Mallos is a spider genus belonging to the Dictynidae family.

Among the genus, Mallos gregalis is known to be a social spider species, living in groups and signaling each other by vibrating their web.

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