Paratropididae

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Paratropididae
Paratropididae Near Pico Bonito National Park Honduras BY Stuart Longhorn Aug 2011.jpg
Paratropididae in Honduras
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
Distribution.paratropididae.1.png

The baldlegged spiders (Paratropididae) are a small spider family with eight species. They are mygalomomorphs more closely related to tarantulas and allies, than to most other 'web-building' spiders (araneomorphs).

Species[edit]

The categorization into subfamilies follows Joel Hallan.[1]

  • Anisaspoides gigantea F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1896 (Brazil)

See also[edit]