Stenochilidae

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

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Diversity
2 genera, 12 species
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The Stenochilidae are a spider family with twelve described species in two genera. All species produce ecribellate silk (Griswold et al., 1999).

Distribution[edit]

The Stenochilidae occur in Southeast Asia.

Species[edit]

Colopea Simon, 1893

Stenochilus O. P-Cambridge, 1870

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • 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