Synotaxidae

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Synotaxidae
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Suborder: Araneomorphae
Superfamily: Araneoidea
Family: Synotaxidae
Simon, 1894
Genera

see text

Diversity
13 genera, 68 species
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The Synotaxidae are a spider family with 68 described species in 13 genera.

Distribution[edit]

Species of this family occur in Central and South America, New Zealand and Australia.

Genera[edit]

The categorization into subfamilies follows Joel Hallan's Biology Catalog.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Agnarsson I. 2003b. The phylogenetic placement and circumscription of the genus Synotaxus (Araneae: Synotaxidae) with a description of a new species from Guyana, and notes on theridioid phylogeny. Invertebrate Systematics 17(6): 719-734. PDF (Synotaxus waiwai)
  • Eberhard, W.G. (1995). The web and building behavior of Synotaxus ecuadorensis (Araneae, Synotaxidae). J. Arachnol. 23:25-30. PDF