Theraphosoidea

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Theraphosoidea
Avicularia metallica immature.jpg
young Avicularia metallica, Theraphosidae
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Suborder: Opisthothelae
Infraorder: Mygalomorphae
Superfamily: Theraphosoidea
Families

Theraphosidae
Paratropididae

Diversity
2 families, 905 species

The Theraphosoidea are a superfamily of mygalomorph spiders. They contain two families of spiders: