Trechaleidae

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Trechaleidae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Superfamily: Lycosoidea
Family: Trechaleidae
Simon, 1890
Genera

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Diversity
15 genera, 75 species

The Trechaleidae are a spider family with 75 described species in 15 genera.

Distribution[edit]

Almost all species in this family live in Central and South America. Only Shinobius orientalis is endemic to Japan.

Genera[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Höfer, H. & A. D. Brescovit. On the spider genus Rhoicinus (Araneae, Trechaleidae) in a central Amazonian inundation forest. J. Arachnol. 22: 54-59. PDF
  • Carico, J. E. (1993b). Revision of the genus Trechalea Thorell (Araneae, Trechaleidae) with a review of the taxonomy of the Trechaleidae and Pisauridae of the Western Hemisphere. J. Arachnol. 21: 226-257. PDF