Uloboroidea

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Uloboroidea
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Uloborus plumipes, Uloboridae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Suborder: Araneomorphae
Division: Entelegynae
Superfamily: Uloboroidea
Families

Deinopidae
Uloboridae

Diversity
2 families, 319 species

The Uloboroidea are a superfamily of cribellate [1] araneomorph spiders. They contain two families of eight-eyed spiders:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Coddington, J.A. & Levi, H.W. (1991). Systematics and Evolution of Spiders (Araneae). Annu. Rev. Ecol. Syst. 22:565-592