Aptostichus

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Aptostichus
Aptostichus female.jpg
Aptostichus sp.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Mygalomorphae
Family: Euctenizidae
Genus: Aptostichus
Simon, 1891[1]
Type species
A. atomarius
Simon, 1891
Species

41, see text

Synonyms[1]

Aptostichus is a genus of North American mygalomorph spiders in the Euctenizidae family, and was first described by Eugène Simon in 1891.[3] They are found predominantly in southern California, United States.[4][5]

Species[edit]

Trapdoor of an Aptostichus burrow
Aptostichus miwok male (top) and female

As of May 2019 it contains forty-one species in the United States and Mexico:[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Gen. Aptostichus Simon, 1891". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2019. doi:10.24436/2. Retrieved 2019-06-03.
  2. ^ a b Bond, J. E.; Opell, B. D. (2002). "Phylogeny and taxonomy of the genera of south-western North American Euctenizinae trapdoor spiders and their relatives (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Cyrtaucheniidae)". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 136: 518.
  3. ^ Simon, E. (1891). "Liste des espéces de la famille des Aviculariidae qui habitent le Mexique et l'Amérique du Nord". Actes de la Société Linnéenne de Bordeaux. 44: 307–326.
  4. ^ Bond, Jason E.; et al. (2002). "Phylogeny and taxonomy of the genera of south-western North American Euctenizinae trapdoor spiders and their relatives (Araneae: Mygalomorphae, Cyrtaucheniidae)". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 136 (3): 487–534. doi:10.1046/j.1096-3642.2002.00035.x.
  5. ^ Bond, Jason E.; Stockman, Amy K. (2008). "An Integrative Method for Delimiting Cohesion Species: Finding the Population-Species Interface in a Group of Californian Trapdoor Spiders with Extreme Genetic Divergence and Geographic Structuring". Systematic Biology. 57 (4): 628–646. doi:10.1080/10635150802302443. PMID 18686196.