Dictynidae

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Dictynidae
Temporal range: Cretaceous–present
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Lathys insulana, male
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Dictynidae
O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1871
Diversity
52 genera, 566 species
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Dictynidae is a family of cribellate, hackled band-producing spiders first described by Octavius Pickard-Cambridge in 1871.[1] Most build irregular webs on or near the ground, creating a tangle of silken fibers among several branches or stems of one plant.[2]

Genera[edit]

As of April 2019, the World Spider Catalog accepts the following genera:[3]

  • Adenodictyna Ono, 2008 — Japan
  • Aebutina Simon, 1892 — Ecuador, Brazil
  • Ajmonia Caporiacco, 1934 — Asia, Algeria
  • Altella Simon, 1884 — Europe, Asia, Algeria
  • Anaxibia Thorell, 1898 — Asia, Africa
  • Arangina Lehtinen, 1967 — New Zealand
  • Archaeodictyna Caporiacco, 1928 — Asia, Europe, Africa
  • Arctella Holm, 1945 — Asia, North America
  • Argenna Thorell, 1870 — Asia, North America
  • Argennina Gertsch & Mulaik, 1936 — United States
  • Argyroneta Latreille, 1804 — Asia
  • Atelolathys Simon, 1892 — Sri Lanka
  • Banaidja Lehtinen, 1967 — Samoa
  • Bannaella Zhang & Li, 2011 — China
  • Brigittea Lehtinen, 1967 — Asia, Italy
  • Brommella Tullgren, 1948 — Asia, United States, Greece
  • Callevophthalmus Simon, 1906 — Australia
  • Chaerea Simon, 1884 — Algeria, Europe
  • Clitistes Simon, 1902 — Chile
  • Devade Simon, 1884 — Asia, Algeria, Ukraine
  • Dictyna Sundevall, 1833 — North America, Asia, South America, Cuba, Panama, Europe, Africa
  • Dictynomorpha Spassky, 1939 — Asia
  • Emblyna Chamberlin, 1948 — North America, Asia, Europe, Ecuador
  • Hackmania Lehtinen, 1967 — Russia, United States
  • Helenactyna Benoit, 1977 — St. Helena
  • Hoplolathys Caporiacco, 1947 — Ethiopia
  • Iviella Lehtinen, 1967 — Canada, United States
  • Kharitonovia Esyunin, Zamani & Tuneva, 2017 — Iran, Uzbekistan
  • Lathys Simon, 1884 — Asia, North America, Africa, Europe
  • Mallos O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1902 — North America, South America, Central America
  • Marilynia Lehtinen, 1967 — France
  • Mashimo Lehtinen, 1967 — Zambia
  • Mexitlia Lehtinen, 1967 — Mexico, United States
  • Mizaga Simon, 1898 — Senegal
  • Myanmardictyna Wunderlich, 2017 — Myanmar
  • Nigma Lehtinen, 1967 — Asia, Africa, Europe, United States
  • Paradictyna Forster, 1970 — New Zealand
  • Paratheuma Bryant, 1940 — Oceania, Asia, North America
  • Penangodyna Wunderlich, 1995 — Malaysia
  • Phantyna Chamberlin, 1948 — North America, South America
  • Qiyunia Song & Xu, 1989 — China, Japan
  • Rhion O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1871 — Sri Lanka
  • Saltonia Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942 — United States
  • Scotolathys Simon, 1884 — Algeria, Europe, Israel
  • Shango Lehtinen, 1967 — South Africa
  • Sudesna Lehtinen, 1967 — Australia, Asia
  • Tahuantina Lehtinen, 1967 — Chile
  • Tandil Mello-Leitão, 1940 — Argentina
  • Thallumetus Simon, 1893 — South America, Panama, North America
  • Tivyna Chamberlin, 1948 — United States, Mexico, Cuba
  • Tricholathys Chamberlin & Ivie, 1935 — North America, Asia
  • Viridictyna Forster, 1970 — New Zealand

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pickard-Cambridge, O. (1871). "Arachnida". The Zoological Record. 7: 207–224.
  2. ^ Roth, V.D.; Brown, W.L. (1975). "Comments on the spider Saltonia incerta Banks (Agelenidae?)" (PDF). J. Arachnol. 3: 53–56.
  3. ^ "Family: Dictynidae O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1871". World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern. Retrieved 2019-04-22.