Flexicrurum

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Flexicrurum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Suborder: Araneomorphae
Family: Ochyroceratidae
Genus: Flexicrurum
Tong & Li, 2007
Species

See text.

Diversity
3 species
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Location of Hainan, China

Flexicrurum is a genus of small spiders from China, in the family Ochyroceratidae. It is similar to the genera Althepus and Leclercera. Males are generally smaller than 2 mm; females are unknown. The three described species were found in caves of Hainan Island.[1]

Name[edit]

The genus name is from Latin flex "curved", and crur "leg", and refers to the inner turned palpal tibia of the male.[1]

Species[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Tong & Li 2007

References[edit]

  • Tong, Yangfeng & Li, Shuqiang (2007): First records of the family Ochyroceratidae (Arachnida: Araneae) from China, with descriptions of a new genus and eight new species. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 55(1): 63-76. PDF