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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Miturgidae
Simon, 1886

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33 genera, 159 species

Miturgidae is a family of araneomorph spiders, including nearly 160 species in about 33 genera worldwide.

The family has been substantially revised, with several genera previously placed here, including the large genus Cheiracanthium, transferred to the Eutichuridae. The family Zoridae has been placed here as the subfamily Zorinae.[2]


As of October 2015, the World Spider Catalog accepted the following genera:[3]

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  1. ^ "Currently valid spider genera and species", World Spider Catalog, Natural History Museum Bern, retrieved 2015-10-03 
  2. ^ Ramírez, M. 2014. The morphology and phylogeny of Dionychan spiders (Araneae: Araneomorphae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 390, 1–374.
  3. ^ "Family: Miturgidae Simon, 1886", World Spider Catalog, Natural History Museum Bern, retrieved 2015-10-02 

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