Paratropididae

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Baldlegged spiders
Paratropididae Near Pico Bonito National Park Honduras BY Stuart Longhorn Aug 2011.jpg
Paratropididae in Honduras
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Mygalomorphae
Family: Paratropididae
Simon, 1889
Diversity
5 genera, 17 species
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Paratropididae, also known as baldlegged spiders, is a small family of mygalomorph spiders with eight species. They are more closely related to tarantulas and allies, than to most other 'true' spiders (araneomorphs).

Species[edit]

The categorization into subfamilies follows Joel Hallan.[1]

  • Anisaspoides gigantea F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1896 (Brazil)

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