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Pritha garfieldi.jpg
Pritha garfieldi with prey
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Filistatidae
Genus: Pritha
Lehtinen, 1967[1]
Type species
P. nana
(Simon, 1868)

25, see text

Pritha is a genus of crevice weavers that was first described by Pekka T. Lehtinen in 1967.[2]


As of May 2019 it contains twenty-five species mostly found in Asia, from Israel to China and the Philippines. Several species occur in the Mediterranean, and one species is found on New Guinea:[1]


  1. ^ a b "Gen. Pritha Lehtinen, 1967". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2019. doi:10.24436/2. Retrieved 2019-06-04.
  2. ^ Lehtinen, P. T. (1967). "Classification of the cribellate spiders and some allied families, with notes on the evolution of the suborder Araneomorpha". Annales Zoologici Fennici. 4: 199–468.