Ray spider

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Ray spiders
Wendilgarda.sp.female.-.tanikawa.jpg
female Wendilgarda
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Theridiosomatidae
Simon, 1881
Genera

See text.

Diversity[1]
18 genera, 106 species
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The ray spiders (family Theridiosomatidae) are spiders most recognizable for their construction of cone-shaped webs. As of October 2015, the family consisted of 106 species in 18 genera.[1]

Genera[edit]

As of October 2015, the World Spider Catalog accepts 18 genera:[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Currently valid spider genera and species", World Spider Catalog, Natural History Museum Bern, retrieved 2015-10-12 
  2. ^ "Family Theridiosomatidae Simon, 1881", World Spider Catalog, Natural History Museum Bern, retrieved 2015-10-12 
  • B.J. Kaston (1972). How to Know the Spiders. Wm C. Brown Company Publishers. 

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