Troglohyphantes

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Troglohyphantes
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Linyphiidae
Genus: Troglohyphantes
Joseph[1]
Type species
Troglohyphantes polyophthalmus
Species

133, see text

Troglohyphantes is a genus of spider in the Linyphiidae family. At least some species are found exclusively in caves. The genus was first described in 1881 by Joseph. As of 2017, it contains 133 species.[1]

Name[edit]

The genus name is combined from Ancient Greek troglo- "cave (dweller)" and -hyphantes, a common ending for linyphiid genera.

Species[edit]

Troglohyphantes comprises the following species:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Linyphiidae". World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern. Retrieved 2017-03-16. 

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