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Orsolobidae

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Orsolobidae is a six-eyed spider family with about 180 described species in thirty genera. It was first described by J. A. L. Cooke in 1965, and was raised to family status from "Dysderidae" in 1985.[1]

Genera

Most genera are endemic to New Zealand and the Australian region, but several genera occur in southern Africa[2] and South America.[3] As of April 2019, the World Spider Catalog accepts the following genera:[4]

  • Afrilobus Griswold & Platnick, 1987 — South Africa, Malawi
  • Anopsolobus Forster & Platnick, 1985 — New Zealand
  • Ascuta Forster, 1956 — New Zealand
  • Australobus Forster & Platnick, 1985 — Australia
  • Azanialobus Griswold & Platnick, 1987 — South Africa
  • Basibulbus Ott, Platnick, Berniker & Bonaldo, 2013
  • Bealeyia Forster & Platnick, 1985 — New Zealand
  • Calculus Purcell, 1910 — South Africa
  • Chileolobus Forster & Platnick, 1985 — Chile
  • Cornifalx Hickman, 1979 — Australia
  • Dugdalea Forster & Platnick, 1985 — New Zealand
  • Duripelta Forster, 1956 — New Zealand
  • Falklandia Forster & Platnick, 1985 — Falkland Is.
  • Hickmanolobus Forster & Platnick, 1985 — Australia
  • Losdolobus Platnick & Brescovit, 1994 — Argentina, Brazil
  • Mallecolobus Forster & Platnick, 1985 — Chile
  • Maoriata Forster & Platnick, 1985 — New Zealand
  • Orongia Forster & Platnick, 1985 — New Zealand
  • Orsolobus Simon, 1893 — Chile, Argentina
  • Osornolobus Forster & Platnick, 1985 — Chile
  • Paralobus Forster & Platnick, 1985 — New Zealand
  • Pounamuella Forster & Platnick, 1985 — New Zealand
  • Subantarctia Forster, 1955 — New Zealand
  • Tangata Forster & Platnick, 1985 — New Zealand
  • Tasmanoonops Hickman, 1930 — Australia
  • Tautukua Forster & Platnick, 1985 — New Zealand
  • Turretia Forster & Platnick, 1985 — New Zealand
  • Waiporia Forster & Platnick, 1985 — New Zealand
  • Waipoua Forster & Platnick, 1985 — New Zealand
  • Wiltonia Forster & Platnick, 1985 — New Zealand

See also

References

  1. ^ Forster, R. R.; Platnick, N. I. (1985). "A review of the austral spider family Orsolobidae (Arachnida, Araneae), with notes on the superfamily Dysderoidea". Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 181.
  2. ^ Griswold, C.E.; Platnick, N.I. (1987). "On the first African spiders of the family Orsolobidae (Araneae, Dysderoidea)" (PDF). American Museum Novitates. 2892.
  3. ^ Platnick, N.I.; Brescovit, A.D. (1994). "A new genus of the spider family Orsolobidae (Araneae, Dysderoidea) from Brazil" (PDF). American Museum Novitates. 3112.
  4. ^ "Family: Orsolobidae Cooke, 1965". World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern. Retrieved 2019-04-22.

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Orsolobidae: Brief Summary

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Orsolobidae is a six-eyed spider family with about 180 described species in thirty genera. It was first described by J. A. L. Cooke in 1965, and was raised to family status from "Dysderidae" in 1985.

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