Microstigmatidae

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Microstigmatidae is a small family of spiders with about 25 described species in eight genera. They are small ground-dwelling and free-living spiders that make little use of silk.[1]

The family was removed from the family Dipluridae in 1981.[2] The subfamily Pseudonemesiinae from the family Ctenizidae was also transferred into the Microstigmatidae.[3]

Genera

As of July 2020, the World Spider Catalog recognized the following genera:[4]

References

  1. ^ Roewer, C. F. (1942). Katalog der Araneae von 1758 bis 1940. 1. Band (Mesothelae, Orthognatha, Labidognatha: Dysderaeformia, Scytodiformia, Pholciformia, Zodariiformia, Hersiliaeformia, Argyopiformia).
  2. ^ Raven, R. J.; Platnick, N. I. (1981). "A revision of the American spiders of the family Microstigmatidae (Araneae, Mygalomorphae)". American Museum Novitates. 2707.
  3. ^ Passanha, V.; Cizauskas, I.; Brescovit, A. D. (2019). "A new genus of Micromygalinae (Araneae, Microstigmatidae) from Brazil, with transfer of Masteria emboaba Pedroso, Baptista & Bertani, 2015 and description of six new species". ZooKeys (814): 1–32. doi:10.3897/zookeys.814.29906. PMC 6333731. PMID 30651710.
  4. ^ "Family: Microstigmatidae Roewer, 1942", World Spider Catalog, Natural History Museum Bern, retrieved 2020-07-11
  • Ott, R. & Höfer, H. (2003). Envia garciai, a new genus and species of mygalomorph spiders (Araneae, Microstigmatidae) from Brazilian Amazonia. - Iheringia 93: 373-379. PDF
  • Indicatti, Rafael P.; Lucas, Sylvia M.; Ott, Ricardo & Brescovit, Antonio D. (2008): Litter dwelling mygalomorph spiders (Araneae: Microstigmatidae, Nemesiidae) from Araucaria forests in southern Brazil, with the description of five new species. Revista Brasileira de Zoologia 25(3): 529-546.
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Microstigmatidae: Brief Summary

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Microstigmatidae is a small family of spiders with about 25 described species in eight genera. They are small ground-dwelling and free-living spiders that make little use of silk.

The family was removed from the family Dipluridae in 1981. The subfamily Pseudonemesiinae from the family Ctenizidae was also transferred into the Microstigmatidae.

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