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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 Ctenizidae family was also transferred into the Microstigmatidae.[3]

Species

As of April 2019, the World Spider Catalog recognized the following genera and species:[4]

  • Envia Ott and Höfer, 2003
  • Tonton Passanha, Cizauskas & Brescovit, 2019

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 2019-04-12
  • 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 Ctenizidae family was also transferred into the Microstigmatidae.

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