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Actinopodidae

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The spider family Actinopodidae is a family of mygalomorph spiders found in Australia and South America. This family includes the Australian genus Missulena, known as mouse spiders. The bites of Missulena spiders, though rare, are considered medically significant and potentially dangerous.[citation needed]

Genera

As of November 2015[update], the World Spider Catalog accepted the following genera:[1]

See also

List of Actinopodidae species

References

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Extant Araneae families
Suborder Mesothelae
Suborder Opisthothelae
Mygalomorphae AraneomorphaeNon-entelegynes Entelegynae


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Actinopodidae: Brief Summary

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The spider family Actinopodidae is a family of mygalomorph spiders found in Australia and South America. This family includes the Australian genus Missulena, known as mouse spiders. The bites of Missulena spiders, though rare, are considered medically significant and potentially dangerous.[citation needed]

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