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Trochanteriidae

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Trochanteriidae is a family of spiders first described by Ferdinand Karsch in 1879[4] containing about 180 species in 21 genera.[1] Most are endemic to Australia though Doliomalus and Trochanteria are from South America and Olin and Plator are from Asia.[1] Platyoides species exist in southern and eastern Africa, Madagascar, and the Canary Islands with one species, P. walteri, introduced to Australia.[5]

Genera

As of April 2019, the World Spider Catalog accepts the following genera:[1]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Family: Trochanteriidae Karsch, 1879". World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern. Retrieved 2019-04-26.
  2. ^ Wunderlich, J. (1987). Die Spinnen der Kanarischen Inseln und Madeiras: Adaptive Radiation, Biogeographie, Revisionen und Neubeschreibungen.
  3. ^ Platnick, N. I. (1990). "Spinneret morphology and the phylogeny of ground spiders (Araneae, Gnaphosoidea)". American Museum Novitates. 2978.
  4. ^ Karsch, F. (1879). "Arachnologische Beitrage". Zeitschrift für die Gesammten Naturwissenschaften. 52: 534–562.
  5. ^ Platnick, N. I. (2002). "A revision of the Australasian ground spiders of the families Ammoxenidae, Cithaeronidae, Gallieniellidae, and Trochanteriidae (Araneae: Gnaphosoidea)" (PDF). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 271.

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Trochanteriidae: Brief Summary

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Trochanteriidae is a family of spiders first described by Ferdinand Karsch in 1879 containing about 180 species in 21 genera. Most are endemic to Australia though Doliomalus and Trochanteria are from South America and Olin and Plator are from Asia. Platyoides species exist in southern and eastern Africa, Madagascar, and the Canary Islands with one species, P. walteri, introduced to Australia.

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