Spider Taxonomy

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Actinopodidae

Actinopus - 0 species


Agelenidae (Funnel Weavers)

Agelena (Eurasian Grass Spiders) - 1 species

Agelenopsis (Grass Spiders) - 7 species

Coras (Funnel Web Spiders) - 0 species

Eratigena - 3 species

Lycosoides - 1 species

Tegenaria - 2 species

Textrix - 1 species

Wadotes - 0 species


Amaurobiidae (Hacklemesh Weavers)

Amaurobius - 2 species

Callobius - 3 species


Antrodiaetidae (Folding-door Spiders)

Aliatypus - 1 species

Antrodiaetus - 1 species


Anyphaenidae (Ghost Spiders)

Anyphaena - 3 species

Hibana - 3 species

Wulfila - 1 species


Araneidae (Orb-weavers)

Acacesia - 1 species

Acanthepeira - 1 species

Aculepeira - 0 species

Agalenatea - 1 species

Alpaida - 1 species

Anepsion - 1 species

Arachnura (Drag-tailed Spiders) - 2 species

Araneus (Angulate & Round-shouldered Orb-weavers) - 20 species

Araniella - 1 species

Argiope (Garden Orb-weavers) - 12 species

Backobourkia - 1 species

Caerostris (Bark Spiders) - 1 species

Cyclosa (Trashline Orb-weavers) - 4 species

Cyrtophora (Tent-web Spiders) - 3 species

Dolophones (Wrap-around Spiders) - 0 species

Eriophora - 4 species

Eriovixia - 0 species

Eustala - 2 species

Gasteracantha (Spiny Orb-weavers) - 4 species

Gea - 1 species

Herennia (Coin Spiders) - 1 species

Hypsosinga - 1 species

Larinioides (Furrow Spiders) - 3 species

Macracantha - 1 species

Mangora - 2 species

Mastophora (Bolas Spiders) - 1 species

Mecynogea - 1 species

Metazygia - 2 species

Metepeira - 1 species

Micrathena (Micrathena Spiders) - 2 species

Neoscona (Spotted Orb-weavers) - 9 species

Nephila (Golden Silk Orb-weavers) - 8 species

Nephilengys - 2 species

Nephilingis (Hermit Spiders) - 1 species

Novaranea - 1 species

Nuctenea - 1 species

Parawixia - 1 species

Thelacantha - 1 species

Verrucosa - 1 species

Zilla - 1 species

Zygiella - 1 species


Atypidae (Purse-web Spiders)

Sphodros - 2 species


Cheiracanthiidae (Prowling Spiders)

Cheiracanthium (Long-legged Sac Spiders) - 2 species

Strotarchus - 1 species


Cithaeronidae

Cithaeron - 1 species


Clubionidae (Sac Spiders)

Clubiona (Leaf-curling Sac Spiders) - 1 species

Elaver - 0 species


Corinnidae (Ant-mimic Spiders)

Castianeira - 5 species

Falconina - 1 species

Nyssus (Swift Spiders) - 1 species


Ctenidae (Wandering Spiders)

Anahita - 1 species

Ancylometes - 1 species

Ctenus (Tropical Wolf Spiders) - 3 species

Cupiennius - 1 species

Phoneutria - 2 species


Ctenizidae (Cork-lid Trapdoor Spiders)

Cteniza - 0 species


Cybaeidae

Calymmaria - 1 species


Deinopidae (Ogre-faced Spiders)

Deinopis - 2 species


Desidae (Intertidal Spiders)

Badumna - 2 species

Metaltella - 1 species


Dictynidae (Mesh Web Weavers)

Nigma - 2 species


Dysderidae (Dysderid Spiders)

Dysdera - 8 species

Harpactea - 1 species


Eresidae (Velvet Spiders)

Eresus (Ladybird Spiders) - 1 species

Paradonea - 1 species

Seothyra - 0 species


Euctenizidae (Wafer-lid Trapdoor Spiders)

Aptostichus - 0 species

Eucteniza - 0 species

Myrmekiaphila (Wafer-lid Trapdoor Spiders) - 1 species


Filistatidae (Crevice Weavers)

Filistata - 1 species

Kukulcania - 1 species

Pritha - 1 species


Gnaphosidae (Stealthy Ground Spiders)

Aphantaulax - 0 species

Callilepis - 1 species

Ceryerda - 1 species

Cesonia - 1 species

Drassodes - 0 species

Gnaphosa - 1 species

Herpyllus - 1 species

Micaria - 0 species

Nomisia - 0 species

Scotophaeus - 1 species

Sergiolus - 2 species

Trachyzelotes - 1 species


Hahniidae (Dwarf Sheet Spiders)

Cicurina - 1 species

Neoantistea - 0 species


Halonoproctidae (Cork-lid Trapdoor Spiders)

Bothriocyrtum - 1 species

Cyclocosmia - 1 species

Ummidia - 0 species


Hersiliidae (Two-tailed Spiders)

Hersilia - 0 species


Homalonychidae (Dusty Desert Spiders)

Homalonychus - 2 species


Hypochilidae (Lampshade Weavers)

Hypochilus - 1 species


Idiopidae

Blakistonia - 1 species


Lamponidae (White-tails)

Lampona (White-tailed Spiders) - 0 species


Linyphiidae (Money Spiders)

Bathyphantes - 0 species

Frontinella - 1 species

Graphomoa - 1 species

Hypselistes - 1 species

Lepthyphantes - 1 species

Linyphia - 1 species

Neriene - 4 species

Pityohyphantes (Hammock Spiders) - 1 species

Troglohyphantes - 0 species

Walckenaeria - 1 species


Liocranidae (Liocranid Sac Spiders)

Agraecina - 1 species


Liphistiidae

Liphistius - 2 species


Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders)

Allocosa - 0 species

Alopecosa - 2 species

Arctosa - 3 species

Geolycosa (Burrowing Wolf Spiders) - 2 species

Gladicosa - 2 species

Hippasa - 1 species

Hogna - 7 species

Lycosa - 2 species

Pardosa (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - 2 species

Pirata (Pirate Wolf Spiders) - 1 species

Rabidosa - 3 species

Schizocosa (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - 1 species

Sosippus (Funnel-web Wolf Spiders) - 2 species

Tasmanicosa - 0 species

Tigrosa - 5 species

Trebacosa - 1 species

Trochosa - 3 species

Varacosa - 1 species


Mecicobothriidae (Dwarf Tarantulas)

Hexura - 1 species


Mimetidae (Pirate Spiders)

Ero - 0 species

Mimetus - 1 species

Reo - 1 species


Miturgidae (Prowling Spiders)

Syspira - 0 species

Teminius - 0 species

Zora - 1 species


Nemesiidae (Tube Trapdoor Spiders)

Calisoga (False Tarantulas) - 0 species

Nemesia - 0 species


Nesticidae (Cave Cobweb Spiders)

Eidmannella - 1 species


Nicodamidae (Red and Black Spiders)

Nicodamus (Red and Black Spiders) - 1 species


Oecobiidae (Wall Spiders)

Oecobius - 0 species

Uroctea - 2 species


Oxyopidae (Lynx Spiders)

Oxyopes - 4 species

Peucetia - 2 species


Palpimanidae (Palp-footed Spiders)

Palpimanus - 1 species


Philodromidae (Running Crab Spiders)

Ebo - 1 species

Philodromus - 4 species

Thanatus - 2 species

Tibellus (Slender Crab Spiders) - 2 species


Pholcidae (Cellar Spiders)

Artema - 1 species

Crossopriza - 1 species

Holocnemus - 1 species

Pholcophora - 1 species

Pholcus - 2 species

Spermophora - 1 species


Phrurolithidae

Phrurotimpus - 0 species


Pimoidae

Pimoa - 1 species


Pisauridae (Nursery Web Spiders)

Cladycnis - 1 species

Dolomedes (Fishing Spiders) - 8 species

Euprosthenops - 0 species

Perenethis - 1 species

Pisaura - 1 species

Pisaurina - 3 species

Rothus - 1 species

Thaumasia - 0 species


Plectreuridae

Plectreurys - 0 species


Prodidomidae (Long-spinneret Ground Spiders)


Psechridae

Psechrus (Lace-sheet-weavers) - 0 species


Salticidae (Jumping Spiders)

Anasaitis - 1 species

Apricia - 1 species

Bagheera - 1 species

Bianor - 0 species

Carrhotus - 1 species

Chrysilla - 0 species

Colonus - 3 species

Cosmophasis - 0 species

Cybra - 1 species

Epeus - 0 species

Epocilla (Orange Jumping Spiders) - 0 species

Eris - 2 species

Euophrys - 1 species

Habronattus - 2 species

Harmochirus - 0 species

Hasarius - 1 species

Heliophanus - 2 species

Hentzia - 2 species

Hyllus - 2 species

Icius - 0 species

Leptorchestes - 0 species

Lyssomanes (Translucent Green Jumpers) - 1 species

Maevia - 1 species

Marpissa - 2 species

Megafreya - 1 species

Menemerus - 3 species

Metacyrba - 1 species

Naphrys - 1 species

Paraphidippus - 1 species

Pelegrina - 0 species

Phidippus - 14 species

Philaeus - 1 species

Phintella - 1 species

Platycryptus - 2 species

Plexippus - 2 species

Portia - 0 species

Rhene - 0 species

Salticus - 1 species

Siler - 1 species

Sitticus - 1 species

Stenaelurillus - 0 species

Telamonia - 1 species

Thiania - 1 species

Trite - 3 species

Tutelina - 1 species


Scytodidae (Spitting Spiders)

Scytodes - 5 species


Segestriidae (Tube-web Spiders)

Ariadna - 1 species

Segestria - 2 species


Selenopidae (Flatties)

Selenops (Flatties) - 0 species


Sicariidae (Sixeyed Sicariid Spiders)

Loxosceles (Recluse Spiders) - 4 species


Sparassidae (Giant Crab Spiders)

Curicaberis - 0 species

Eusparassus (Stone Huntsman Spiders) - 2 species

Heteropoda - 2 species

Holconia - 0 species

Isopeda - 0 species

Isopedella - 0 species

Micrommata - 2 species

Neosparassus (Badge Huntsman Spiders) - 0 species

Olios - 3 species

Palystes (Rain Spiders) - 0 species

Polybetes - 1 species

Pseudopoda - 0 species

Thelcticopis - 0 species


Telemidae (Long-legged Cave Spiders)

Telema - 1 species


Tetragnathidae (Long-jawed Orb-weavers)

Alcimosphenus - 1 species

Leucauge - 4 species

Meta (Cave Orb-weavers) - 2 species

Metellina - 1 species

Opadometa - 0 species

Pachygnatha (Thick-jawed Orb-weavers) - 0 species

Tetragnatha - 3 species


Theraphosidae (Tarantulas)

Aphonopelma - 2 species

Avicularia - 2 species

Brachypelma - 3 species

Ceratogyrus - 0 species

Chromatopelma - 1 species

Cyrtopholis - 0 species

Euagrus - 2 species

Monocentropus - 1 species

Poecilotheria (Tiger Spiders) - 1 species

Theraphosa - 1 species


Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers)

Anelosimus (Social Cobweb Spiders) - 1 species

Asagena - 2 species

Chrysso - 0 species

Cryptachaea - 1 species

Enoplognatha - 1 species

Euryopis - 1 species

Latrodectus (Widow Spiders) - 6 species

Neospintharus - 1 species

Nesticodes - 1 species

Parasteatoda - 1 species

Phoroncidia - 1 species

Phylloneta - 1 species

Rhomphaea - 1 species

Spintharus - 1 species

Steatoda (False Widows) - 9 species

Theridion - 1 species

Yunohamella - 1 species


Thomisidae (Crab Spiders)

Bassaniana (Bark Crab Spiders) - 1 species

Coriarachne - 1 species

Diaea - 1 species

Ebrechtella - 1 species

Loxobates - 0 species

Mecaphesa - 0 species

Misumena (Flower Crab Spiders) - 1 species

Misumenoides - 1 species

Misumessus - 1 species

Oxytate (Grass Crab Spiders) - 0 species

Phrynarachne (Bird-dropping Crab Spiders) - 1 species

Synema - 1 species

Thomisus - 1 species

Tmarus - 1 species

Xysticus (Ground Crab Spiders) - 2 species


Trachelidae (Ground Sac Spiders)

Meriola - 1 species

Trachelas - 2 species


Trochanteriidae

Platyoides (Scorpion Spiders) - 0 species


Uloboridae (Cribellate Orb-weavers)

Hyptiotes (Triangle Web Spiders) - 0 species

Uloborus - 2 species

Zosis - 1 species


Xenoctenidae

Xenoctenus - 0 species


Zodariidae (Ant Spiders)

Selamia - 1 species


Zoropsidae (False Wolf Spiders)

Titiotus - 0 species

Uliodon (Vagrant Spiders) - 0 species

Zoropsis - 1 species