Spider Taxonomy

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Agelenidae (Funnel Weavers)

Agelena (Eurasian Grass Spiders) - 1 species

Agelenopsis (Grass Spiders) - 6 species

Coras (Funnel Web Spiders) - 0 species

Eratigena - 2 species

Tegenaria - 1 species


Amaurobiidae (Hacklemesh Weavers)

Amaurobius - 1 species

Callobius - 1 species


Antrodiaetidae (Folding-door Spiders)

Aliatypus - 1 species

Antrodiaetus - 1 species


Araneidae (Orb-weavers)

Acanthepeira - 1 species

Aculepeira - 0 species

Agalenatea - 1 species

Araneus (Angulate & Round-shouldered Orb-weavers) - 9 species

Araniella - 1 species

Argiope (Garden Orb-weavers) - 5 species

Eriophora - 1 species

Eustala - 0 species

Gasteracantha - 1 species

Larinioides (Furrow Spiders) - 3 species

Metepeira - 1 species

Micrathena (Micrathena Spiders) - 1 species

Neoscona (Spotted Orb-weavers) - 4 species

Nephila (Golden Silk Orb-weavers) - 1 species


Corinnidae (Ant-mimic Spiders)

Castianeira - 3 species


Ctenidae (Wandering Spiders)

Ctenus (Tropical Wolf Spiders) - 1 species


Desidae (Intertidal Spiders)

Metaltella - 1 species


Dictynidae (Mesh Web Weavers)

Nigma - 1 species


Dysderidae (Dysderid Spiders)

Dysdera - 1 species


Eresidae (Velvet Spiders)

Eresus (Ladybird Spiders) - 0 species


Euctenizidae (Wafer-lid Trapdoor Spiders)

Myrmekiaphila (Wafer-lid Trapdoor Spiders) - 0 species


Eutichuridae (Prowling Spiders)

Cheiracanthium (Long-legged Sac Spiders) - 2 species


Filistatidae (Crevice Weavers)

Kukulcania - 1 species


Gnaphosidae (Stealthy Ground Spiders)

Cesonia - 1 species

Herpyllus - 1 species

Nomisia - 0 species

Scotophaeus - 1 species

Sergiolus - 1 species


Hahniidae (Dwarf Sheet Spiders)

Cicurina - 0 species


Homalonychidae (Dusty Desert Spiders)

Homalonychus - 1 species


Linyphiidae (Money Spiders)

Pityohyphantes (Hammock Spiders) - 0 species


Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders)

Alopecosa - 1 species

Gladicosa - 1 species

Hogna - 3 species

Pardosa (Thin-legged Wolf Spiders) - 1 species

Rabidosa - 1 species

Schizocosa (Lanceolate Wolf Spiders) - 1 species

Tigrosa - 4 species

Trochosa - 0 species


Mecicobothriidae (Dwarf Tarantulas)

Hexura - 1 species


Nesticidae (Cave Cobweb Spiders)

Eidmannella - 1 species


Oecobiidae (Wall Spiders)

Uroctea - 1 species


Oxyopidae (Lynx Spiders)

Oxyopes - 1 species

Peucetia - 1 species


Philodromidae (Running Crab Spiders)

Philodromus - 0 species

Thanatus - 0 species


Pholcidae (Cellar Spiders)

Holocnemus - 0 species

Pholcus - 1 species


Pisauridae (Nursery Web Spiders)

Dolomedes (Fishing Spiders) - 4 species

Pisaurina - 1 species


Salticidae (Jumping Spiders)

Cybra - 1 species

Eris - 1 species

Euophrys - 1 species

Heliophanus - 0 species

Leptorchestes - 0 species

Marpissa - 0 species

Menemerus - 2 species

Metacyrba - 1 species

Pelegrina - 0 species

Phidippus - 5 species

Platycryptus - 2 species

Salticus - 1 species


Scytodidae (Spitting Spiders)

Scytodes - 2 species


Sicariidae (Sixeyed Sicariid Spiders)

Loxosceles (Recluse Spiders) - 4 species


Sparassidae (Giant Crab Spiders)

Heteropoda - 1 species

Micrommata - 1 species

Olios - 2 species


Tetragnathidae (Long-jawed Orb-weavers)

Leucauge - 1 species

Meta (Cave Orb-weavers) - 1 species

Metellina - 0 species

Tetragnatha - 0 species


Theraphosidae (Tarantulas)

Aphonopelma - 0 species

Cyrtopholis - 0 species


Theridiidae (Cobweb Weavers)

Anelosimus (Social Cobweb Spiders) - 0 species

Enoplognatha - 1 species

Latrodectus (Widow Spiders) - 4 species

Parasteatoda - 1 species

Steatoda - 3 species


Thomisidae (Crab Spiders)

Bassaniana (Bark Crab Spiders) - 1 species

Ebrechtella - 1 species

Mecaphesa - 0 species

Misumena (Flower Crab Spiders) - 1 species

Misumenoides - 1 species

Misumessus - 1 species

Synema - 1 species

Thomisus - 1 species


Trachelidae (Ground Sac Spiders)

Trachelas - 1 species


Zoropsidae (False Wolf Spiders)

Zoropsis - 1 species