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Taxon profile

family

tarantulas
Theraphosidae Thorell, 1869

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Arachnida - arachnids »  order Araneae - spiders »  superfamily Theraphosoidea

Scientific synonyms

Aviculariidae Simon, 1874

Other names

= tarantula spiders

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Included taxa

Number of records: 30

subfamily Acanthopelminae F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897
subfamily Aviculariinae Simon, 1874
subfamily Eumenophorinae Pocock, 1897
subfamily Harpactirinae Pocock, 1897 - baboon spiders
subfamily Ischnocolinae Simon, 1892
subfamily Ornithoctoninae Pocock, 1895 - earth tiger tarantulas
subfamily Poecilotheriinae Simon, 1892
subfamily Selenocosmiinae Simon, 1889
subfamily Selenogyrinae A. M. Smith, 1990
subfamily Stromatopelminae Schmidt, 1993
subfamily Theraphosinae Thorell, 1870 - tarantulas
subfamily Thrigmopoeinae Pocock, 1900

Theraphosidae incertae sedis

genus Aenigmarachne Schmidt, 2005
genus Agnostopelma Pérez-Miles & Weinmann, 2010
genus Ami Pérez-Miles, 2008
genus Bacillochilus Gallon, 2010
genus Brachionopus Pocock, 1897
genus Cardiopelma Vol, 1999
genus Cotztetlana Mendoza, 2012
genus Cubanana Ortiz, 2008
genus Eodiplurina Petrunkevitch, 1922
genus Guyruita Guadanucci et al., 2007
genus Ischnocolinopsis Wunderlich, 1988
genus Kochiana Fukushima, Nagahama & Bertani, 2008
genus Mygalarachne Ausserer, 1871
genus Neoheterophrictus Siliwal & Raven, 2012
genus Pachypelma Karsch, 1880 d
genus Proshapalopus Mello-Leitão, 1923
genus Psednocnemis West, Nunn & Hogg, 2012
genus Typhochlaena C. L. Koch, 1850

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [7e43eeb4-d510-4155-ae31-1440fae39aec]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversi...], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Theraphosidae Thorell, 1870]
Data retrieved on: 22 March 2015
EN Platnick N. I.: World Spider Catalog [http://www.wsc.nmbe.ch/], American Museum of Natural History
CZ Kůrka A., Kovařík F. (2003): České názvy živočichů VI. Pavoukovci (Arachnida). I. Pavouci (Araneae) a štíři (Scorpiones), Národní muzeum, (zoologické odd.), Praha, 167 pp. [as Theraphosidae Thorell, 1870]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2013

Data source info

Platnick N. I.: World Spider Catalog 13.5 [http://www.wsc.nmbe.ch/], American Museum of Natural History
[Data retrieved on: 09 May 2013]

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Explanations

extinct taxon

d nomen dubium - name of unknown or doubtful application