Taxon profile


Caerostris Thorell, 1868

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Scientific synonyms

Trichocharis Simon, 1895

Included taxa

Number of records: 12

species Caerostris corticosa Pocock, 1902
species Caerostris cowani Butler, 1882
species Caerostris darwini Kuntner & Agnarsson, 2010 - Darwin's Bark Spider
species Caerostris ecclesiigera Butler, 1882
species Caerostris extrusa Butler, 1882
species Caerostris hirsuta (Simon, 1895)
species Caerostris indica Strand, 1915
species Caerostris mayottensis Grasshoff, 1984
species Caerostris mitralis (Vinson, 1863)
species Caerostris sexcuspidata (Fabricius, 1793)
species Caerostris sumatrana Strand, 1915
species Caerostris vicina (Blackwall, 1866)

Links and literature

EN Platnick N. I.: World Spider Catalog 13.5 [], American Museum of Natural History [as Caerostris Thorell, 1868]
Data retrieved on: 5 May 2013

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