Thorelliola

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Thorelliola
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Salticidae
Genus:Thorelliola
Strand, 1942 [1]
Type species
T. ensifera
(Thorell, 1877)
Species

19, see text

Thorelliola is a genus of jumping spiders that was first described by Embrik Strand in 1942. [2] It is named after arachnologist Tamerlan Thorell.

A genus is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology. In the hierarchy of biological classification, genus comes above species and below family. In binomial nomenclature, the genus name forms the first part of the binomial species name for each species within the genus.

Embrik Strand was an entomologist and arachnologist who classified many insect and spider species including the greenbottle blue tarantula.

Tamerlan Thorell Swedish arachnologist

Tord Tamerlan Teodor Thorell was a Swedish arachnologist.

Species

As of August 2019 it contains nineteen species, found in Asia, on the Marshall Islands, in Kiribati, Papua New Guinea, and on the Polynesian Islands: [1]

Marshall Islands country in Oceania

The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands, is an island country and a United States associated state near the equator in the Pacific Ocean, slightly west of the International Date Line. Geographically, the country is part of the larger island group of Micronesia. The country's population of 53,158 people is spread out over 29 coral atolls, comprising 1,156 individual islands and islets. The capital and largest city is Majuro.

Kiribati Island nation in the central Pacific Ocean

Kiribati, officially the Republic of Kiribati, is a sovereign state in Micronesia in the central Pacific Ocean. The permanent population is just over 110,000 (2015), more than half of whom live on Tarawa Atoll. The state comprises 32 atolls and reef islands and one raised coral island, Banaba. They have a total land area of 800 square kilometres (310 sq mi) and are dispersed over 3.5 million square kilometres.

Papua New Guinea Constitutional monarchy in Oceania

Papua New Guinea, officially the Independent State of Papua New Guinea is a country in Oceania that occupies the eastern half of the island of New Guinea and its offshore islands in Melanesia, a region of the southwestern Pacific Ocean north of Australia. Its capital, located along its southeastern coast, is Port Moresby. The western half of New Guinea forms the Indonesian provinces of Papua and West Papua. It is the world's 3rd largest island country with 462,840 km2 (178,700 sq mi).

Wayne Paul Maddison, is a professor and Canada Research Chair at the departments of zoology and botany at the University of British Columbia, and the Scientific Director of the Beaty Biodiversity Museum.

Joanna Gardzińska is a Polish arachnologist.

Barbara Maria Patoleta is a Polish arachnologist who specialises in the taxonomy, evolution and zoogeography of jumping spiders in the Pacific Islands.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Gen. Thorelliola Strand, 1942". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2019. doi:10.24436/2 . Retrieved 2019-09-27.
  2. Strand, E. (1942). "Miscellanea nomenclatorica zoologica et palaeontologica. X". Folia Zoologica et Hydrobiologica, Rigā. 11: 386–402.