|Genus:|| Thyenillus |
Thyenillus is a monotypic genus of jumping spiders containing the single species, Thyenillus fernandensis. It was first described by Eugène Louis Simon in 1910,and is found only on Bioko.
Wolf spiders are members of the family Lycosidae, from the Ancient Greek word "λύκος" meaning "wolf". They are robust and agile hunters with excellent eyesight. They live mostly in solitude and hunt alone, and do not spin webs. Some are opportunistic hunters pouncing upon prey as they find it or even chasing it over short distances. Some wait for passing prey in or near the mouth of a burrow.
Orb-weaver spiders or araneids are members of the spider family Araneidae. They are the most common group of builders of spiral wheel-shaped webs often found in gardens, fields and forest. "Orb" can in English mean "circular", hence the English name of the group. Araneids have eight similar eyes, hairy or spiny legs, and no stridulating organs.
Ant spiders are members of the family Zodariidae. They are small to medium-sized eight-eyed spiders found in all tropical and subtropical regions of South America, Africa, Madagascar, Australia-New Guinea, New Zealand, Arabia and the Indian subcontinent. Most species are daytime hunters and live together with ants, mimicking their behavior and sometimes even their chemical traits. Although little is known about most zodariids, members of the genus Zodarion apparently feed only on ants; a number of other genera in the family are apparently also ant specialists.
Wandering spiders (Ctenidae) are a family of spiders that includes the Brazilian wandering spiders. These spiders have a distinctive longitudinal groove on the top-rear of their oval carapace similar to those of the Amaurobiidae. They are highly defensive and venomous nocturnal hunters. Despite their notoriety for being dangerous, only a few members of Phoneutria have venom known to be hazardous to humans, but the venoms of this family are poorly known, so all larger ctenids should be treated with caution.
Tord Tamerlan Teodor Thorell was a Swedish arachnologist.
Belippo is a genus of ant-mimicking African jumping spiders. The genus was first described by Eugène Louis Simon in 1910.
Maltecora is a genus of São Toméan jumping spiders that was first described by Eugène Louis Simon in 1910. As of June 2019 it contains only three species, found only in São Tomé and Príncipe: M. chrysochlora, M. divina, and M. janthina.
Trachelidae is a family of araneomorph spiders first described by Eugène Simon in 1897 as a subfamily called "Tracheleae". It was placed in the family Clubionidae, then later in Corinnidae when the Clubionidae were split up. An analysis by Martín J. Ramírez in 2014 suggested that it was not closely related to other members of the Corinnidae, and was better treated as a separate family.
Cambalida is a genus of corinnid sac spiders first described by Eugène Simon in 1910.
Merenius is a genus of corinnid sac spiders first described by Eugène Simon in 1910.
Pseudocorinna is a genus of African corinnid sac spiders first described by Eugène Simon in 1910.
Thoriosa is a genus of African wandering spiders first described by Eugène Simon in 1910.
Barylestis is a genus of huntsman spiders that was first described by Eugène Louis Simon in 1910.
Belippo anguina is an endemic jumping spider species that lives in São Tomé and Príncipe. It was first identified in 1910 by Simon from a juvenile specimen and is the type species for the genus Belippo. Its female holotype measures 4 mm.
Loculla rauca is a wolf spider species of the family Lycosidae endemic to São Tomé Island. It was first described in 1910 by Eugène Simon.
Maltecora janthina is an endemic jumping spider species of the family Salticidae that lives on São Tomé Island. It was first named in 1910 by Eugène Simon.
Thoriosa spinivulva is a spider species of the family Ctenidae that is endemic on São Tomé Island. It was first named in 1910 by Eugène Simon.
Hogna thetis is an endemic spider species of the family Lycosidae that lives on Príncipe in São Tomé and Príncipe. It was first described as Lycosa thetis in 1907 by Eugène Simon.
Pochyta insulana is an endemic jumping spider species of the family Salticidae that lives on the island of Príncipe, São Tomé and Príncipe. It was first named and described in 1910 by Eugène Simon.
Thoriosa fulvastra is a spider species of the wandering spider family (Ctenidae) native to Sierra Leone and São Tomé and Príncipe. It was first named in 1910 by Eugène Simon.
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