Trogloctenus

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Trogloctenus
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Ctenidae
Genus: Trogloctenus
Lessert, 1935 [1]
Type species
T. fagei
(Lessert, 1935)
Species

Trogloctenus is a genus of wandering spiders first described by R. de Lessert in 1935. [2] As of April 2019 it contains only two species: T. briali and T. fagei. [1] Originally placed as a subgenus of Ctenus , [2] it was raised to genus status in 1967. [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Gen. Trogloctenus Lessert, 1935". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2019. doi:10.24436/2 . Retrieved 2019-05-25.
  2. 1 2 Lessert, R. de (1935). "Description de deux araignées cavernicoles du Congo belge". Revue de Zoologie et de Botanique Africaines. 27: 326–332.
  3. Lehtinen, P. T. (1967). "Classification of the cribellate spiders and some allied families, with notes on the evolution of the suborder Araneomorpha". Annales Zoologici Fennici. 4: 272.