Trogloneta

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Trogloneta
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Mysmenidae
Genus:Trogloneta
Simon [1]
Type species
Trogloneta granulum
Species

11, see text

Trogloneta is a genus of spiders in the Mysmenidae family. It was first described in 1922 by Simon. As of 2017, it contains 11 widely distributed species. [1]

Mysmenidae family of arachnids

Mysmenidae is a spider family with about 135 described species in around 13 genera. The family is one of the least well known of the orb-weaving spiders because of their small size and cryptic behaviour. These spiders are found in humid habitats such as among leaf litter and in caves.

Species

Trogloneta comprises the following species: [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "Mysmenidae". World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern. Retrieved 2017-03-19.