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Ammoxenidae

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Kingdom  Animalia
Suborder  Araneomorphae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Spider
Class  Arachnida
Superfamily  Gnaphosoidea
Rank  Family
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Similar  Gallieniellidae, Cyatholipidae, Malkaridae, Trochanteriidae, Amphinectidae

The Ammoxenidae are a small spider family with 18 species in four genera. A common name for the family is "termite hunters."

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Distribution

Two genera (Ammoxenus, Rastellus) occur in Africa, the other two (Austrammo, Barrowammo) in Australia.

Species

Ammoxenus Simon, 1893

  • Ammoxenus amphalodes Dippenaar & Meyer, 1980 (South Africa)
  • Ammoxenus coccineus Simon, 1893 (Namibia)
  • Ammoxenus daedalus Dippenaar & Meyer, 1980 (South Africa)
  • Ammoxenus kalaharicus Benoit, 1972 (Botswana, South Africa)
  • Ammoxenus pentheri Simon, 1896 (Botswana, South Africa)
  • Ammoxenus psammodromus Simon, 1910 (Southern Africa)
  • Austrammo Platnick, 2002

  • Austrammo harveyi Platnick, 2002 (Western Australia, South Australia)
  • Austrammo hirsti Platnick, 2002 (South Australia, Tasmania)
  • Austrammo monteithi Platnick, 2002 (Eastern Australia)
  • Austrammo rossi Platnick, 2002 (Western Australia, Northern Territory)
  • Barrowammo Platnick, 2002

  • Barrowammo waldockae Platnick, 2002 (Western Australia)
  • Rastellus Platnick & Griffin, 1990

  • Rastellus africanus Platnick & Griffin, 1990 (Namibia, Botswana)
  • Rastellus deserticola Haddad, 2003 (South Africa)
  • Rastellus florisbad Platnick & Griffin, 1990 (South Africa)
  • Rastellus kariba Platnick & Griffin, 1990 (Zimbabwe)
  • Rastellus narubis Platnick & Griffin, 1990 (Namibia)
  • Rastellus sabulosus Platnick & Griffin, 1990 (Namibia)
  • Rastellus struthio Platnick & Griffin, 1990 (Namibia, Botswana)
  • References

    Ammoxenidae Wikipedia


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