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Malthonica

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Kingdom  Animalia
Infraorder  Araneomorphae
Scientific name  Malthonica
Higher classification  Agelenidae
Order  Spider
Subphylum  Chelicerata
Family  Agelenidae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Genus
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Similar  Tegenaria ferruginea, Agelenidae, Tegenaria silvestris, Arachnid, Tegenaria

Malthonica (Mediterranean grass spiders) is a genus of spiders in the family Agelenidae. Most of the species formerly placed in this genus were transferred to Aterigena and Tegenaria in 2010, leaving only seven species as of October 2016.

Species

As of October 2016, the World Spider Catalog accepted the following species:

  • Malthonica africana Simon & Fage, 1922 – East Africa
  • Malthonica daedali Brignoli, 1980 – Crete
  • Malthonica lusitanica Simon, 1898 (type species) – Portugal to France
  • Malthonica minoa (Brignoli, 1976) – Crete
  • Malthonica oceanica Barrientos & Cardoso, 2007 – Portugal
  • Malthonica paraschiae Brignoli, 1984 – Greece
  • Malthonica spinipalpis Deltshev, 1990 – Greece
  • References

    Malthonica Wikipedia


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