Puneet Varma

Tecution

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Arachnida
Family  Eutichuridae
Rank  Genus
Subphylum  Chelicerata
Infraorder  Araneomorphae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Spider
Similar  Mituliodon, Drymusa, Cheiracanthium inclusum

Tecution is a genus of spiders from Saint Helena within the Eutichuridae family. They were first described and named by Benoit in 1977. It was originally placed in the Clubionidae, but it was moved to Miturgidae in 1997, then to Eutichuridae by Ramírez in 2014. The genus consists of three species.

Species

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

  • Tecution helenicola Benoit, 1977 – St. Helena
  • Tecution mellissi (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1873) – St. Helena
  • Tecution planum (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1873) (type species) – St. Helena
  • References

    Tecution Wikipedia


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