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- Araneomorphae: Most of the spiders that people encounter in daily life belong to this suborder. Includes c. 90 families (c. 40,000 described species), among them: Araneidae (orb-weaver spiders), Lycosidae (wolf spiders), Theridiidae (including widow spiders), Salticidae (jumping spiders). Previously it was called the Labidognatha.
- Mygalomorphae: Includes 11 families (c. 1,000 species), among them: Theraphosidae (tarantulas) and Atypidae (atypical tarantulas). Most members of this suborder occur in the tropics and subtropics. Previously it was called the Orthognatha.
- Mesothelae: Includes 90 species of primitive spiders.
- Included suborders (for BioLib & NCBI, ):
- Araneomorphae, Mesothelae, Mygalomorphae, unclassified Araneae
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This category has the following 33 subcategories, out of 33 total.
- ► Unidentified Araneae (12 C, 41 F)
- ► Araneae anatomy (10 C, 109 F)
- ► Spider bites (13 F)
- ► Female spiders (1 C, 48 F)
- ► Male spiders (1 C, 42 F)
- ► Spider webs (9 C, 1 P, 867 F)
- ► Araneae fossils (13 F)
Pages in category "Araneae"
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