Livius is a genus of South American tangled nest spiders containing the single species, Livius macrospinus. It was first described by V. D. Roth in 1967,[2] and has only been found in Chile.[1]

Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Amaurobiidae
Genus: Livius
L. macrospinus
Binomial name
Livius macrospinus
Roth, 1967[1]


  1. ^ a b "Gen. Livius Roth, 1967". World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern. Retrieved 2019-05-08.
  2. ^ Roth, V. D. (1967). "A review of the South American spiders of the family Agelenidae (Arachnida, Araneae)". Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 134: 297–346.

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