Paculla is a genus of araneomorph spiders in the family Pacullidae that was first described by Eugène Louis Simon in 1887.[2] Originally placed with the Tetrablemmidae, it was transferred to the Pacullidae after a 2017 genetic study.[3]

Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Pacullidae
Genus: Paculla
Simon, 1887[1]
Type species
P. granulosa
(Thorell, 1881)

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As of September 2019 it contains eight species, found in Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, and Papua New Guinea:[1]

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "Gen. Paculla Simon, 1887". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2019. doi:10.24436/2. Retrieved 2019-10-17.
  2. ^ Simon, E. (1887). "Observation sur divers arachnides: synonymies et descriptions". Annales de la Société Entomologique de France. 7 (6): 193–195.
  3. ^ Wheeler, W. C.; et al. (2017). "The spider tree of life: phylogeny of Araneae based on target-gene analyses from an extensive taxon sampling". Cladistics. 33 (6): 608. doi:10.1111/cla.12182. S2CID 35535038.