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Ant spiders are members of the family Zodariidae. They are small to medium-sized eight-eyed spiders found worldwide in tropical to warm temperate regions, though there are relatively few species in North America.

Ant spiders
Temporal range: Palaeogene–present
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Female Mallinella fulvipes
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Suborder: Opisthothelae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Zodariidae
Thorell, 1881[1]
Diversity[2]
84 genera, 1126 species
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GeneraEdit

As of April 2017, the World Spider Catalog accepted the following genera:[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Family Zodariidae Thorell, 1881 (genus list)", World Spider Catalog, Natural History Museum Bern, retrieved 2017-04-28
  2. ^ "Currently valid spider genera and species", World Spider Catalog, Natural History Museum Bern, retrieved 2017-04-28