The World Spider Catalog, Version 4.0
by Norman I. Platnick

Copyright 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003 American Museum of Natural History. All Rights Reserved.
Title Page Introduction Families Counts Bibliography


CURRENTLY VALID SPIDER GENERA AND SPECIES (July 22, 2003)


(* indicates that the file has changed since Version 3.5)


Family Genera Species
Family Genera Species
* 1. Liphistiidae 2 85
56 Theridiosomatidae 12 72
* 2. Atypidae 3 33
*57. Symphytognathidae 6 42
3 Antrodiaetidae 3 27
*58. Anapidae 34 143
4 Mecicobothriidae 4 8
*59. Mysmenidae 22 90
* 5. Hexathelidae 11 84
*60. Synaphridae 2 7
6 Dipluridae 24 175
61 Pimoidae 1 22
* 7. Cyrtaucheniidae 18 125
*62. Linyphiidae 559 4236
* 8. Ctenizidae 9 114
*63. Tetragnathidae 56 984
* 9. Idiopidae 20 269
*64. Araneidae 163 2830
10 Actinopodidae 3 41
*65. Lycosidae 99 2260
11 Migidae 10 91
*66. Trechaleidae 13 72
*12. Nemesiidae 38 325
*67. Pisauridae 50 320
13 Microstigmatidae 6 12
*68. Oxyopidae 9 405
14 Barychelidae 44 298
69 Senoculidae 1 31
*15. Theraphosidae 109 864
*70. Stiphidiidae 10 78
16 Paratropididae 4 8
71 Neolanidae 1 3
17 Hypochilidae 2 11
*72. Zorocratidae 5 21
*18. Austrochilidae 3 8
*73. Psechridae 4 25
19 Gradungulidae 7 16
*74. Zoropsidae 3 15
20 Filistatidae 16 108
*75. Zoridae 12 73
21 Sicariidae 2 122
*76. Ctenidae 42 453
*22. Scytodidae 5 157
*77. Agelenidae 42 490
23 Periegopidae 1 2
*78. Cybaeidae 10 139
24 Drymusidae 1 9
*79. Desidae 38 180
*25. Leptonetidae 15 184
80 Halidae 2 3
26 Telemidae 7 22
81 Amphinectidae 33 175
*27. Ochyroceratidae 13 145
82 Cycloctenidae 5 36
*28. Pholcidae 70 836
*83. Hahniidae 26 215
29 Plectreuridae 2 29
*84. Dictynidae 48 552
30 Diguetidae 3 15
*85. Amaurobiidae 67 592
31 Caponiidae 11 67
86 Phyxelididae 12 54
32 Tetrablemmidae 30 124
87 Titanoecidae 5 44
*33. Segestriidae 3 106
*88. Nicodamidae 9 29
*34. Dysderidae 24 486
*89. Tengellidae 7 31
*35. Oonopidae 65 450
*90. Miturgidae 29 370
36 Orsolobidae 28 175
*91. Anyphaenidae 54 520
37 Archaeidae 3 18
*92. Liocranidae 31 169
38 Mecysmaucheniidae 7 23
*93. Clubionidae 15 532
39 Pararchaeidae 1 7
*94. Corinnidae 76 900
40 Holarchaeidae 1 2
*95. Zodariidae 60 670
*41. Micropholcommatidae 8 33
96 Cryptothelidae 1 10
42 Huttoniidae 1 1
97 Chummidae 1 2
43 Stenochilidae 2 12
98 Homalonychidae 1 3
*44. Palpimanidae 15 125
99 Ammoxenidae 4 17
45 Malkaridae 4 10
100 Cithaeronidae 2 6
46 Mimetidae 12 154
101 Gallieniellidae 10 48
47 Eresidae 10 102
102 Trochanteriidae 18 146
*48. Oecobiidae 6 101
*103. Lamponidae 22 190
49 Hersiliidae 7 148
*104. Prodidomidae 26 161
*50. Deinopidae 4 57
*105. Gnaphosidae 113 1948
*51. Uloboridae 19 244
106 Selenopidae 3 174
52 Cyatholipidae 23 58
*107. Sparassidae 83 983
53 Synotaxidae 13 64
*108. Philodromidae 29 513
*54. Nesticidae 9 200
*109. Thomisidae 164 2024
*55. Theridiidae 80 2208
*110. Salticidae 539 4968

Total 3,530 genera, 38,274 species