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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Ordo: Araneae
Subordo: Opisthothelae
Infraordo: Mygalomorphae
Superfamilia: Migoidea

Familia: Migidae
Genus: Goloboffia
Species: G. biberi – G. griswoldi – G. megadeth – G. pachelbeli – G. vellardi

Goloboffia Griswold & Ledford, 2001
Primary references

Griswold, C.E. & Ledford, J. 2001. A monograph of the migid trap door spiders of Madagascar and review of the world genera (Araneae, Mygalomorphae, Migidae). Occasional Papers of the California Academy of Sciences 151: 1–120. Reference page.


The World Spider Catalog, V8.0

Goloboffia is a genus of spiders in the family Migidae. It was first described in 2001 by Griswold and Ledford to accommodate the single species Goloboffia vellardi, found in Chile. In 2019, more species were described.[2] As of September 2020, five species were accepted:[1]

Goloboffia biberi Ferretti, Ríos-Tamayo & Goloboff, 2019 – Chile
Goloboffia griswoldi Ferretti, Ríos-Tamayo & Goloboff, 2019 – Chile
Goloboffia megadeth Ferretti, Ríos-Tamayo & Goloboff, 2019 – Chile
Goloboffia pachelbeli Ferretti, Ríos-Tamayo & Goloboff, 2019 – Chile
Goloboffia vellardi (Zapfe, 1961) (type species) – Chile


"Gen. Goloboffia Griswold & Ledford, 2001". World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern. Retrieved 2020-09-30.
Ferretti, N.; Ríos-Tamayo, D. & Goloboff, P. (2019). "Four new species of Goloboffia (Mygalomorphae: Migidae) from Chile". Zootaxa. 471 (2): 251–268. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4712.2.5. PMID 32230687. S2CID 213601534.


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