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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: Araneomorphae
Taxon: Neocribellatae
Series: Entelegynae
Sectio: Dionycha

Familia: Anyphaenidae
Subfamilia: Anyphaeninae
Genus: Hibana
Species: H. arunda – H. bicolor – H. cambridgei – H. discolor – H. flavescens – H. fusca – H. futilis – H. gracilis – H. incursa – H. labonita – H. longipalpa – H. melloleitaoi – H. similaris – H. taboga – H. talmina – H. tenuis – H. turquinensis – H. velox

Hibana Brescovit, 1991

Type species: Aysha gracilis (Hentz, 1847)
Primary references

Brescovit, A. D. 1991. Hibana, novo gênero de aranhas da família Anyphaenidae (Arachnida, Araneae). Revta bras. Ent. 35: 729–744. [730]

Additional references

Galvis, W. & Brescovit, A.D. 2020. Correctly mating: on the actual female of Hibana talmina Brescovit and the description of H. labonita sp. n. (Araneae, Anyphaenidae). Zootaxa 4878(2): 392–396. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4878.2.12. Paywall. Reference page.
Platnick, N. I. 2008. The World Spider Catalog, version 9.0. American Museum of Natural History. [1]

Hibana is a genus of anyphaenid sac spiders first described by Antônio Brescovit in 1991.[2] It is found from the United States to Brazil, including the West Indies. It includes North America's yellow ghost spider, formerly categorized as Aysha velox.[1]

As of April 2019 it contains eighteen species:[1]

Hibana arunda (Platnick, 1974) – USA, Mexico
Hibana banksi (Strand, 1906) – USA
Hibana bicolor (Banks, 1909) – Costa Rica, Colombia
Hibana cambridgei (Bryant, 1931) – USA, Mexico
Hibana discolor (Mello-Leitão, 1929) – Brazil, Bolivia
Hibana flavescens (Schmidt, 1971) – Colombia
Hibana fusca (Franganillo, 1926) – Cuba
Hibana futilis (Banks, 1898) – USA to Venezuela, Cuba
Hibana gracilis (Hentz, 1847) – USA, Canada
Hibana incursa (Chamberlin, 1919) – USA to Panama
Hibana longipalpa (Bryant, 1931) – El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica
Hibana melloleitaoi (Caporiacco, 1947) – Mexico to Brazil
Hibana similaris (Banks, 1929) – Mexico to Brazil
Hibana taboga Brescovit, 1991 – Panama
Hibana talmina Brescovit, 1993 – Dominican Rep., Trinidad, northern South America
Hibana tenuis (L. Koch, 1866) – Mexico to Venezuela, Caribbean
Hibana turquinensis (Bryant, 1940) – Cuba
Hibana velox (Becker, 1879) – USA, Mexico, Caribbean


"Gen. Hibana Brescovit, 1991". World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern. Retrieved 2019-05-10.
Brescovit, A. D. (1991). "Hibana, novo gênero de aranhas da família Anyphaenidae (Arachnida, Araneae)". Revista Brasileira de Entomologia. 35: 729–744.


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