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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
Superfamilia: Titanoecoidea

Familia: Phyxelididae
Genus: Phyxelida
Species: P. abyssinica – P. anatolica – P. apwania – P. bifoveata – P. carcharata – P. crassibursa – P. eurygyna – P. irwini – P. jabalina – P. kipia – P. makapanensis – P. mirabilis – P. nebulosa – P. pingoana – P. sindanoa – P. tanganensis – P. umlima

Phyxelida Simon, 1894

Type species: Phyxelida makapanensis Eugène Louis Simon, 1894
Primary references

Simon, E.L. 1894a. Note sur les arthropodes cavernicoles du Transvaal. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 63: 63-67. Reference page.

Additional references

Griswold, C.E. 1990. A revision and phylogenetic analysis of the spider subfamily Phyxelidinae (Araneae, Amaurobiidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 196: 1-206. Reference page.

Phyxelida is a genus of araneomorph spiders in the family Phyxelididae, and was first described by Eugène Louis Simon in 1894.[3]

As of June 2019 it contains seventeen species, found in Africa, Israel, on Cyprus, and in Turkey:[1]

Phyxelida abyssinica Griswold, 1990 – Ethiopia
Phyxelida anatolica Griswold, 1990 – Cyprus, Turkey, Israel
Phyxelida apwania Griswold, 1990 – Kenya, Tanzania
Phyxelida bifoveata (Strand, 1913) – East Africa
Phyxelida carcharata Griswold, 1990 – Kenya
Phyxelida crassibursa Griswold, 1990 – Kenya
Phyxelida eurygyna Griswold, 1990 – Malawi
Phyxelida irwini Griswold, 1990 – Kenya
Phyxelida jabalina Griswold, 1990 – Tanzania
Phyxelida kipia Griswold, 1990 – Tanzania
Phyxelida makapanensis Simon, 1894 (type) – South Africa
Phyxelida mirabilis (L. Koch, 1875) – Ethiopia
Phyxelida nebulosa (Tullgren, 1910) – Kenya, Tanzania
Phyxelida pingoana Griswold, 1990 – Kenya
Phyxelida sindanoa Griswold, 1990 – Kenya
Phyxelida tanganensis (Simon & Fage, 1922) – Tanzania
Phyxelida umlima Griswold, 1990 – Tanzania

See also

List of Phyxelididae species


"Gen. Phyxelida Simon, 1894". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2019. doi:10.24436/2. Retrieved 2019-07-05.
Lehtinen, P. T. (1967). "Classification of the cribellate spiders and some allied families, with notes on the evolution of the suborder Araneomorpha". Annales Zoologici Fennici. 4: 213.
Simon, E. (1894). "Note sur les arthropodes cavernicoles du Transvaal". Annales de la Société Entomologique de France. 63: 63–67.


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