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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: Araneoidea

Familia: Synaphridae
Genera: Africepheia - Cepheia - Synaphris

Synaphridae Wunderlich, 1986

Synaphrinae Wunderlich, 1986 [as subfamilia of Anapidae]


Lopardo, L.; Hormiga, G.; Melic, A. 2007: Spinneret spigot morphology in synaphrid spiders (Araneae, Synaphridae), with comments on the systematics of the family and description of a new species of Synaphris Simon 1894 from Spain. American Museum novitates, (3556) DOI: 10.1206/0003-0082(2007)3556[1:SSMISS]2.0.CO;2
Miller, J.A. 2007: Synaphridae of Madagascar (Araneae: Araneoidea): a new family record for the Afrotropical region. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 58(3): 21–48. Abstract PDF
Schütt, K. 2003: Phylogeny of Symphytognathidae s.l. (Araneae, Araneoidea). Zoologica scripta, 32: 129–151. DOI: 10.1046/j.1463-6409.2003.00103.x


SYNAPHRIDAE in Platnick, N.I. The World Spider Catalog, Version 10.0

Synaphridae is a family of spiders with thirteen described species in three genera. It was first described as a subfamily of Anapidae,[1] but it has since been raised to family status.[2]
Main article: List of Synaphridae species

As of April 2019, the World Spider Catalog accepts the following genera:[3]

Africepheia Miller, 2007 — Madagascar
Cepheia Simon, 1894 — Southern Europe
Synaphris Simon, 1894 — Croatia, Asia, Madagascar

See also

List of Synaphridae species


Wunderlich, J. (1986), Spinnenfauna gestern und heute: Fossile Spinnen in Bernstein und ihre heute lebenden Verwandten (in German), Quelle & Meyer
Maruski, Y.M.; Lehtinen, P.T. (2003). "Synaphridae Wunderlich, 1986 (Aranei: Araneoidea), a new family status, with a description of a new species from Turkmenistan". Arthropoda Selecta. 11: 143–152.
"Family: Synaphridae Wunderlich, 1986". World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern. Retrieved 2019-04-25.


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