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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: Themacrys
Species: T. cavernicola – T. irrorata – T. monticola – T. silvicola – T. ukhahlamba

Themacrys Simon, 1906

Type species: Themacrys irrorata Eugène Louis Simon, 1906
Primary references

Simon, E.L. 1906b. Etude sur les araignées de la section des cribellates. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 50: 284-308. 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.

Themacrys is a genus of South African araneomorph spiders in the family Phyxelididae, and was first described by Eugène Louis Simon in 1906.[2]

As of June 2019 it contains five species, found only in South Africa:[1]

Themacrys cavernicola (Lawrence, 1939) – South Africa
Themacrys irrorata Simon, 1906 (type) – South Africa
Themacrys monticola (Lawrence, 1939) – South Africa
Themacrys silvicola (Lawrence, 1938) – South Africa
Themacrys ukhahlamba Griswold, 1990 – South Africa

See also

List of Phyxelididae species


"Gen. Themacrys Simon, 1906". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2019. doi:10.24436/2. Retrieved 2019-07-05.
Simon, E. (1906). "Etude sur les araignées de la section des cribellates". Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique. 50: 284–308. doi:10.5962/bhl.part.19947.


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