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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: Vidole
Species: V. capensis – V. helicigyna – V. lyra – V. schreineri – V. sothoana

Vidole Lehtinen, 1967

Type species: Auximus capensis Pocock, 1900
Primary references

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(3): 199–468. 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.

Vidole is a genus of African araneomorph spiders in the family Phyxelididae, and was first described by Pekka T. Lehtinen in 1967.[2]

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

Vidole capensis (Pocock, 1900) (type) – South Africa
Vidole helicigyna Griswold, 1990 – South Africa
Vidole lyra Griswold, 1990 – South Africa
Vidole schreineri (Purcell, 1904) – South Africa
Vidole sothoana Griswold, 1990 – Lesotho, South Africa

See also

List of Phyxelididae species


"Gen. Vidole Lehtinen, 1967". 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: 199–468.


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