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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: Xevioso
Species: X. amica – X. aululata – X. cepfi – X. colobata – X. jocquei – X. kulufa – X. lichmadina – X. megcummingae – X. orthomeles – X. tuberculata – X. zuluana

Xevioso Lehtinen, 1967

Type species: Haemilla tuberculata Lawrence, 1939
Primary references
Additional references

Pett, B.L. & Jocqué, R. 2020. Description of two new species of Xevioso (Araneae: Phyxelididae) from Southern Africa, with the northernmost localities for the genus. European Journal of Taxonomy 636: 1–18. Reference page.

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

As of December 2022 it contains eleven species, found only in Africa:[1]

Xevioso amica Griswold, 1990 – South Africa
Xevioso aululata Griswold, 1990 – South Africa
Xevioso cepfi Pett & Jocqué, 2020 – Mozambique
Xevioso colobata Griswold, 1990 – South Africa
Xevioso jocquei Griswold, 1990 – Malawi
Xevioso kulufa Griswold, 1990 – South Africa
Xevioso lichmadina Griswold, 1990 – South Africa
Xevioso megcummingae Pett & Jocqué, 2020 – Malawi, Zimbabwe
Xevioso orthomeles Griswold, 1990 – Zimbabwe, Eswatini, South Africa
Xevioso tuberculata (Lawrence, 1939) (type) – South Africa
Xevioso zuluana (Lawrence, 1939) – South Africa

See also

List of Phyxelididae species


"Gen. Xevioso 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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