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Theraphosidae  Thorell, 1869
Taxonomic Serial No.: 847765

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): tarantulas [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2019   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumChelicerata  – cheliceriformes, quelicerado, queliceriforme  
                   ClassEuchelicerata   
                      SubclassArachnida   
                         OrderAraneae  – spiders, aranhas, araignées, arañas  
                            FamilyTheraphosidae Thorell, 1869 – tarantulas  
    Direct Children:  
                               Genus Acanthopelma F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897  
                               Genus Acanthoscurria Ausserer, 1871  
                               Genus Acentropelma Pocock, 1901  
                               Genus Aenigmarachne Schmidt, 2005  
                               Genus Agnostopelma Pérez-Miles & Weinmann, 2010  
                               Genus Aguapanela Perafán & Cifuentes, 2015  
                               Genus Ami Pérez-Miles, 2008  
                               Genus Annandaliella Hirst, 1909  
                               Genus Anoploscelus Pocock, 1897  
                               Genus Antillena Bertani, Huff & Fukushima, 2017  
                               Genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901  
                               Genus Augacephalus Gallon, 2002  
                               Genus Avicularia Lamarck, 1818  
                               Genus Bacillochilus Gallon, 2010  
                               Genus Barropelma Chamberlin, 1940  
                               Genus Batesiella Pocock, 1903  
                               Genus Birupes Gabriel & Sherwood, 2019  
                               Genus Bistriopelma Kaderka, 2015  
                               Genus Bonnetina Vol, 2000  
                               Genus Brachionopus Pocock, 1897  
                               Genus Brachypelma Simon, 1891  
                               Genus Bumba Pérez-Miles, Bonaldo & Miglio, 2014  
                               Genus Cardiopelma Vol, 1999  
                               Genus Caribena Fukushima & Bertani, 2017  
                               Genus Catanduba Yamamoto, Lucas & Brescovit, 2012  
                               Genus Catumiri Guadanucci, 2004  
                               Genus Ceratogyrus Pocock, 1897  
                               Genus Chaetopelma Ausserer, 1871  
                               Genus Chilobrachys Karsch, 1892  
                               Genus Chromatopelma Schmidt, 1995  
                               Genus Citharacanthus Pocock, 1901  
                               Genus Citharognathus Pocock, 1895  
                               Genus Clavopelma Chamberlin, 1940  
                               Genus Coremiocnemis Simon, 1892  
                               Genus Cotztetlana Mendoza, 2012  
                               Genus Crassicrus Reichling & West, 1996  
                               Genus Cubanana Ortiz, 2008  
                               Genus Cyclosternum Ausserer, 1871  
                               Genus Cyriocosmus Simon, 1903  
                               Genus Cyriopagopus Simon, 1887  
                               Genus Cyrtopholis Simon, 1892  
                               Genus Davus O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1892  
                               Genus Dolichothele Mello-Leitão, 1923  
                               Genus Encyocratella Strand, 1907  
                               Genus Encyocrates Simon, 1892  
                               Genus Ephebopus Simon, 1892  
                               Genus Euathlus Ausserer, 1875  
                               Genus Eucratoscelus Pocock, 1898  
                               Genus Eumenophorus Pocock, 1897  
                               Genus Eupalaestrus Pocock, 1901  
                               Genus Euphrictus Hirst, 1908  
                               Genus Eurypelmella Strand, 1907  
                               Genus Euthycaelus Simon, 1889  
                               Genus Grammostola Simon, 1892  
                               Genus Guyruita Guadanucci, Lucas, Indicatti & Yamamoto, 2007  
                               Genus Hapalopus Ausserer, 1875  
                               Genus Hapalotremus Simon, 1903  
                               Genus Haploclastus Simon, 1892  
                               Genus Haplocosmia Schmidt & von Wirth, 1996  
                               Genus Harpactira Ausserer, 1871  
                               Genus Harpactirella Purcell, 1902  
                               Genus Hemirrhagus Simon, 1903  
                               Genus Heterophrictus Pocock, 1900  
                               Genus Heteroscodra Pocock, 1900  
                               Genus Heterothele Karsch, 1879  
                               Genus Holothele Karsch, 1879  
                               Genus Homoeomma Ausserer, 1871  
                               Genus Hysterocrates Simon, 1892  
                               Genus Idiothele Hewitt, 1919  
                               Genus Iridopelma Pocock, 1901  
                               Genus Ischnocolus Ausserer, 1871  
                               Genus Kankuamo Perafán, Galvis & Pérez-Miles, 2016  
                               Genus Kochiana Fukushima, Nagahama & Bertani, 2008  
                               Genus Lampropelma Simon, 1892  
                               Genus Lasiodora C. L. Koch, 1850  
                               Genus Lasiodorides Schmidt & Bischoff, 1997  
                               Genus Longilyra Gabriel, 2014  
                               Genus Loxomphalia Simon, 1889  
                               Genus Loxoptygus Simon, 1903  
                               Genus Lyrognathus Pocock, 1895  
                               Genus Magnacarina Mendoza, Locht, Kaderka, Medina & Pérez-Miles, 2016  
                               Genus Magulla Simon, 1892  
                               Genus Mascaraneus Gallon, 2005  
                               Genus Megaphobema Pocock, 1901  
                               Genus Melloleitaoina Gerschman & Schiapelli, 1960  
                               Genus Metriopelma Becker, 1878  
                               Genus Miaschistopus Pocock, 1897  
                               Genus Monocentropus Pocock, 1897  
                               Genus Munduruku Miglio, Bonaldo & Pérez-Miles, 2013  
                               Genus Mygalarachne Ausserer, 1871  
                               Genus Myostola Simon, 1903  
                               Genus Neischnocolus Petrunkevitch, 1925  
                               Genus Neoheterophrictus Siliwal & Raven, 2012  
                               Genus Neoholothele Guadanucci & Weinmann, 2015  
                               Genus Neostenotarsus Pribik & Weinmann, 2004  
                               Genus Nesiergus Simon, 1903  
                               Genus Nesipelma Schmidt & Kovarik, 1996  
                               Genus Nhandu Lucas, 1983  
                               Genus Omothymus Thorell, 1891  
                               Genus Ornithoctonus Pocock, 1892  
                               Genus Orphnaecus Simon, 1892  
                               Genus Ozopactus Simon, 1889  
                               Genus Pachistopelma Pocock, 1901  
                               Genus Pamphobeteus Pocock, 1901  
                               Genus Pelinobius Karsch, 1885  
                               Genus Phlogiellus Pocock, 1897  
                               Genus Phoneyusa Karsch, 1884  
                               Genus Phormictopus Pocock, 1901  
                               Genus Phormingochilus Pocock, 1895  
                               Genus Phrixotrichus Simon, 1889  
                               Genus Plesiopelma Pocock, 1901  
                               Genus Plesiophrictus Pocock, 1899  
                               Genus Poecilotheria Simon, 1885  
                               Genus Proshapalopus Mello-Leitão, 1923  
                               Genus Psalmopoeus Pocock, 1895  
                               Genus Psednocnemis West, Nunn & Hogg, 2012  
                               Genus Pseudhapalopus Strand, 1907  
                               Genus Pseudoclamoris Hüsser, 2018  
                               Genus Pterinochilus Pocock, 1897  
                               Genus Pterinopelma Pocock, 1901  
                               Genus Reichlingia Rudloff, 2001  
                               Genus Reversopelma Schmidt, 2001  
                               Genus Sahydroaraneus Mirza & Sanap, 2014  
                               Genus Schismatothele Karsch, 1879  
                               Genus Schizopelma F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1897  
                               Genus Scopelobates Simon, 1903  
                               Genus Selenocosmia Ausserer, 1871  
                               Genus Selenogyrus Pocock, 1897  
                               Genus Selenotholus Hogg, 1902  
                               Genus Selenotypus Pocock, 1895  
                               Genus Sericopelma Ausserer, 1875  
                               Genus Sickius Soares & Camargo, 1948  
                               Genus Sphaerobothria Karsch, 1879  
                               Genus Stichoplastoris Rudloff, 1997  
                               Genus Stromatopelma Karsch, 1881  
                               Genus Tapinauchenius Ausserer, 1871  
                               Genus Theraphosa Thorell, 1870  
                               Genus Thrigmopoeus Pocock, 1899  
                               Genus Thrixopelma Schmidt, 1994  
                               Genus Tmesiphantes Simon, 1892  
                               Genus Trichognathella Gallon, 2004  
                               Genus Trichopelma Simon, 1888  
                               Genus Typhochlaena C. L. Koch, 1850  
                               Genus Umbyquyra Gargiulo, Brescovit & Lucas, 2018  
                               Genus Vitalius Lucas, Silva & Bertani, 1993  
                               Genus Xenesthis Simon, 1891  
                               Genus Ybyrapora Fukushima & Bertani, 2017  
       

 References
       
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  Source: World Spider Catalog, Version 20.0, website (version 20.0)  
  Acquired: 2019   
  Notes: World Spider Catalog (2019). Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch, accessed on 19 Feb 2019. doi: 10.24436/2   
  Reference for: Theraphosidae   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Breene, R. G., D. Allen Dean, G. B. Edwards, Blain Hebert, Herbert W. Levi, Gail Manning, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Common Names of Arachnids, Fifth Edition   
  Page(s): 42   
  Publisher: American Tarantula Society   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 1-929427-11-5   
  Notes: The American Arachnological Society Committee on Common Names of Arachnids. Available online at http://atshq.org/downloads.php   
  Reference for: Theraphosidae, tarantulas [English]   
       

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