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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: 2011   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumChelicerata  – cheliceriformes, quelicerado, queliceriforme  
                   ClassArachnida  – arachnids, aracnídeo, araignées, arácnidos  
                      OrderAraneae  – spiders, aranhas, araignées, arañas  
                         FamilyTheraphosidae Thorell, 1869 – tarantulas  
    Direct Children:  
                            Genus Acanthopelma F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1897  
                            Genus Acanthoscurria Ausserer, 1871  
                            Genus Aenigmarachne Schmidt, 2005  
                            Genus Agnostopelma Pérez-Miles & Weinmann, 2010  
                            Genus Ami Pérez-Miles, in Pérez-Miles et al., 2008  
                            Genus Annandaliella Hirst, 1909  
                            Genus Anoploscelus Pocock, 1897  
                            Genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901  
                            Genus Augacephalus Gallon, 2002  
                            Genus Avicularia Lamarck, 1818  
                            Genus Batesiella Pocock, 1903  
                            Genus Bonnetina Vol, 2000  
                            Genus Brachionopus Pocock, 1897  
                            Genus Brachypelma Simon, 1891  
                            Genus Cardiopelma Vol, 1999  
                            Genus Catumiri Guadanucci, 2004  
                            Genus Ceratogyrus Pocock, 1897  
                            Genus Chaetopelma Ausserer, 1871  
                            Genus Chilobrachys Karsch, 1891  
                            Genus Chromatopelma Schmidt, 1995  
                            Genus Citharacanthus Pocock, 1901  
                            Genus Citharischius Pocock, 1900  
                            Genus Citharognathus Pocock, 1895  
                            Genus Clavopelma Chamberlin, 1940  
                            Genus Coremiocnemis Simon, 1892  
                            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 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 Grammostola Simon, 1892  
                            Genus Guyruita Guadanucci et al., 2007  
                            Genus Hapalopus Ausserer, 1875  
                            Genus Hapalotremus Simon, 1903  
                            Genus Haploclastus Simon, 1892  
                            Genus Haplocosmia Schmidt & von Wirth, 1996  
                            Genus Haplopelma Simon, 1892  
                            Genus Harpactira Ausserer, 1871  
                            Genus Harpactirella Purcell, 1902  
                            Genus Hemiercus Simon, 1903  
                            Genus Hemirrhagus Simon, 1903  
                            Genus Heteroscodra Pocock, 1899  
                            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 Kochiana Fukushima, Nagahama & Bertani, 2008  
                            Genus Lampropelma Simon, 1892  
                            Genus Lasiodora C. L. Koch, 1850  
                            Genus Lasiodorides Schmidt & Bischoff, 1997  
                            Genus Loxomphalia Simon, 1889  
                            Genus Loxoptygus Simon, 1903  
                            Genus Lyrognathus Pocock, 1895  
                            Genus Magulla Simon, 1892  
                            Genus Maraca Pérez-Miles, 2006  
                            Genus Mascaraneus Gallon, 2005  
                            Genus Megaphobema Pocock, 1901  
                            Genus Melloleitaoina Gerschman & Schiapelli, 1960  
                            Genus Metriopelma Becker, 1878  
                            Genus Monocentropus Pocock, 1897  
                            Genus Myostola Simon, 1903  
                            Genus Neostenotarsus Pribik & Weinmann, 2004  
                            Genus Nesiergus Simon, 1903  
                            Genus Nesipelma Schmidt & Kovarik, 1996  
                            Genus Nhandu Lucas, 1983  
                            Genus Oligoxystre Vellard, 1924  
                            Genus Ornithoctonus Pocock, 1892  
                            Genus Orphnaecus Simon, 1892  
                            Genus Ozopactus Simon, 1889  
                            Genus Pachistopelma Pocock, 1901  
                            Genus Pamphobeteus Pocock, 1901  
                            Genus Paraphysa Simon, 1892  
                            Genus Phlogiellus Pocock, 1897  
                            Genus Phoneyusa Karsch, 1884  
                            Genus Phormictopus Pocock, 1901  
                            Genus Phormingochilus Pocock, 1895  
                            Genus Plesiopelma Pocock, 1901  
                            Genus Plesiophrictus Pocock, 1899  
                            Genus Poecilotheria Simon, 1885  
                            Genus Proshapalopus Mello-Leitao, 1923  
                            Genus Psalmopoeus Pocock, 1895  
                            Genus Pseudhapalopus Strand, 1907  
                            Genus Pterinochilus Pocock, 1897  
                            Genus Reversopelma Schmidt, 2001  
                            Genus Schismatothele Karsch, 1879  
                            Genus Schizopelma F. O. P.-Cambridge, 1897  
                            Genus Selenobrachys Schmidt, 1999  
                            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 Vitalius Lucas, Silva & Bertani, 1993  
                            Genus Xenesthis Simon, 1891  
                            Genus Yamia Kishida, 1920  
       

 References
       
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  Source: World Spider Catalog, Version 11.0, website (version 11.0)  
  Acquired: 2011   
  Notes: Platnick, Norman I. 2011. The World Spider Catalog, v.11.0. American Museum of Natural History. Database built by Robert J. Raven from the files underlying the website at http://research.amnh.org/iz/spiders/catalog/ DOI: 10.5531/db.iz.0001   
  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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