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Loxosceles  Heineken & Lowe, 1832
Taxonomic Serial No.: 848684

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): recluse spiders [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  
                         FamilySicariidae Keyserling, 1880 – sixeyed sicariid spiders  
                            GenusLoxosceles Heineken & Lowe, 1832 – recluse spiders  
    Direct Children:  
                               Species Loxosceles accepta Chamberlin, 1920  
                               Species Loxosceles adelaida Gertsch, 1967  
                               Species Loxosceles alamosa Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles alicea Gertsch, 1967  
                               Species Loxosceles amazonica Gertsch, 1967  
                               Species Loxosceles anomala (Mello-Leitao, 1917)  
                               Species Loxosceles apachea Gertsch & Ennik, 1983 – Apache recluse 
                               Species Loxosceles aphrasta Wang, 1994  
                               Species Loxosceles aranea Gertsch, 1973  
                               Species Loxosceles arizonica Gertsch & Mulaik, 1940 – Arizona recluse 
                               Species Loxosceles aurea Gertsch, 1973  
                               Species Loxosceles baja Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles barbara Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles belli Gertsch, 1973  
                               Species Loxosceles bettyae Gertsch, 1967  
                               Species Loxosceles blancasi Gertsch, 1967  
                               Species Loxosceles blanda Gertsch & Ennik, 1983 – Big Bend recluse 
                               Species Loxosceles boneti Gertsch, 1958  
                               Species Loxosceles candela Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles caribbaea Gertsch, 1958  
                               Species Loxosceles carmena Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles chinateca Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles colima Gertsch, 1958  
                               Species Loxosceles conococha Gertsch, 1967  
                               Species Loxosceles coquimbo Gertsch, 1967  
                               Species Loxosceles coyote Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles cubana Gertsch, 1958  
                               Species Loxosceles deserta Gertsch, 1973 – desert recluse 
                               Species Loxosceles devia Gertsch & Mulaik, 1940 – Texas recluse 
                               Species Loxosceles fontainei Millot, 1941  
                               Species Loxosceles foutadjalloni Millot, 1941  
                               Species Loxosceles francisca Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles frizzelli Gertsch, 1967  
                               Species Loxosceles gaucho Gertsch, 1967  
                               Species Loxosceles gloria Gertsch, 1967  
                               Species Loxosceles guatemala Gertsch, 1973  
                               Species Loxosceles harrietae Gertsch, 1967  
                               Species Loxosceles herreri Gertsch, 1967  
                               Species Loxosceles hirsuta Mello-Leitao, 1931  
                               Species Loxosceles huasteca Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles immodesta (Mello-Leitao, 1917)  
                               Species Loxosceles inca Gertsch, 1967  
                               Species Loxosceles insula Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles intermedia Mello-Leitao, 1934  
                               Species Loxosceles jaca Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles jamaica Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles jarmila Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles julia Gertsch, 1967  
                               Species Loxosceles kaiba Gertsch & Ennik, 1983 – Grand Canyon recluse 
                               Species Loxosceles lacroixi Millot, 1941  
                               Species Loxosceles lacta Wang, 1994  
                               Species Loxosceles laeta (Nicolet, 1849) – Chilean recluse 
                               Species Loxosceles lawrencei Caporiacco, 1955  
                               Species Loxosceles lutea Keyserling, 1877  
                               Species Loxosceles luteola Gertsch, 1973  
                               Species Loxosceles manuela Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles martha Gertsch & Ennik, 1983 – Martha recluse 
                               Species Loxosceles meruensis Tullgren, 1910  
                               Species Loxosceles misteca Gertsch, 1958  
                               Species Loxosceles mrazig Ribera & Planas, 2009  
                               Species Loxosceles mulege Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles nahuana Gertsch, 1958  
                               Species Loxosceles neuvillei Simon, 1909  
                               Species Loxosceles olmea Gertsch, 1967  
                               Species Loxosceles pallidecolorata (Strand, 1906)  
                               Species Loxosceles palma Gertsch & Ennik, 1983 – Baja recluse 
                               Species Loxosceles panama Gertsch, 1958  
                               Species Loxosceles parrami Newlands, 1981  
                               Species Loxosceles piura Gertsch, 1967  
                               Species Loxosceles pucara Gertsch, 1967  
                               Species Loxosceles puortoi Martins, Knysak & Bertani, 2002  
                               Species Loxosceles reclusa Gertsch & Mulaik, 1940 – brown recluse 
                               Species Loxosceles rica Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles rosana Gertsch, 1967  
                               Species Loxosceles rothi Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles rufescens (Dufour, 1820) – Mediterranean recluse 
                               Species Loxosceles rufipes (Lucas, 1834)  
                               Species Loxosceles russelli Gertsch & Ennik, 1983 – Russell recluse 
                               Species Loxosceles sabina Gertsch & Ennik, 1983 – Tucson recluse 
                               Species Loxosceles seri Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles similis Moenkhaus, 1898  
                               Species Loxosceles smithi Simon, 1897  
                               Species Loxosceles sonora Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles spadicea Simon, 1907  
                               Species Loxosceles speluncarum Simon, 1893  
                               Species Loxosceles spinulosa Purcell, 1904  
                               Species Loxosceles surca Gertsch, 1967  
                               Species Loxosceles taeniopalpis Simon, 1907  
                               Species Loxosceles taino Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles tehuana Gertsch, 1958  
                               Species Loxosceles tenango Gertsch, 1973  
                               Species Loxosceles teresa Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles tlacolula Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles valdosa Gertsch, 1973  
                               Species Loxosceles valida Lawrence, 1964  
                               Species Loxosceles variegata Simon, 1897  
                               Species Loxosceles virgo Gertsch & Ennik, 1983  
                               Species Loxosceles vonwredei Newlands, 1980  
                               Species Loxosceles weyrauchi Gertsch, 1967  
                               Species Loxosceles yucatana Chamberlin & Ivie, 1938  
                               Species Loxosceles zapoteca Gertsch, 1958  
       

 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: Loxosceles   
       
  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   
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  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: Loxosceles, recluse spiders [English]   
       

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