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Sparassidae  Bertkau, 1872
Taxonomic Serial No.: 871540

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s): giant crab 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  
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumChelicerata  – cheliceriformes, quelicerado, queliceriforme  
                   ClassArachnida  – arachnids, aracnídeo, araignées, arácnidos  
                      OrderAraneae  – spiders, aranhas, araignées, arañas  
                         FamilySparassidae Bertkau, 1872 – giant crab spiders  
    Direct Children:  
                            Genus Adcatomus Karsch, 1880  
                            Genus Anaptomecus Simon, 1903  
                            Genus Anchognatha Thorell, 1881  
                            Genus Anchonastus Simon, 1898  
                            Genus Arandisa Lawrence, 1938  
                            Genus Barylestis Simon, 1910  
                            Genus Beregama Hirst, 1990  
                            Genus Berlandia Lessert, 1921  
                            Genus Bhutaniella Jäger, 2000  
                            Genus Carparachne Lawrence, 1962  
                            Genus Cebrennus Simon, 1880  
                            Genus Cerbalus Simon, 1897  
                            Genus Cercetius Simon, 1902  
                            Genus Chrosioderma Simon, 1897  
                            Genus Clastes Walckenaer, 1837  
                            Genus Damastes Simon, 1880  
                            Genus Decaphora Franganillo, 1931  
                            Genus Defectrix Petrunkevitch, 1925  
                            Genus Delena Walckenaer, 1837  
                            Genus Dermochrosia Mello-Leitão, 1940  
                            Genus Eodelena Hogg, 1903  
                            Genus Eusparassus Simon, 1903  
                            Genus Exopalystes Hogg, 1914  
                            Genus Geminia Thorell, 1897  
                            Genus Gnathopalystes Rainbow, 1899  
                            Genus Heteropoda Latreille, 1804  
                            Genus Holconia Thorell, 1877  
                            Genus Irileka Hirst, 1998  
                            Genus Isopeda L. Koch, 1875  
                            Genus Isopedella Hirst, 1990  
                            Genus Keilira Hirst, 1989  
                            Genus Leucorchestris Lawrence, 1962  
                            Genus Macrinus Simon, 1887  
                            Genus Martensopoda Jäger, 2006  
                            Genus Megaloremmius Simon, 1903  
                            Genus Micrommata Latreille, 1804  
                            Genus Microrchestris Lawrence, 1962  
                            Genus Neosparassus Hogg, 1903  
                            Genus Nisueta Simon, 1880  
                            Genus Nolavia Kammerer, 2006  
                            Genus Nonianus Simon, 1885  
                            Genus Olios Walckenaer, 1837  
                            Genus Orchestrella Lawrence, 1965  
                            Genus Origes Simon, 1897  
                            Genus Paenula Simon, 1897  
                            Genus Palystella Lawrence, 1928  
                            Genus Palystes L. Koch, 1875  
                            Genus Panaretella Lawrence, 1937  
                            Genus Pandercetes L. Koch, 1875  
                            Genus Parapalystes Croeser, 1996  
                            Genus Pediana Simon, 1880  
                            Genus Pleorotus Simon, 1898  
                            Genus Polybetes Simon, 1897  
                            Genus Prusias O. P.-Cambridge, 1892  
                            Genus Prychia L. Koch, 1875  
                            Genus Pseudomicrommata Järvi, 1914  
                            Genus Pseudopoda Jäger, 2000  
                            Genus Pseudosparianthis Simon, 1887  
                            Genus Quemedice Mello-Leitão, 1942  
                            Genus Remmius Simon, 1897  
                            Genus Rhacocnemis Simon, 1897  
                            Genus Rhitymna Simon, 1897  
                            Genus Sagellula Strand, 1942  
                            Genus Sampaiosia Mello-Leitão, 1930  
                            Genus Sarotesius Pocock, 1898  
                            Genus Sinopoda Jäger, 1999  
                            Genus Sivalicus Dyal, 1957  
                            Genus Sparianthina Banks, 1929  
                            Genus Sparianthis Simon, 1880  
                            Genus Spariolenus Simon, 1880  
                            Genus Staianus Simon, 1889  
                            Genus Stasina Simon, 1877  
                            Genus Stasinoides Berland, 1922  
                            Genus Stipax Simon, 1898  
                            Genus Strandiellum Kolosváry, 1934  
                            Genus Thelcticopis Karsch, 1884  
                            Genus Thomasettia Hirst, 1911  
                            Genus Tibellomma Simon, 1903  
                            Genus Tychicus Simon, 1880  
                            Genus Typostola Simon, 1897  
                            Genus Vindullus Simon, 1880  
                            Genus Yiinthi Davies, 1994  
                            Genus Zachria L. Koch, 1875  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  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 DOI: 10.5531/db.iz.0001   
  Reference for: Sparassidae   
  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   
  Reference for: Sparassidae, giant crab spiders [English]   

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