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Theraphosidae Thorell, 1869

101227  (urn:lsid:irmng.org:taxname:101227)

accepted
Family
Genus Acanthopelma Cambridge, 1897
Genus Acanthoscurria Ausserer, 1871
Genus Aenigmarachne Schmidt, 2005
Genus Agnostopelma Pérez-Miles & Weinmann, 2010
Genus Ami Pérez-Miles, 2008
Genus Annandaliella Hirst, 1909
Genus Anoploscelus Pocock, 1897
Genus Antillena Bertani, Huff & Fukushima in Fukushima & Bertani, 2017
Genus Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901
Genus Augacephalus Gallon, 2002
Genus Avicularia Lamarck, 1818
Genus Bacillochilus Gallon, 2010
Genus Batesiella Pocock, 1903
Genus Birupes Gabriel & Sherwood, 2019
Genus Bonnetina Vol, 1999
Genus Brachionopus Pocock, 1897
Genus Brachypelma Simon, 1892
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, 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 Cotztetlana Mendoza Marroquin, 2012
Genus Crassicrus Reichling & West, 1996
Genus Cratorrhagus Simon, 1892
Genus Cubanana Ortiz, 2008
Genus Cyclosternum Ausserer, 1871
Genus Cymbiapophysa Gabriel & Sherwood, 2020
Genus Cyriocosmus Simon, 1903
Genus Cyriopagopus Simon, 1887
Genus Cyrtopholis Simon, 1892
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, Lucas, Indicatti & Yamamoto, 2007
Genus Hapalopus Ausserer, 1875
Genus Hapalotremus Simon, 1903
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, 1900
Genus Heterothele Karsch, 1879
Genus Holothele Karsch, 1879
Genus Hysterocrates Simon, 1892
Genus Idiothele Hewitt, 1919
Genus Iridopelma Pocock, 1901
Genus Ischnocolinopsis Wunderlich, 1988 †
Genus Ischnocolus Ausserer, 1871
Genus Kochiana Fukushima, Nagahama & Bertani, 2008
Genus Lampropelma Simon, 1892
Genus Lasiodora Koch, 1850
Genus Lasiodorides Schmidt & Bischoff, 1997
Genus Loxomphalia Simon, 1889
Genus Loxoptygus Simon, 1903
Genus Lyrognathus Pocock, 1895
Genus Mascaraneus Gallon, 2005
Genus Megaphobema Pocock, 1901
Genus Melloleitaoina Pikelin & Schiapelli, 1960
Genus Melognathus Chamberlin, 1917
Genus Metriopelma Becker, 1878
Genus Monocentropus Pocock, 1897
Genus Munduruku Miglio, Bonaldo & Pérez-Miles, 2013
Genus Mygalarachne Ausserer, 1871
Genus Myostola Simon, 1903
Genus Neoheterophrictus Siliwal & Raven, 2012
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 Pachypelma Karsch, 1880
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 Polyspinosa Schmidt, 1999
Genus Proshapalopus Mello-Leitão, 1923
Genus Psalmopoeus Pocock, 1895
Genus Psednocnemis West, Nunn & Hogg, 2012
Genus Pseudhapalopus Strand, 1907
Genus Pseudoclamoris Hüsser, 2018
Genus Pseudoligoxystre Vol, 2001
Genus Pseudoschizopelma Smith, 1994
Genus Pterinochilus Pocock, 1897
Genus Reversopelma Schmidt, 2001
Genus Sahydroaraneus Mirza & Sanap, 2014
Genus Sandinista Longhorn & Gabriel, 2019
Genus Schismatothele Karsch, 1879
Genus Schizopelma Pickard 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 Spinosatibiapalpus Gabriel & Sherwood, 2020
Genus Stenotarsus Tesmoingt & Schmidt, 2002
Genus Stichoplastoris Rudloff, 1997
Genus Stromatopelma Karsch, 1881
Genus Tapinauchenius Ausserer, 1871
Genus Theraphosa Walckenaer, 1805
Genus Thrigmopoeus Pocock, 1899
Genus Thrixopelma Schmidt, 1994
Genus Tliltocatl Mendoza & Francke, 2020
Genus Tmesiphantes Simon, 1892
Genus Trichognatha Gallon, 2002
Genus Trichognathella Gallon, 2004
Genus Trichopelma Simon, 1888
Genus Umbyquyra Gargiulo, Brescovit & Lucas, 2018
Genus Vitalius Lucas, da Silva & Bertani, 1993
Genus Xenesthis Simon, 1892
Genus Xenodendrophila Gallon, 2003
Genus Yamia Kishida, 1920
Genus Yanomamius Bertani & Almeida, 2021
Genus Ybyrapora Fukushima & Bertani, 2017

Genus Adranochelia Simon, 1889 accepted as Cyclosternum Ausserer, 1871
Genus Ancylochiros Mello-Leitão, 1920 accepted as Avicularia Lamarck, 1818
Genus Apachepelma Smith, 1994 accepted as Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901
Genus Ashantia Strand, 1908 accepted as Harpactirella Purcell, 1902
Genus Avicuscodra Strand, 1908 accepted as Chaetopelma Ausserer, 1871
Genus Baccallbrapo Barrion & Litsinger, 1995 accepted as Phlogiellus Pocock, 1897
Genus Barropelma Chamberlin, 1940 accepted as Lasiodora Koch, 1850
Genus Brachypelmides Schmidt & Krause, 1994 accepted as Brachypelma Simon, 1892
Genus Brazilopelma Schmidt, 1998 accepted as Nhandu Lucas, 1983
Genus Butantania Mello-Leitão, 1935 accepted as Homoeomma Ausserer, 1871
Genus Calopelma Chamberlin, 1917 accepted as Homoeomma Ausserer, 1871
Genus Cenobiopelma Mello-Leitão & Arlé, 1934 accepted as Oligoxystre Vellard, 1924
Genus Ceropelma Mello Leitão, 1923 accepted as Plesiopelma Pocock, 1901
Genus Chaetorhombus Ausserer, 1871 accepted as Cyclosternum Ausserer, 1871
Genus Chaetorrhombus Simon, 1889 accepted as Cyclosternum Ausserer, 1871
Genus Chaunopelma Chamberlin, 1940 accepted as Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901
Genus Chilocosmia Schmidt & von Wirth, 1992 accepted as Selenocosmia Ausserer, 1871
Genus Coelogenium Purcell, 1902 accepted as Ceratogyrus Pocock, 1897
Genus Crypsidromus Ausserer, 1871 accepted as Lasiodora Koch, 1850
Genus Cyclothoracoides Strand, 1929 accepted as Hapalotremus Simon, 1903
Genus Cyclothorax Mello Leitão, 1923 accepted as Hapalotremus Simon, 1903
Genus Cyrthopholis Tullgren, 1905 accepted as Cyrtopholis Simon, 1892
Genus Cyrtosternum Ausserer, 1875 accepted as Cyrtopholis Simon, 1892
Genus Davus Cambridge, 1892 accepted as Cyclosternum Ausserer, 1871
Genus Delopelma Petrunkevitch, 1939 accepted as Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901
Genus Dolichothele Mello-Leitão, 1923 accepted as Hapalotremus Simon, 1903
Genus Dryptopelma Simon, 1889 accepted as Cyclosternum Ausserer, 1871
Genus Dryptopelmides Strand, 1907 accepted as Holothele Karsch, 1879
Genus Dugesia Berlese, 1883 accepted as Smaris Latreille, 1796
Genus Dugesiella Pocock, 1901 accepted as Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901
Genus Encyocratella Strand, 1907 accepted as Chaetopelma Ausserer, 1871
Genus Erythropoicila Fischel, 1925 accepted as Cyriocosmus Simon, 1903
Genus Eurypelma Koch, 1850 accepted as Avicularia Lamarck, 1818
Genus Eurypelmella Strand, 1907 accepted as Schizopelma Pickard Cambridge, 1897
Genus Euthycaelus Simon, 1889 accepted as Holothele Karsch, 1879
Genus Goniodontium Mello-Leitão, 1923 accepted as Hapalotremus Simon, 1903
Genus Gosipelma Chamberlin, 1940 accepted as Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901
Genus Hapalopinus Simon, 1903 accepted as Trichopelma Simon, 1888
Genus Harpaxibus Ausserer, 1871 accepted as Sericopelma Ausserer, 1875
Genus Harpaxictis Simon, 1892 accepted as Sericopelma Ausserer, 1875
Genus Harpaxictus Simon, 1892 accepted as Sericopelma Ausserer, 1875
Genus Heterophrictus Pocock, 1900 accepted as Plesiophrictus Pocock, 1899
Genus Iracema Pérez-Miles, 2000 accepted as Maraca Pérez-Miles, 2005
Genus Ischnnocolella Petrunkevitch, 1928 accepted as Plesiophrictus Pocock, 1899
Genus Ischnocolella Strand, 1907 accepted as Plesiophrictus Pocock, 1899
Genus Lasiopelma Simon, 1892 accepted as Grammostola Simon, 1892
Genus Leptofischelia Strand, 1929 accepted as Trichopelma Simon, 1888
Genus Leptostylus Fischel, 1927 accepted as Leptofischelia Strand, 1929 accepted as Trichopelma Simon, 1888 (Junior homonym)
Genus Loxophobema Simon, 1907 accepted as Phoneyusa Karsch, 1884
Genus Loxoptygella Strand, 1906 accepted as Loxoptygus Simon, 1903
Genus Luphocemus Denis, 1960 accepted as Harpactirella Purcell, 1902
Genus Magulla Simon, 1892 accepted as Cyclosternum Ausserer, 1871
Genus Melopoeus Pocock, 1895 accepted as Haplopelma Simon, 1892
Genus Merothele Petrunkevitch, 1925 accepted as Trichopelma Simon, 1888
Genus Monocentropella Strand, 1907 accepted as Citharischius Pocock, 1900
Genus Neischnocolus Petrunkevitch, 1925 accepted as Lasiodora Koch, 1850
Genus Neochilobrachys Hirst, 1909 accepted as Phlogiellus Pocock, 1897
Genus Obaerarius Petrunkevitch, 1926 accepted as Trichopelma Simon, 1888
Genus Oberarius Petrunkevitch, 1928 accepted as Trichopelma Simon, 1888
Genus Orphnoecus Simon, 1892 accepted as Orphnaecus Simon, 1892
Genus Orthnoecus Petrunkevitch, 1928 accepted as Orphnaecus Simon, 1892
Genus Orthotrichus Simon, 1889 (Misspelling)
Genus Pachystopelma Simon, 1903 accepted as Pachistopelma Pocock, 1901
Genus Pachytheca Schmidt, 2012 accepted as Bonnetina Vol, 1999
Genus Pelinobius Karsch, 1885 accepted as Phoneyusa Karsch, 1884
Genus Pella Cambridge, 1892 accepted as Cyclosternum Ausserer, 1871
Genus Phlogiodes Pocock, 1899 accepted as Haploclastus Simon, 1892
Genus Phlogius Simon, 1888 accepted as Selenocosmia Ausserer, 1871
Genus Phoneuusa Karsch, 1886 accepted as Phoneyusa Karsch, 1884
Genus Phrictus Koch in Koch (Keyserling), 1873 accepted as Selenocosmia Ausserer, 1871
Genus Phrixotrichus Simon, 1889 accepted as Euathlus Ausserer, 1875
Genus Phryxotrichus Simon, 1892 accepted as Euathlus Ausserer, 1875
Genus Polyspina Schmidt, 1994 accepted as Polyspinosa Schmidt, 1999
Genus Pseudohomoeomma Mello-Leitão, 1930 accepted as Cyriocosmus Simon, 1903
Genus Pseudotheraphosa Tinter, 1991 accepted as Theraphosa Thorell, 1870
Genus Pterinochilides Strand, 1920 accepted as Pterinochilus Pocock, 1897
Genus Pterinopelma Pocock, 1901 accepted as Eupalaestrus Pocock, 1901
Genus Rhechostica Simon, 1892 accepted as Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901
Genus Schismothele Ausserer, 1880 accepted as Schismatothele Karsch, 1879
Genus Scodra Becker, 1879 accepted as Stromatopelma Karsch, 1881
Genus Scopelobates Simon, 1903 accepted as Holothele Karsch, 1879
Genus Scuria Simon, 1864 accepted as Poecilotheria Simon, 1885
Genus Scurria Koch, 1850 accepted as Poecilotheria Simon, 1885
Genus Selenocasmia Pocock, 1899 accepted as Selenocosmia Ausserer, 1871
Genus Selenopelma Schmidt, 1995 accepted as Selenocosmia Ausserer, 1871
Genus Selenoscomia Hasselt, 1890 accepted as Selenocosmia Ausserer, 1871
Genus Selenostholus Simon, 1903 accepted as Selenotholus Hogg, 1902
Genus Sorata Strand, 1907 accepted as Grammostola Simon, 1892
Genus Spelopelma Gertsch, 1982 accepted as Hemirrhagus Simon, 1903
Genus Stichoplastus Simon, 1889 accepted as Holothele Karsch, 1879
Genus Stothis Simon, 1889 accepted as Trichopelma Simon, 1888
Genus Strongylothorax André, 1937 accepted as Hapalotremus Simon, 1903
Genus Trasyphoberus Simon, 1903 accepted as Acanthoscurria Ausserer, 1871
Genus Umangia Strand, 1920 accepted as Phoneyusa Karsch, 1884
Genus Weyenberghia Mello-Leitão, 1941 accepted as Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901
Genus Weyenberghiana Mello-Leitão, 1941 accepted as Aphonopelma Pocock, 1901
Genus Zophopelma Benoit, 1965 accepted as Euphrictus Hirst, 1908

Genus Harpaxibius Ausserer, 1871 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Lasiocnemus Ausserer, 1871 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Maraca Pérez-Miles, 2005 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Musagetes Pocock, 1895 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Omothymus Thorell, 1891 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Orthothrichus Karsch, 1880 (uncertain, unassessed)
Genus Typhochlaena Koch, 1850 (uncertain, unassessed)
marine, brackish
recent + fossil
Not documented
Taxonomic remark Authority given as Thorell, 1870 in Hallan, 2000-  
Taxonomic remark Authority given as Thorell, 1870 in Hallan, 2000- [details]
IRMNG (2021). Theraphosidae Thorell, 1869. Accessed at: https://www.irmng.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=101227 on 2021-04-19
Date
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2006-09-19 22:00:00Z
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2012-01-29 23:00:00Z
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basis of record Parker, S.P. (ed). (1982). Synopsis and Classification of Living Organisms. McGraw-Hill, New York. 2 volumes.  [details]   

additional source Sherwood, D.; Blick, T.; Gabriel, R.; Lucas, S. M. (2021). On the authorship and publication dates of the nomina <em>Theraphosa</em> and Theraphosidae (Araneae: Mygalomorphae). <em>Zootaxa.</em> 4950(2): 395-397., available online at https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4950.2.11 [details]   

extant flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   

habitat flag source Benton, M.J. (ed). (1993). The Fossil Record 2. Chapman & Hall, London, 845 pp.  [details]   
From other sources
Classification Eukaryota (Superkingdom) > Animalia (Kingdom) > Eumetazoa (Subkingdom) > Arthropoda (Phylum) > Chelicerata (Subphylum) > Arachnida (Class) > Araneae (Order) > Orthognatha (Suborder) > Theraphosidae (Family) [details]

Descriptive info Arachnids, nonmarine (characteristic of class: Parker). Spiders, terrestrial (characteristics of order) (Parker). Benton, 1993 habitat flag(s): T; stratigraphic range: Oligocene (Chattian)-Holocene (?Recent) [details]

Taxonomic remark Authority given as Thorell, 1870 in Hallan, 2000- [details]

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