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Distribution path and Subregions of Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa
Subregions: Central Africa (Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, São Tomé and Príncipe), East Africa (Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Indian Ocean islands, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Somalia, Somaliland, Southeast Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe), North Africa (Algeria, Libya, Macaronesia, Morocco, Sahara, South Sudan, Sudan, Tunisia), Southern Africa (Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, Republic South Africa, Swaziland), West Africa (Benin, Burkina Faso, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo)
Taxonomy for Arachnida (Arachnids) in Africa
Class
Africa
Arachnida (Lamarck, 1801) (Arachnids) - Systematics
 444 families, 3039 genera, 16596 species
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Families1.063    worldwide
Genera15.295    worldwide
Species143.413    worldwide
Common namesArachnids
German namesSpinnentiere
Dutch namesSpinachtigen
Danish namesSpindlere
Finnish namesHämähäkkieläimet
Norwegian namesEdderkoppdyr
Swedish namesSpindeldjur
Spanish namesArácnido
French namesArachnides
Portuguese namesAracnídeo
AuthorLamarck, 1801
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus, Kaukasia)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)

Antarctica (Antarctic, Subantarctic Islands, Antarctic Islands)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic (West Palaearctic, South Palaearctic, North Palaearctic)

Nearctic, Afrotropical, Neotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental)

Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Cambrian, Permian, Ordovician, Carboniferous, Silurian, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (South Pacific, Pacific Islands, North Pacific, East Pacific, West Pacific, Bering Sea)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, North Sea)

Indian Ocean (Bay of Bengal, Southeast Indian Ocean)


Countries
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Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Somaliland, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican City, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Distr. infoWorldwide
Links and ReferencesArachnida in bie.ala.org.au
Arachnida in biolcoll.utu.fi
Arachnida in bug.tamu.edu
Arachnida in wiki.spinnen-forum.de
Arachnida in darwinfoundation.org
Arachnida in faunaeur.org
Arachnida in itis.gov
Arachnida in spiderling.de
Arachnida in wsc.nmbe.ch
Arachnida in dyntaxa.se
Subclass
Africa
    Dromopoda (Shultz, 1990)
     65 families, 557 genera, 2798 species
Subclass
Africa
    Micrura (Ehrenberg, 1831)
     379 families, 2391 genera, 13631 species

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Family overview for Arachnida (Arachnids) in Africa
Acaridae (Latreille, 1802) - 35 Species
Acaronychidae (Grandjean, 1932) - 1 Species
Acarophenacidae (Cross, 1965) - 1 Species
Acherontacaridae (Cook, 1967) - 3 Species
Achipteriidae (Thor, 1929) - 5 Species
Adamystidae (Cunliffe, 1957) - 1 Species
Aeroglyphidae (Zakhvatkin, 1941) - 4 Species
Agelenidae (C. L. Koch, 1837) - 86 SpeciesAraneomorph funnel-web spiders
Aleurodamaeidae (Paschoal & Johnston, 1985) - 1 Species
Algophagidae (Fain, 1974) - 1 Species
Allochaetophoridae (Reck, 1959) - 1 Species
Alloptidae (Gaud, 1957) - 7 Species
Amaurobiidae (Thorell, 1870) - 17 SpeciesTangled nest spiders
Amblyommidae (Banks, 1907) - 130 Species
Ameroseiidae (Evans In Hughs, 1961) - 4 Species
Ammotrechidae (Roewer, 1934) - 2 SpeciesSand runner
Ammoxenidae (Simon, 1893) - 13 SpeciesTermite Hunters
Analgidae (Trouessart & Mégnin, 1884) - 9 SpeciesFeather mites
Anapidae (Simon, 1895) - 13 SpeciesTiny Orbweavers
Anisitsiellidae (Koenike, 1910) - 22 Species
Anyphaenidae (Bertkau, 1878) - 5 SpeciesAnyphaenid sac spiders
Anystidae (Oudemans, 1936) - 6 SpeciesWhirligig Mites
Aphelacaridae (Grandjean, 1954) - 1 Species
Apheviderulicidae (Gerecke, Smith & Cook, 1999) - 1 Species
Araneidae (Simon, 1895) - 428 SpeciesOrb-weaver spiders
Archaeidae (C. L. Koch & Berendt, 1854) - 38 SpeciesPelican spiders
Argasidae (C. L. Koch, 1844) - 47 SpeciesSoft ticks
Arrenuridae (Thor, 1900) - 80 Species
Ascidae (Oudemans, 1905) - 10 Species
Assamiidae (Sørensen, 1884) - 220 Species
Astegistidae (Balogh, 1961) - 1 Species
Atemnidae (Chamberlin, 1931) - 95 Species
Athienemanniidae (Viets, 1922) - 6 Species
Atopomelidae (Fain, 1972) - 56 Species
Aturidae (Thor, 1900) - 77 Species
Atypidae (Thorell, 1870) - 8 SpeciesPurse web spiders
Austrachipteriidae (Luxton, 1985) - 2 Species
Avenzoariidae (Oudemans, 1905) - 11 Species
Banksinomidae (Kunst, 1971) -> Thyrisomidae - 1 Species
Barychelidae (Simon, 1889) - 41 SpeciesTrapdoor baboon spiders
Basilobelbidae (Balogh, 1961) - 1 Species
Bdellidae (Dugès, 1834) - 4 SpeciesSnout Mites
Belbidae (Willmann, 1931) - 4 Species
Biantidae (Thorell, 1889) - 67 Species
Blattisociidae (Garman, 1948) - 3 Species
Bothriuridae (Simon, 1880) - 4 Species
Brachychthoniidae (Thor, 1934) - 7 Species
Buthidae (C. L. Koch, 1837) - 376 SpeciesBark scorpions
Caddidae (Banks, 1892) - 5 Species
Caligonellidae (Grandjean, 1944) - 10 Species
Camerobiidae (Southcott, 1957) - 21 Species
Camisiidae (Oudemans, 1900) - 3 Species
Canestriniidae (Berlese, 1884) - 34 Species
Caponiidae (Simon, 1890) - 18 SpeciesTwo-Eyed-Spiders
Carabocepheidae (Mahunka, 1986) - 1 Species
Carabodidae (Koch, 1837) - 49 Species
Carpoglyphidae (Oudemans, 1923) - 1 SpeciesDriedfruit mites
Caudiferidae (Gaud & Atyeo, 1978) - 1 Species
Cepheidae (Berlese, 1896) - 4 Species
Ceratozetidae (Jacot, 1925) - 2 Species
Ceromidae (Purcell, 1903) - 21 Species
Chactidae (Reginald Innes Pocock, 1893) - 1 SpeciesFatclaw scorpions
Chaetodactylidae (Zakhvatkin, 1941) - 28 Species
Chamobatidae (Thor, 1937) - 1 Species
Charontidae (Simon, 1892) - 9 Species
Cheiridiidae (Hansen, 1893) - 21 Species
Cheliferidae (Risso, 1826) - 135 Species
Chernetidae (Menge, 1855) - 91 Species
Cheylabididae (Gaud, 1983) - 2 Species
Cheyletidae (Leach, 1815) - 51 Species
Chirodiscidae (Trouessart, 1892) - 22 Species
Chortoglyphidae (Berlese, 1897) - 2 Species
Chthoniidae (Daday, 1888) - 83 Species
Chummidae (Jocqué, 2001) - 2 SpeciesChummid spiders
Cithaeronidae (Simon, 1893) - 6 SpeciesCithaeronid spiders
Clubionidae (Wagner, 1887) - 6 SpeciesSac spiders
Corinnidae (Karsch, 1880) - 329 SpeciesDark sac spiders
Cosmetidae (C. L. Koch, 1839) - 2 Species
Cosmochthoniidae (Grandjean, 1946) - 3 Species
Crotoniidae (Thorell, 1876) - 5 Species
Cryptognathidae (Luxton, 1973) - 2 Species
Ctenidae (Keyserling, 1877) - 155 SpeciesTropical wolf spiders
Ctenizidae (Thorell, 1887) - 53 SpeciesCork-lid trapdoor spiders
Ctenobelbidae (Grandjean, 1965) - 1 Species
Cunaxidae (Thor, 1902) - 42 SpeciesPredatory Mites
Cyatholipidae (Simon, 1894) - 45 SpeciesCyatholipids
Cymbaeremaeidae (Sellnick, 1928) - 7 Species
Cyrtaucheniidae (Simon, 1892) - 72 SpeciesWafer trapdoor spiders
Cytoditidae (Oudemans, 1908) - 1 Species
Daesiidae (Kraepelin, 1899) - 176 Species
Damaeidae (Berlese, 1896) - 1 Species
Damaeolidae (Grandjean, 1965) - 2 Species
Dampfiellidae (Balogh, 1961) - 7 Species
Deinopidae (C. L. Koch, 1850) - 18 SpeciesNet-casting spiders
Demodecidae (Nicolet, 1855) - 3 SpeciesFollicle mites
Deraiophoridae (Trägårdh, 1952) - 1 Species
Dermationidae (Fain, 1965) - 7 Species
Dermoglyphidae (Mégnin & Trouessart, 1884) - 1 Species
Desidae (Pocock, 1895) - 6 SpeciesIntertidal spiders
Diarthrophallidae (Trägårdh, 1946) - 6 Species
Dictynidae (O. P-cambridge, 1871) - 54 SpeciesDictynid spiders
Digamasellidae (Evans, 1957) - 6 Species
Diplogyniidae (Trägårdh, 1941) - 7 Species
Dipluridae (Simon, 1889) - 6 SpeciesFunnel-web tarantulas
Diptilomiopidae (Boczek, 1964) - 4 Species
Drymusidae (Simon, 1893) - 4 SpeciesFalse violin spiders
Dwigubskyiidae (Vitzthum, 1941) - 1 Species
Dysderidae (C. L. Koch, 1837) - 135 SpeciesWoodlouse hunter spiders
Entonyssidae (Ewing, 1922) - 2 Species
Epidermoptidae (Trouessart, 1892) - 12 Species
Epilohmanniidae (Oudemans, 1923) - 1 Species
Eremaeidae (Oudemans, 1900) - 2 Species
Eremaeozetidae (Piffl, 1972) - 9 Species
Eremellidae (Balogh, 1961) - 1 Species
Eremobatidae (Kraepelin, 1899) - 3 Species
Eremobelbidae (Balogh, 1961) - 3 Species
Eresidae (C. L. Koch, 1851) - 90 SpeciesVelvet spiders
Ereynetidae (Schrank, 1776) - 12 Species
Eriophyidae (Nalepa, 1898) - 191 SpeciesGall mites
Erythraeidae (Oudemans, 1902) - 43 Species
Eukoeneniidae (Condé, 1965) - 32 Species
Eupalopsellidae (Willmann, 1952) - 14 Species
Euphthiracaridae (Jacot, 1930) - 15 Species
Eupodidae (Strandtmann, 1967) - 11 SpeciesEupodid mites
Euscorpiidae (Laurie, 1896) - 8 SpeciesShorttail scorpions
Eustathiidae (Oudemans, 1905) - 14 Species
Euzerconidae (Trägårdh, 1938) - 1 Species
Eviphididae (Berlese, 1913) - 1 Species
Eylaidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 Species
Falculiferidae (Oudemans, 1905) - 4 Species
Feaellidae (Ellingsen, 1906) - 12 Species
Filistatidae (Ausserer, 1867) - 17 SpeciesCrevice weavers
Fortuyniidae (Hammen, 1963) - 3 Species
Freyanidae (Dubinin, 1953) - 1 Species
Frontipodopsidae (Viets, 1931) - 1 Species
Gabuciniidae (Gaud & Atyeo, 1975) - 17 Species
Galagalgidae (Fain, 1963) - 1 Species
Galeodidae (Sundevall, 1833) - 58 Species
Gallieniellidae (Millot, 1947) - 20 SpeciesGallieniellids
Galumnellidae (Piffl, 1970) - 5 Species
Galumnidae (Jacot, 1925) - 40 Species
Garypidae (Simon, 1879) - 30 Species
Garypinidae (Daday, 1888) - 14 Species
Gastronyssidae (Fain, 1956) - 5 Species
Gaudiellidae (Atyeo, Baker & Delfinado, 1974) - 1 Species
Geogarypidae (Chamberlin, 1930) - 35 Species
Glycyphagidae (De Geer, 1778) - 10 Species
Gnaphosidae (Pocock, 1898) - 639 SpeciesFlat-bellied ground spiders
Gonyleptidae (Sundevall, 1833) - 1 Species
Grandjeanicidae (Kethley, 1977) - 1 Species
Guanolichidae (Fain, 1968) - 1 Species
Gustaviidae (Oudemans, 1900) - 3 Species
Gylippidae (Lawrence, 1968) - 10 Species
Gymnobisiidae (Beier, 1947) - 4 Species
Gymnodamaeidae (Grandjean, 1954) - 1 Species
Hahniidae (Bertkau, 1878) - 39 SpeciesDwarf sheet spiders
Halacaridae (Murray, 1877) - 39 Species
Haplochthoniidae (Van Der Hammen, 1959) - 1 Species
Haplozetidae (Grandjean, 1936) - 18 Species
Harpagopalpidae (Viets, 1924) - 2 Species
Harpirhynchidae (Dubinin, 1957) - 1 Species
Harpyrhynchidae (Dubinin, 1957) - 7 Species
Hemileiidae (J. & P. Balogh, 1984) - 2 Species
Hemisarcoptidae (Oudemans, 1904) - 2 Species
Hermanniellidae (Grandjean, 1934) - 2 Species
Hermanniidae (Sellnick, 1928) - 32 Species
Hersiliidae (Thorell, 1870) - 60 SpeciesTree trunk spiders
Heterobelbidae (Balogh, 1961) - 2 Species
Heterocoptidae (Fain, 1967) - 5 Species
Heterozerconidae (Berlese, 1892) - 9 Species
Hexathelidae (Simon, 1892) - 5 SpeciesVenomous funnel-web tarantulas
Hexisopodidae (Karsch, 1879) - 25 Species
Histiostomatidae (Berlese, 1897) - 30 Species
Holothyridae (Thorell, 1882) - 2 Species
Homocaligidae (Wood, 1969) - 1 Species
Hormuridae (Laurie, 1896) - 3 Species
Hubbardiidae (Cook, 1899) - 35 SpeciesHubbardiid shorttailed whipscorpions
Humerobatidae (Grandjean, 1970) - 12 Species
Hyadesiidae (Halbert, 1915) - 7 Species
Hydrachnidae (Leach, 1815) - 13 Species
Hydrodromidae (Viets, 1936) - 4 Species
Hydrovolziidae (Thor, 1905) - 1 Species
Hydrozetidae (Grandjean, 1954) - 3 Species
Hydryphantidae (Piersig, 1896) - 26 Species
Hygrobatidae (Koch, 1842) - 80 Species
Hyidae (Chamberlin, 1930) - 1 Species
Hypoderatidae (Murray, 1877) - 6 Species
Hypoderidae (Murray, 1877) - 5 Species
Ideoroncidae (Chamberlin, 1930) - 18 Species
Idiopidae (Simon, 1892) - 105 SpeciesTrapdoor Spiders
Iolinidae (Pritchard, 1956) - 1 Species
Ixodidae (C. L. Koch, 1844) - 109 SpeciesHard ticks
Ixodorhynchidae (Ewing, 1923) - 1 Species
Johnstonianidae (Thor, 1935) - 1 Species
Karschiidae (Walter, 1889) - 8 Species
Knemidokoptidae (Lavoipierre & Griffiths, 1951) - 3 Species
Kramerellidae (Gaud & Mouchet, 1961) - 8 Species
Krendowskiidae (Viets, 1926) - 2 Species
Kytoditidae (Oudemans, 1908) - 2 Species
Labidostommatidae (Oudemans, 1904) - 2 Species
Labidostommidae (Oudemans, 1906) - 4 Species
Laelapidae (Berlese, 1892) - 64 Species
Laminosioptidae (Vitzthum, 1931) - 8 Species
Larcidae (Harvey, 1992) - 1 Species
Lardoglyphidae (Oudemans, 1927) - 1 Species
Lebertiidae (Thor, 1900) - 2 Species
Lechytiidae (J.c. Chamberlin, 1929) - 7 Species
Leeuwenhoekiidae (Womersley, 1944) - 5 Species
Lemurnyssidae (Fain, 1957) - 1 Species
Leptonetidae (Simon, 1890) - 3 SpeciesLeptonetid spiders
Liacaridae (Sellnick, 1928) - 2 Species
Licneremaeidae (Grandjean, 1931) - 3 Species
Limnesiidae (Thor, 1900) - 32 Species
Limnocharidae (Grube, 1859) - 4 Species
Linotetranidae (Baker & Pritchard, 1953) - 5 Species
Linyphiidae (Blackwall, 1859) - 702 SpeciesDwarf spiders
Liochelidae (Fet & Bechley, 2001) - 90 SpeciesRockloving scorpions
Liocranidae (Simon, 1897) - 47 SpeciesLiocranid sac spiders
Listrophoridae (Mégnin & Trouessart, 1884) - 20 Species
Lobalgidae (Fain, 1965) - 1 Species
Lohmanniidae (Berlese, 1916) - 10 Species
Lophonotacaridae (Fain, 1987) - 1 Species
Lycosidae (Lehtinen & Hippa, 1979) - 651 SpeciesWolf spiders
Machadobelbidae (Balogh, 1972) - 1 Species
Macrochelidae (Vitzthum, 1930) - 14 Species
Macrodinychidae (Hirschmann, 1979) - 1 Species
Macronyssidae (Oudemans, 1936) - 11 Species
Malaconothridae (Berlese, 1916) - 4 Species
Maudheimiidae (J. & P. Balogh, 1984) - 1 Species
Mecognathidae (Gerson & Walter, 1998) - 1 Species
Megacelaenopsidae (Funk, 1975) - 1 Species
Melanoblossiidae (Roewer, 1941) - 15 Species
Menthidae (J.c. Chamberlin, 1930) - 1 Species
Mesoplophoridae (Ewing, 1917) - 5 Species
Metagynuridae (Baker & Wharton, 1952) - 2 Species
Micreremidae (Grandjean, 1954) - 4 Species
Microdispidae (Cross, 1965) - 3 Species
Microstigmatidae (Raven & Platnick, 1981) - 6 SpeciesMicrostigmatid spiders
Microtegeidae (Balogh, 1972) - 5 Species
Microtrombidiidae (Womersley, 1936) - 7 SpeciesMicro velvet mites
Microzetidae (Grandjean, 1936) - 25 Species
Mideidae (Thor, 1911) - 1 Species
Mideopsidae (Koenike, 1910) - 16 Species
Migidae (Simon, 1892) - 47 SpeciesTree trapdoor spiders
Mimetidae (Simon, 1881) - 23 SpeciesPirate spiders
Miturgidae (Simon, 1885) - 130 SpeciesLong-legged sac spiders
Mochlozetidae (Grandjean, 1960) - 4 Species
Momoniidae (Viets, 1926) - 2 Species
Mummuciidae (Mello-leitão, 1938) - 1 Species
Myobiidae (Megnin, 1877) - 48 Species
Myocoptidae (Gunther, 1942) - 3 Species
Mysmenidae (Petrunkevitch, 1928) - 18 SpeciesSpurred orb-weavers
Nanhermanniidae (Sellnick, 1928) - 3 Species
Nanorchestidae (Luxton, 1984) - 1 Species
Nemastomatidae (Simon, 1872) - 5 Species
Nematalycidae (Strenzke, 1954) - 1 Species
Nemesiidae (Simon, 1892) - 55 SpeciesWishbone Spiders
Nenteriidae (Hirschmann, 1979) - 5 Species
Neobisiidae (Chamberlin, 1930) - 26 Species
Neogoveidae (Shear, 1980) - 2 Species
Neoliodidae (Sellnick, 1928) -> Liodidae - 1 Species
Neopilionidae (Lawrence, 1931) - 2 Species
Neopygmephoridae (Cross, 1965) - 3 Species
Nesticidae (Simon, 1894) - 8 SpeciesCave cobweb spiders
Nodocepheidae (Piffl, 1972) - 2 Species
Nosybeidae (Mahunka, 1993) - 1 Species
Nosybelbidae (Mahunka, 1994) - 1 Species
Nothridae (Berlese, 1896) - 8 Species
Nuttalliellidae (Schulze, 1935) - 1 Species
Ochyroceratidae (Fage, 1912) - 22 SpeciesMidget ground weavers
Oecobiidae (Blackwall, 1862) - 70 SpeciesDisc web spiders
Ologamasidae (Ryke, 1962) - 11 Species
Olpiidae (Banks, 1895) - 105 Species
Omentolaelapidae (Fain, 1961) - 1 Species
Oonopidae (Simon, 1890) - 272 SpeciesDwarf hunting spiders
Opilioacaridae (With, 1902) - 8 Species
Oplitidae (Johnston, 1968) - 11 Species
Oppiidae (Sellnick, 1937) - 96 Species
Oribatellidae (Jacot, 1925) - 5 Species
Oribatulidae (Thor, 1929) - 22 Species
Oribotritiidae (Grandjean, 1954) - 18 Species
Oripodidae (Jacot, 1925) - 9 Species
Orsolobidae (Cooke, 1965) - 4 SpeciesOrsolobids
Otocepheidae (Balogh, 1961) - 32 Species
Oxidae (Viets, 1926) - 10 Species
Oxyopidae (Thorell, 1870) - 120 SpeciesLynx spiders
Pachylaelapidae (Berlese, 1913) - 1 Species
Palpimanidae (Thorell, 1870) - 54 SpeciesPalp-footed spiders
Panteniphididae (L. M. M. K. Dantony, 1987) - 1 Species
Paracharontidae (Weygoldt, 1996) - 1 Species
Paramegistidae (Trägårdh, 1946) - 3 Species
Parasitidae (Oudemans, 1901) - 10 Species
Parhypochthoniidae (Grandjean, 1932) - 1 Species
Passalozetidae (Grandjean, 1954) - 6 Species
Penthaleidae (Oudemans, 1931) - 2 SpeciesEarth Mites
Pettalidae (Simon, 1879) - 6 Species
Phalangiidae (Latreille, 1802) - 129 Species
Phalangodidae (Simon, 1879) - 3 Species
Phenopelopidae (Petrunkevitch, 1955) - 6 Species
Pheroliodidae (Paschoal, 1987) - 1 Species
Philodromidae (Thorell, 1870) - 131 SpeciesPhilodromid crab spiders
Pholcidae (C. L. Koch, 1851) - 431 SpeciesDaddy long-legs spiders
Phrynichidae (Simon, 1892) - 31 Species
Phrynidae (Blanchard, 1852) - 6 Species
Phthiracaridae (Perty, 1841) - 31 Species
Phytoptidae (Manson, 1970) - 6 Species
Phytoseiidae (Berlese, 1916) - 13 Species
Phyxelididae (Lehtinen, 1967) - 64 SpeciesPhyxelidid spiders
Pionidae (Thor, 1900) - 20 Species
Pisauridae (Simon, 1890) - 141 SpeciesNursery web spiders
Plateremaeidae (Trägårdh, 1931) - 1 Species
Podapolipidae (Husband, 1990) - 27 Species
Podoctidae (Roewer, 1912) - 23 Species
Polyaspididae (Berlese, 1913) - 5 Species
Pontarachnidae (Koenike, 1910) - 6 Species
Proctophyllodidae (Trouessart & Mégnin, 1884) - 20 Species
Prodidomidae (Simon, 1882) - 78 SpeciesLong-spinneret ground spiders
Prokoeneniidae (Condé, 1991) - 1 Species
Protoplophoridae (Ewing, 1917) - 3 Species
Protoribatidae (J. & P. Balogh, 1984) - 1 Species
Pseudocheylidae (Oudemans, 1909) - 3 Species
Pseudochiridiidae (Chamberlin, 1923) - 8 Species
Psoralgidae (Oudemans, 1908) - 4 Species
Psorergatidae (Womersley, 1941) - 2 Species
Psoroptidae (Hering, 1838) - 10 SpeciesScab mites
Psoroptoididae (Gaud, 1958) - 7 Species
Pterolichidae (Trouessart, 1899) - 16 Species
Pteronyssidae (Oudemans, 1941) - 46 Species
Pterygosomatidae (Womersley, 1941) - 10 Species
Pyemotidae (Newport, 1850) - 1 Species
Pygmephoridae (Krczal, 1964) - 3 Species
Pyramidopidae (Starega, 1992) - 37 Species
Pyroglyphidae (Cunliffe, 1958) - 11 Species
Quadroppiidae (Balogh, 1983) - 2 Species
Raillietiidae (Vitzthum, 1943) - 1 Species
Raphignathidae (Kramer, 1877) - 9 Species
Rhagodidae (Pocock, 1897) - 45 Species
Rhinonyssidae (Trouessart, 1895) - 26 Species
Rhodacaridae (Oudemans, 1902) - 33 Species
Rhynchoribatidae (Balogh, 1961) - 6 Species
Rhyncoptidae (Lawrence, 1956) - 1 Species
Ricinoididae (Ewing, 1929) - 11 SpeciesHooded tickspiders
Rosensteiniidae (Cooreman, 1954) - 5 Species
Salticidae (Blackwall, 1842) - 1569 SpeciesJumping spiders
Samoidae (Sørensen, 1886) - 6 Species
Sarcoptidae (Megnin, 1877) - 33 SpeciesItch mites
Scheloribatidae (Jacot, 1935) - 29 Species
Sclerosomatidae (Simon, 1879) - 23 Species
Scorpionidae (Pierre André Latreille, 1802) - 126 SpeciesLargeclaw scorpions
Scutacaridae (Paoli, 1911) - 19 Species
Scutoverticidae (Grandjean, 1954) - 6 Species
Scytodidae (Blackwall, 1864) - 69 SpeciesSpitting spiders
Segestriidae (Simon, 1893) - 42 SpeciesTubeweb spiders
Seiodidae (Kethley, 1977) - 1 Species
Sejidae (Berlese, 1885) - 6 Species
Selenopidae (Simon, 1897) - 124 SpeciesWall spiders
Selenoribatidae (Schuster, 1963) - 2 Species
Sicariidae (Keyserling, 1880) - 36 SpeciesRecluse spiders
Sironidae (Simon, 1879) - 1 Species
Siteroptidae (Martin, 1978) - 7 SpeciesSiteroptid mites
Smarididae (Kramer, 1878) - 2 Species
Solpugidae (Leach, 1815) - 279 Species
Sparassidae (Bertkau, 1872) - 267 SpeciesHuntsman spiders
Sperchontidae (Thor, 1900) - 16 Species
Sphaerochthoniidae (Grandjean, 1947) - 3 Species
Spinturnicidae (Oudemans, 1902) - 6 Species
Steganacaridae (NiedbaÅa, 1986) - 74 Species
Sternophoridae (J.c. Chamberlin, 1923) - 1 Species
Stigmaeidae (Wood, 1967) - 29 Species
Stiphidiidae (Dalmas, 1917) - 2 SpeciesStiphidiid spiders
Stygnidae (Simon, 1879) - 2 Species
Suctobelbidae (Jacot, 1938) - 17 Species
Suidasiidae (Hughes, 1948) - 2 Species
Syarinidae (Chamberlin, 1930) - 22 Species
Symphytognathidae (Hickman, 1931) - 5 SpeciesDwarf orb-weavers
Synaphridae (Wunderlich, 1986) - 6 SpeciesMidget Spiders
Syringobiidae (Trouessart, 1897) - 4 Species
Syringophilidae (Lavoipierre, 1953) - 22 Species
Tarsonemidae (Kramer, 1877) - 25 SpeciesWhite mites
Tectocepheidae (Grandjean, 1954) - 1 Species
Tegeocranellidae (P. Balogh, 1987) - 1 Species
Tegoribatidae (Grandjean, 1954) - 4 Species
Telemidae (Fage, 1913) - 10 SpeciesLong-legged cave spiders
Teneriffiidae (Thor, 1911) - 1 Species
Tengellidae (Dahl, 1908) - 1 SpeciesTengellid spiders
Tenuipalpidae (Berlese, 1913) - 117 SpeciesFalse spider mites
Teratoppiidae (Balogh, 1983) - 2 Species
Teratothyadidae (Viets, 1929) - 3 Species
Tetrablemmidae (O. P-cambridge, 1873) - 10 SpeciesArmored spiders
Tetragnathidae (Menge, 1866) - 209 SpeciesLong jawed orb-weavers
Tetranychidae (Donnadieu, 1875) - 377 SpeciesSpider mites
Teutoniidae (Koenike, 1910) - 1 Species
Thelyphonidae (Lucas, 1835) - 4 Species
Theraphosidae (Thorell, 1870) - 180 SpeciesTarantulas
Theridiidae (Sundevall, 1833) - 447 SpeciesCobweb spiders
Theridiosomatidae (Simon, 1881) - 7 SpeciesRay spiders
Thomisidae (Sundevall, 1833) - 483 SpeciesCrab spiders
Thysanocercidae (Atyeo & Peterson, 1972) - 5 Species
Titanoecidae (Lehtinen, 1967) - 3 SpeciesTitanoecid spiders
Torrenticolidae (Thor, 1902) - 58 SpeciesTorrent Mites
Trachelidae (Simon, 1897) - 22 Species
Trachytidae (Tragärdh, 1938) - 1 Species
Trachyuropodidae (Kramer, 1881) - 31 Species
Travuniidae (Absolon & Kratochvíl, 1932) - 1 Species
Trematuridae (Berlese, 1917) - 108 Species
Triaenonychidae (Sörensen In Koch, 1886) - 173 Species
Tridenchthoniidae (Balzan, 1892) - 23 Species
Trigonuropodidae (Hirschmann, 1979) - 1 Species
Trionyxellidae (Roewer, 1912) - 4 Species
Triophtydeidae (André, 1980) - 1 Species
Triplogyniidae (Funk, 1977) - 1 Species
Trochanteriidae (Karsch, 1879) - 16 SpeciesTrochanteriid spiders
Troglotacaridae (Fain, 1977) - 1 Species
Trogulidae (Sundevall, 1833) - 7 Species
Trombiculidae (Ewing, 1929) - 16 SpeciesChiggers
Trombidiidae (Leach, 1815) - 35 SpeciesBeer Bahuti
Trouessartiidae (Gaud, 1957) - 15 Species
Tuckerellidae (Baker & Pritchard, 1953) - 1 SpeciesPeacock mites
Turbinoptidae (Fain, 1957) - 5 Species
Tydeidae (Kramer, 1877) - 22 SpeciesTydeid mites
Uloboridae (Thorell, 1869) - 27 SpeciesHackled orb-weaver
Unionicolidae (Oudemans, 1909) - 86 Species
Urodinychidae (Berlese, 1917) - 11 Species
Uropodidae (Kramer, 1881) - 91 Species
Varroidae (Delfinado & Baker, 1974) - 1 Species
Veigaiidae (Oudemans, 1939) - 4 Species
Vexillariidae (Gaud & Mouchet, 1959) - 5 Species
Walchiidae (Ewing, 1946) - 4 Species
Winterschmidtiidae (Oudemans, 1923) - 4 Species
Withiidae (Chamberlin, 1931) - 78 Species
Xenillidae (Woolley & Higgins, 1966) - 5 Species
Xenocaligonellididae (González, 1978) - 1 Species
Xolalgidae (Dubinin, 1953) - 4 Species
Xylobatidae (J. Balogh & P. Balogh, 1984) - 1 Species
Zalmoxidae (Sörensen, 1886) - 5 Species
Zerconidae (Berlese, 1892) - 4 Species
Zetomotrichidae (Grandjean, 1934) - 3 Species
Zetorchestidae (Michael, 1898) - 4 Species
Zodariidae (Thorell, 1881) - 286 SpeciesZodariid ground spiders
Zoridae (F. O. P-cambridge, 1893) - 5 SpeciesZorid spiders
Zorocratidae (Dahl, 1913) - 10 SpeciesZorocratid spiders
Zoropsidae (Bertkau, 1882) - 32 SpeciesZoropsid spiders
442 Families with 16426 Species in Africa
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Species overview - Checklist for Arachnida in Africa without family allocation
Ballomma erasmus (Jocqué & Henrard, 2015)Info
Ballomma haddadi (Jocqué & Henrard, 2015)Info
Ballomma legala (Jocqué & Henrard, 2015)Info
Ballomma neethlingi (Jocqué & Henrard, 2015)Info
Canentis ruspolii ()Info
Echypochthonius africanus (Mahunka, 1978)Info
Nilotemnus comboni (Klausen, 1959)Info
Palindroma aleykyela ()Info
Palindroma avonova (Jocqué & Henrard, 2015)Info
Palindroma morogorom (Jocqué & Henrard, 2015)Info
Palindroma obmoimiombo (Jocqué & Henrard, 2015)Info
Palindroma sinis (Jocqué & Henrard, 2015)Info
Paracleobis nigripalpis ()Info
Tarablossia nigripalpis ()Info
Triassaraneus andersonorum (P. A. Selden, 1999)Info
15 Species in Arachnida for Africa listed without family allocation
Taxonomy
ClassArachnida
Arachnids
AuthorLamarck, 1801

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