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Distribution path and Subregions of Ecuador (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - South America - Ecuador
Subregions: Azuay, Bolivar, Cañar, Carchi, Chimborazo, Galápagos (Galápagos Islands), Guayas, Imbabura, Los Rios, Manabi, Morona-Santiago, Napo, Pichincha, Tungurahua, Zamora-Chinchipe
Taxonomy for Arachnida (Arachnids) in Ecuador
Class
Ecuador
Arachnida (Lamarck, 1801) (Arachnids) - Systematics
 219 families, 794 genera, 1941 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
Ecuador
    Dromopoda (Shultz, 1990)
     35 families, 168 genera, 323 species
Subclass
Ecuador
    Micrura (Ehrenberg, 1831)
     184 families, 610 genera, 1597 species

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Family overview for Arachnida (Arachnids) in Ecuador
Acaridae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 Species
Acaronychidae (Grandjean, 1932) - 1 Species
Achipteriidae (Thor, 1929) - 1 Species
Agelenidae (C. L. Koch, 1837) - 5 SpeciesAraneomorph funnel-web spiders
Agoristenidae (Silhavy, 1973) - 2 Species
Alloptidae (Gaud, 1957) - 1 Species
Amaurobiidae (Thorell, 1870) - 11 SpeciesTangled nest spiders
Amblyommidae (Banks, 1907) - 23 Species
Ameridae (Grandjean, 1965) - 2 Species
Ameroseiidae (Evans In Hughs, 1961) - 2 Species
Ammotrechidae (Roewer, 1934) - 4 SpeciesSand runner
Amphinectidae (Forster & Wilton, 1973) - 1 SpeciesForest Hunters
Analgidae (Trouessart & Mégnin, 1884) - 1 SpeciesFeather mites
Anapidae (Simon, 1895) - 4 SpeciesTiny Orbweavers
Anisitsiellidae (Koenike, 1910) - 1 Species
Anyphaenidae (Bertkau, 1878) - 33 SpeciesAnyphaenid sac spiders
Aphelacaridae (Grandjean, 1954) - 1 Species
Araneidae (Simon, 1895) - 149 SpeciesOrb-weaver spiders
Argasidae (C. L. Koch, 1844) - 10 SpeciesSoft ticks
Ascidae (Oudemans, 1905) - 24 Species
Atemnidae (Chamberlin, 1931) - 4 Species
Atopomelidae (Fain, 1972) - 2 Species
Austrachipteriidae (Luxton, 1985) -> Achipteriidae - 1 Species
Barychelidae (Simon, 1889) - 2 SpeciesTrapdoor baboon spiders
Biantidae (Thorell, 1889) - 1 Species
Blattisociidae (Garman, 1948) - 33 Species
Bochicidae (Chamberlin, 1930) - 1 Species
Bothriuridae (Simon, 1880) - 3 Species
Brachychthoniidae (Thor, 1934) - 2 Species
Buthidae (C. L. Koch, 1837) - 30 SpeciesBark scorpions
Caleremaeidae (Grandjean, 1965) - 1 Species
Camisiidae (Oudemans, 1900) - 1 Species
Canestriniidae (Berlese, 1884) - 5 Species
Caponiidae (Simon, 1890) - 3 SpeciesTwo-Eyed-Spiders
Carabodidae (Koch, 1837) - 3 Species
Cepheidae (Berlese, 1896) - 3 Species
Ceratokalummidae (Balogh, 1970) - 2 Species
Chactidae (Reginald Innes Pocock, 1893) - 17 SpeciesFatclaw scorpions
Charassobatidae (Grandjean, 1958) - 1 Species
Charontidae (Simon, 1892) - 1 Species
Cheiridiidae (Hansen, 1893) - 2 Species
Cheliferidae (Risso, 1826) - 3 Species
Chernetidae (Menge, 1855) - 27 Species
Cheyletidae (Leach, 1815) - 6 Species
Chthoniidae (Daday, 1888) - 7 Species
Circocyllibamidae (Sellnick, 1926) - 1 Species
Clubionidae (Wagner, 1887) - 1 SpeciesSac spiders
Corinnidae (Karsch, 1880) - 12 SpeciesDark sac spiders
Cosmetidae (C. L. Koch, 1839) - 61 Species
Cosmochthoniidae (Grandjean, 1946) - 4 Species
Cranaidae (Roewer, 1913) - 72 Species
Cryptognathidae (Luxton, 1973) - 1 Species
Ctenacaridae (Grandjean, 1954) - 1 Species
Ctenidae (Keyserling, 1877) - 40 SpeciesTropical wolf spiders
Cyrtaucheniidae (Simon, 1892) - 3 SpeciesWafer trapdoor spiders
Damaeolidae (Grandjean, 1965) - 2 Species
Desidae (Pocock, 1895) - 1 SpeciesIntertidal spiders
Diarthrophallidae (Trägårdh, 1946) - 1 Species
Dictynidae (O. P-cambridge, 1871) - 10 SpeciesDictynid spiders
Digamasellidae (Evans, 1957) - 5 Species
Dipluridae (Simon, 1889) - 11 SpeciesFunnel-web tarantulas
Epidermoptidae (Trouessart, 1892) - 4 Species
Epilohmanniidae (Oudemans, 1923) - 2 Species
Eremaeozetidae (Piffl, 1972) - 2 Species
Eremulidae (Grandjean, 1965) - 2 Species
Eriophyidae (Nalepa, 1898) - 2 SpeciesGall mites
Erythraeidae (Oudemans, 1902) - 1 Species
Euphthiracaridae (Jacot, 1930) - 6 Species
Filistatidae (Ausserer, 1867) - 1 SpeciesCrevice weavers
Galumnidae (Jacot, 1925) - 9 Species
Garypinidae (Daday, 1888) - 4 Species
Gnaphosidae (Pocock, 1898) - 15 SpeciesFlat-bellied ground spiders
Gonyleptidae (Sundevall, 1833) - 10 Species
Halacaridae (Murray, 1877) - 1 Species
Halarachnidae (Oudemans, 1906) - 1 Species
Haplochthoniidae (Van Der Hammen, 1959) - 1 Species
Haplozetidae (Grandjean, 1936) - 2 Species
Hermanniellidae (Grandjean, 1934) - 1 Species
Hermanniidae (Sellnick, 1928) - 1 Species
Hersiliidae (Thorell, 1870) - 2 SpeciesTree trunk spiders
Histiostomatidae (Berlese, 1897) - 12 Species
Hubbardiidae (Cook, 1899) - 4 SpeciesHubbardiid shorttailed whipscorpions
Hydrozetidae (Grandjean, 1954) - 1 Species
Hygrobatidae (Koch, 1842) - 1 Species
Hypochthoniidae (Berlese, 1910) - 2 Species
Hypoderatidae (Murray, 1877) -> Hypoderidae - 1 Species
Idiopidae (Simon, 1892) - 1 SpeciesTrapdoor Spiders
Iuridae (Thorell, 1876) - 11 SpeciesLargetooth scorpions
Ixodidae (C. L. Koch, 1844) - 10 SpeciesHard ticks
Laelapidae (Berlese, 1892) - 46 Species
Larvamimidae (Elzinga, 1993) - 1 Species
Lechytiidae (J.c. Chamberlin, 1929) - 1 Species
Limnesiidae (Thor, 1900) - 1 Species
Linyphiidae (Blackwall, 1859) - 54 SpeciesDwarf spiders
Liochelidae (Fet & Bechley, 2001) - 1 SpeciesRockloving scorpions
Listrophoridae (Mégnin & Trouessart, 1884) - 1 Species
Lohmanniidae (Berlese, 1916) - 12 Species
Lycosidae (Lehtinen & Hippa, 1979) - 23 SpeciesWolf spiders
Machadobelbidae (Balogh, 1972) - 1 Species
Machuellidae (Balogh, 1983) - 1 Species
Macrochelidae (Vitzthum, 1930) - 3 Species
Malaconothridae (Berlese, 1916) - 3 Species
Manaosbiidae (Roewer, 1943) - 2 Species
Microstigmatidae (Raven & Platnick, 1981) - 1 SpeciesMicrostigmatid spiders
Microtegeidae (Balogh, 1972) - 1 Species
Microtrombidiidae (Womersley, 1936) - 1 SpeciesMicro velvet mites
Microzetidae (Grandjean, 1936) - 7 Species
Mimetidae (Simon, 1881) - 5 SpeciesPirate spiders
Miturgidae (Simon, 1885) - 6 SpeciesLong-legged sac spiders
Mochlozetidae (Grandjean, 1960) - 2 Species
Mummuciidae (Mello-leitão, 1938) - 1 Species
Myobiidae (Megnin, 1877) - 1 Species
Mysmenidae (Petrunkevitch, 1928) - 8 SpeciesSpurred orb-weavers
Nanhermanniidae (Sellnick, 1928) - 1 Species
Nenteriidae (Hirschmann, 1979) - 11 Species
Neogoveidae (Shear, 1980) - 1 Species
Nesticidae (Simon, 1894) - 1 SpeciesCave cobweb spiders
Nothridae (Berlese, 1896) - 2 Species
Ochyroceratidae (Fage, 1912) - 19 SpeciesMidget ground weavers
Oecobiidae (Blackwall, 1862) - 1 SpeciesDisc web spiders
Ologamasidae (Ryke, 1962) - 19 Species
Olpiidae (Banks, 1895) - 5 Species
Oonopidae (Simon, 1890) - 122 SpeciesDwarf hunting spiders
Oplitidae (Johnston, 1968) - 3 Species
Oppiidae (Sellnick, 1937) - 14 Species
Oribatellidae (Jacot, 1925) - 1 Species
Oribatulidae (Thor, 1929) - 2 Species
Oribotritiidae (Grandjean, 1954) - 4 Species
Oripodidae (Jacot, 1925) - 1 Species
Otocepheidae (Balogh, 1961) - 1 Species
Oxyopidae (Thorell, 1870) - 5 SpeciesLynx spiders
Pachylaelapidae (Berlese, 1913) - 7 Species
Palpimanidae (Thorell, 1870) - 1 SpeciesPalp-footed spiders
Parapirnodidae (Aoki & Ohkubo, 1974) - 1 Species
Parasitidae (Oudemans, 1901) - 13 Species
Paratropididae (Simon, 1889) - 1 SpeciesBaldlegged spiders
Parholaspididae (Evans, 1956) - 1 Species
Parhypochthoniidae (Grandjean, 1932) - 1 Species
Phalangiidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 Species
Phenopelopidae (Petrunkevitch, 1955) - 1 Species
Pheroliodidae (Paschoal, 1987) - 1 Species
Philodromidae (Thorell, 1870) - 3 SpeciesPhilodromid crab spiders
Pholcidae (C. L. Koch, 1851) - 23 SpeciesDaddy long-legs spiders
Phrynidae (Blanchard, 1852) - 4 Species
Phthiracaridae (Perty, 1841) - 4 Species
Phytoseiidae (Berlese, 1916) - 45 Species
Pisauridae (Simon, 1890) - 10 SpeciesNursery web spiders
Plasmobatidae (Grandjean, 1961) - 1 Species
Plateremaeidae (Trägårdh, 1931) - 1 Species
Podapolipidae (Husband, 1990) - 3 Species
Polyaspididae (Berlese, 1913) - 2 Species
Proctophyllodidae (Trouessart & Mégnin, 1884) - 2 Species
Prodidomidae (Simon, 1882) - 5 SpeciesLong-spinneret ground spiders
Protoplophoridae (Ewing, 1917) - 2 Species
Protoribatidae (J. & P. Balogh, 1984) - 1 Species
Psoroptoididae (Gaud, 1958) - 1 Species
Pterolichidae (Trouessart, 1899) - 3 Species
Pteronyssidae (Oudemans, 1941) - 1 Species
Pygmephoridae (Krczal, 1964) - 1 Species
Pyroglyphidae (Cunliffe, 1958) - 1 Species
Quadroppiidae (Balogh, 1983) - 2 Species
Rhodacaridae (Oudemans, 1902) - 9 Species
Rhynchoribatidae (Balogh, 1961) - 1 Species
Ricinoididae (Ewing, 1929) - 2 SpeciesHooded tickspiders
Salticidae (Blackwall, 1842) - 120 SpeciesJumping spiders
Scheloribatidae (Jacot, 1935) - 4 Species
Sclerosomatidae (Simon, 1879) - 13 Species
Scutacaridae (Paoli, 1911) - 4 Species
Scytodidae (Blackwall, 1864) - 6 SpeciesSpitting spiders
Segestriidae (Simon, 1893) - 3 SpeciesTubeweb spiders
Selenopidae (Simon, 1897) - 4 SpeciesWall spiders
Senoculidae (Simon, 1890) - 1 SpeciesSenoculid spiders
Sicariidae (Keyserling, 1880) - 8 SpeciesRecluse spiders
Solpugidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 Species
Sparassidae (Bertkau, 1872) - 15 SpeciesHuntsman spiders
Sphaerochthoniidae (Grandjean, 1947) - 2 Species
Steganacaridae (Niedbała, 1986) - 12 Species
Stigmaeidae (Wood, 1967) - 2 Species
Stygnidae (Simon, 1879) - 4 Species
Stygnommatidae (Roewer, 1923) - 3 Species
Suctobelbidae (Jacot, 1938) - 6 Species
Superstitioniidae (Stahnke, 1940) - 1 Species
Syarinidae (Chamberlin, 1930) - 4 Species
Symphytognathidae (Hickman, 1931) - 1 SpeciesDwarf orb-weavers
Synotaxidae (Simon, 1894) - 2 SpeciesSynotaxid spiders
Tarsonemidae (Kramer, 1877) - 2 SpeciesWhite mites
Tectocepheidae (Grandjean, 1954) - 2 Species
Telemidae (Fage, 1913) - 1 SpeciesLong-legged cave spiders
Tetragnathidae (Menge, 1866) - 40 SpeciesLong jawed orb-weavers
Tetranychidae (Donnadieu, 1875) - 19 SpeciesSpider mites
Thelyphonidae (Lucas, 1835) - 2 Species
Theraphosidae (Thorell, 1870) - 25 SpeciesTarantulas
Theridiidae (Sundevall, 1833) - 111 SpeciesCobweb spiders
Theridiosomatidae (Simon, 1881) - 6 SpeciesRay spiders
Thomisidae (Sundevall, 1833) - 10 SpeciesCrab spiders
Titanoecidae (Lehtinen, 1967) - 2 SpeciesTitanoecid spiders
Trachyuropodidae (Kramer, 1881) - 12 Species
Trechaleidae (Simon, 1890) - 19 SpeciesTrechaleid spiders
Trematuridae (Berlese, 1917) - 13 Species
Trhypochthoniidae (Willmann, 1931) - 4 Species
Tridenchthoniidae (Balzan, 1892) - 1 Species
Trombiculidae (Ewing, 1929) - 1 SpeciesChiggers
Tydeidae (Kramer, 1877) - 2 SpeciesTydeid mites
Uloboridae (Thorell, 1869) - 9 SpeciesHackled orb-weaver
Urodinychidae (Berlese, 1917) - 2 Species
Uropodidae (Kramer, 1881) - 34 Species
Vatacaridae (Southcott, 1957) - 2 Species
Veigaiidae (Oudemans, 1939) - 5 Species
Withiidae (Chamberlin, 1931) - 11 Species
Xenillidae (Woolley & Higgins, 1966) - 2 Species
Xenocaligonellididae (González, 1978) - 1 Species
Xolalgidae (Dubinin, 1953) - 1 Species
Xylobatidae (J. Balogh & P. Balogh, 1984) - 2 Species
Zalmoxidae (Sörensen, 1886) - 5 Species
Zetorchestidae (Michael, 1898) - 1 Species
Zodariidae (Thorell, 1881) - 11 SpeciesZodariid ground spiders
Zoridae (F. O. P-cambridge, 1893) - 4 SpeciesZorid spiders
217 Families with 1909 Species in Ecuador
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Species overview - Checklist for Arachnida in Ecuador without family allocation
Langodinus flavipes (Mello-leitao, 1949)Info
Leptocheiridium pfeiferae (Mahnert & Schmidl, 2011)Info
Liomma laeve (Roewer, 1959)Info
Metapellobunus lapidosus (Roewer, 1927)Info
Oloopticus gradulus -> Pseudoparasitus gradulusInfo
Oloopticus longospinosus -> Pseudoparasitus longospinosusInfo
Oloopticus parvioculus -> Pseudoparasitus parvioculusInfo
Oloopticus sulcus -> Pseudoparasitus sulcusInfo
Phalangodella aequatorialis (Roewer, 1912)Info
Phalpuna urarmata (Roewer, 1949)Info
Rivetinus minutus (Roewer, 1919)Info
Urupuyu antisana (Ruiz & Maddison, 2015)Info
Urupuyu edwardsi (Ruiz & Maddison, 2015)Info
Urupuyu occidentale (Ruiz & Maddison, 2015)Info
14 Species in Arachnida for Ecuador listed without family allocation
Taxonomy
ClassArachnida
Arachnids
AuthorLamarck, 1801

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