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Distribution path and Subregions of Melanesia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Melanesia
Subregions: Fiji (Vanua Levu, Viti Levu), New Caledonia (Loyalty Islands), Papua New Guinea (Bismarck Archipelago, East Sepik, Eastern Highlands, Gulf, Madang, Milne Bay, Morobe, Papua Region, Southern Highlands, West Sepik, Western Highlands, Western Province), Solomon Islands (Guadalcanal, Malaita, Russell Islands, Santa Ana, Santa Cruz Islands), Vanuatu (Malampa, New Hebrides, Sanma)
Taxonomy for Arachnida (Arachnids) in Melanesia
Class
Melanesia
Arachnida (Lamarck, 1801) (Arachnids) - Systematics
 199 families, 698 genera, 1876 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)


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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
Melanesia
    Dromopoda (Shultz, 1990)
     28 families, 106 genera, 260 species
Subclass
Melanesia
    Micrura (Ehrenberg, 1831)
     171 families, 575 genera, 1592 species

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Family overview for Arachnida (Arachnids) in Melanesia
Acaridae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 Species
Actinopodidae (Simon, 1892) - 1 SpeciesMouse Spiders
Agelenidae (C. L. Koch, 1837) - 1 SpeciesAraneomorph funnel-web spiders
Alloptidae (Gaud, 1957) - 1 Species
Amblyommidae (Banks, 1907) - 13 Species
Ameridae (Grandjean, 1965) - 2 Species
Ameroseiidae (Evans In Hughs, 1961) - 2 Species
Anapidae (Simon, 1895) - 8 SpeciesTiny Orbweavers
Araneidae (Simon, 1895) - 165 SpeciesOrb-weaver spiders
Argasidae (C. L. Koch, 1844) - 6 SpeciesSoft ticks
Arrenuridae (Thor, 1900) - 7 Species
Ascidae (Oudemans, 1905) - 8 Species
Ascouracaridae (Gaud & Atyeo, 1976) - 1 Species
Assamiidae (Sørensen, 1884) - 20 Species
Atemnidae (Chamberlin, 1931) - 15 Species
Atopomelidae (Fain, 1972) - 25 Species
Aturidae (Thor, 1900) - 13 Species
Avenzoariidae (Oudemans, 1905) - 1 Species
Barychelidae (Simon, 1889) - 64 SpeciesTrapdoor baboon spiders
Blattisociidae (Garman, 1948) - 4 Species
Bothriuridae (Simon, 1880) - 1 Species
Brachychthoniidae (Thor, 1934) - 1 Species
Buthidae (C. L. Koch, 1837) - 8 SpeciesBark scorpions
Caloppiidae (Balogh, 1960) - 1 Species
Camisiidae (Oudemans, 1900) - 1 Species
Canestriniidae (Berlese, 1884) - 15 Species
Caraboacaridae (Mahunka, 1970) - 1 Species
Carabodidae (Koch, 1837) - 2 Species
Ceratokalummidae (Balogh, 1970) - 1 Species
Charinidae (Quintero, 1986) - 4 Species
Charontidae (Simon, 1892) - 14 Species
Cheiridiidae (Hansen, 1893) - 2 Species
Cheliferidae (Risso, 1826) - 9 Species
Chernetidae (Menge, 1855) - 50 Species
Cheyletidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 Species
Chirodiscidae (Trouessart, 1892) - 14 Species
Chthoniidae (Daday, 1888) - 12 Species
Corinnidae (Karsch, 1880) - 7 SpeciesDark sac spiders
Crotoniidae (Thorell, 1876) - 3 Species
Ctenidae (Keyserling, 1877) - 5 SpeciesTropical wolf spiders
Ctenizidae (Thorell, 1887) - 5 SpeciesCork-lid trapdoor spiders
Cunaxidae (Thor, 1902) - 1 SpeciesPredatory Mites
Dampfiellidae (Balogh, 1961) - 1 Species
Deinopidae (C. L. Koch, 1850) - 3 SpeciesNet-casting spiders
Deraiophoridae (Trägårdh, 1952) - 2 Species
Dermanyssidae (Kolenati, 1859) - 1 Species
Desidae (Pocock, 1895) - 13 SpeciesIntertidal spiders
Dictynidae (O. P-cambridge, 1871) - 1 SpeciesDictynid spiders
Digamasellidae (Evans, 1957) - 1 Species
Diplogyniidae (Trägårdh, 1941) - 2 Species
Dipluridae (Simon, 1889) - 12 SpeciesFunnel-web tarantulas
Epedanidae (Sørensen In L. Koch, 1886) - 0 Species
Epidermoptidae (Trouessart, 1892) - 2 Species
Eriophyidae (Nalepa, 1898) - 6 SpeciesGall mites
Erythraeidae (Oudemans, 1902) - 6 Species
Eukoeneniidae (Condé, 1965) - 2 Species
Eustathiidae (Oudemans, 1905) - 2 Species
Eutegaeidae (Balogh, 1965) - 1 Species
Eviphididae (Berlese, 1913) - 1 Species
Falculiferidae (Oudemans, 1905) - 2 Species
Filistatidae (Ausserer, 1867) - 1 SpeciesCrevice weavers
Gallieniellidae (Millot, 1947) - 1 SpeciesGallieniellids
Garypinidae (Daday, 1888) - 7 Species
Geogarypidae (Chamberlin, 1930) - 4 Species
Gnaphosidae (Pocock, 1898) - 7 SpeciesFlat-bellied ground spiders
Hahniidae (Bertkau, 1878) - 1 SpeciesDwarf sheet spiders
Halacaridae (Murray, 1877) - 9 Species
Haplozetidae (Grandjean, 1936) - 1 Species
Harpyrhynchidae (Dubinin, 1957) -> Harpirhynchidae - 1 Species
Hemisarcoptidae (Oudemans, 1904) - 1 Species
Hersiliidae (Thorell, 1870) - 1 SpeciesTree trunk spiders
Heterocoptidae (Fain, 1967) - 1 Species
Hexathelidae (Simon, 1892) - 2 SpeciesVenomous funnel-web tarantulas
Histiostomatidae (Berlese, 1897) - 7 Species
Holothyridae (Thorell, 1882) - 5 Species
Hormuridae (Laurie, 1896) - 4 Species
Hubbardiidae (Cook, 1899) - 4 SpeciesHubbardiid shorttailed whipscorpions
Hutufeideriidae (Hirschmann, 1979) - 4 Species
Hyadesiidae (Halbert, 1915) - 1 Species
Hydrodromidae (Viets, 1936) - 1 Species
Hydryphantidae (Piersig, 1896) - 3 Species
Hygrobatidae (Koch, 1842) - 34 Species
Hypochthoniidae (Berlese, 1910) - 1 Species
Idiopidae (Simon, 1892) - 4 SpeciesTrapdoor Spiders
Ixodidae (C. L. Koch, 1844) - 10 SpeciesHard ticks
Laelapidae (Berlese, 1892) - 26 Species
Lamponidae (Simon, 1893) - 5 SpeciesWhite-tailed spiders
Lechytiidae (J.c. Chamberlin, 1929) - 1 Species
Leeuwenhoekiidae (Womersley, 1944) - 8 Species
Limnesiidae (Thor, 1900) - 5 Species
Limnocharidae (Grube, 1859) - 1 Species
Linyphiidae (Blackwall, 1859) - 8 SpeciesDwarf spiders
Liochelidae (Fet & Bechley, 2001) - 4 SpeciesRockloving scorpions
Listrophoridae (Mégnin & Trouessart, 1884) - 1 Species
Lohmanniidae (Berlese, 1916) - 1 Species
Lycosidae (Lehtinen & Hippa, 1979) - 32 SpeciesWolf spiders
Macrochelidae (Vitzthum, 1930) - 1 Species
Macronyssidae (Oudemans, 1936) - 4 Species
Malaconothridae (Berlese, 1916) - 1 Species
Megisthanidae (Berlese, 1914) - 1 Species
Mesoplophoridae (Ewing, 1917) - 2 Species
Micropholcommatidae (Hickman, 1943) - 2 SpeciesMicropholcommatid spiders
Microtrombidiidae (Womersley, 1936) - 1 SpeciesMicro velvet mites
Mideopsidae (Koenike, 1910) - 3 Species
Migidae (Simon, 1892) - 1 SpeciesTree trapdoor spiders
Mimetidae (Simon, 1881) - 1 SpeciesPirate spiders
Miturgidae (Simon, 1885) - 4 SpeciesLong-legged sac spiders
Myobiidae (Megnin, 1877) - 11 Species
Myocoptidae (Gunther, 1942) - 1 Species
Mysmenidae (Petrunkevitch, 1928) - 5 SpeciesSpurred orb-weavers
Nenteriidae (Hirschmann, 1979) - 4 Species
Neothrombiidae (Feider, 1959) - 1 Species
Nesticidae (Simon, 1894) - 3 SpeciesCave cobweb spiders
Nicodamidae (Simon, 1898) - 3 SpeciesRed and black spider
Nosybelbidae (Mahunka, 1994) - 7 Species
Ochyroceratidae (Fage, 1912) - 1 SpeciesMidget ground weavers
Oecobiidae (Blackwall, 1862) - 2 SpeciesDisc web spiders
Ologamasidae (Ryke, 1962) - 50 Species
Olpiidae (Banks, 1895) - 8 Species
Oonopidae (Simon, 1890) - 25 SpeciesDwarf hunting spiders
Oppiidae (Sellnick, 1937) - 18 Species
Oribotritiidae (Grandjean, 1954) - 1 Species
Otocepheidae (Balogh, 1961) - 2 Species
Oxidae (Viets, 1926) - 11 Species
Oxyopidae (Thorell, 1870) - 3 SpeciesLynx spiders
Paracharontidae (Weygoldt, 1996) - 1 Species
Parahyidae (Harvey, 1992) - 1 Species
Paramegistidae (Trägårdh, 1946) - 8 Species
Pararchaeidae (Forster & Platnick, 1984) - 1 SpeciesPararchaeid spiders
Philodromidae (Thorell, 1870) - 1 SpeciesPhilodromid crab spiders
Pholcidae (C. L. Koch, 1851) - 21 SpeciesDaddy long-legs spiders
Phrynichidae (Simon, 1892) - 1 Species
Phthiracaridae (Perty, 1841) - 8 Species
Phytoseiidae (Berlese, 1916) - 1 Species
Pisauridae (Simon, 1890) - 14 SpeciesNursery web spiders
Podapolipidae (Husband, 1990) - 2 Species
Podoctidae (Roewer, 1912) - 28 Species
Prodidomidae (Simon, 1882) - 2 SpeciesLong-spinneret ground spiders
Psechridae (James, 1989) - 3 SpeciesPsechrid spiders
Pseudochiridiidae (Chamberlin, 1923) - 1 Species
Psoroptidae (Hering, 1838) - 1 SpeciesScab mites
Pterolichidae (Trouessart, 1899) - 2 Species
Pterygosomatidae (Womersley, 1941) - 3 Species
Pyramidopidae (Starega, 1992) - 1 Species
Rhinonyssidae (Trouessart, 1895) - 8 Species
Rhodacaridae (Oudemans, 1902) - 2 Species
Rosensteiniidae (Cooreman, 1954) - 1 Species
Salticidae (Blackwall, 1842) - 221 SpeciesJumping spiders
Samoidae (Sørensen, 1886) - 3 Species
Sarcoptidae (Megnin, 1877) - 9 SpeciesItch mites
Schizogyniidae (Trägårdh, 1950) - 1 Species
Sclerosomatidae (Simon, 1879) - 13 Species
Scutacaridae (Paoli, 1911) - 1 Species
Scytodidae (Blackwall, 1864) - 6 SpeciesSpitting spiders
Segestriidae (Simon, 1893) - 2 SpeciesTubeweb spiders
Smarididae (Kramer, 1878) - 1 Species
Sparassidae (Bertkau, 1872) - 47 SpeciesHuntsman spiders
Sphaerochthoniidae (Grandjean, 1947) - 1 Species
Spinturnicidae (Oudemans, 1902) - 7 Species
Steganacaridae (NiedbaÅa, 1986) - 7 Species
Stenochilidae (Thorell, 1873) - 1 SpeciesStenochilid spiders
Sternophoridae (J.c. Chamberlin, 1923) - 4 Species
Stigmaeidae (Wood, 1967) - 4 Species
Stiphidiidae (Dalmas, 1917) - 3 SpeciesStiphidiid spiders
Suctobelbidae (Jacot, 1938) - 1 Species
Syarinidae (Chamberlin, 1930) - 6 Species
Symphytognathidae (Hickman, 1931) - 2 SpeciesDwarf orb-weavers
Tarsonemidae (Kramer, 1877) - 1 SpeciesWhite mites
Telemidae (Fage, 1913) - 1 SpeciesLong-legged cave spiders
Tenuipalpidae (Berlese, 1913) - 2 SpeciesFalse spider mites
Tetrablemmidae (O. P-cambridge, 1873) - 5 SpeciesArmored spiders
Tetragnathidae (Menge, 1866) - 77 SpeciesLong jawed orb-weavers
Tetranychidae (Donnadieu, 1875) - 36 SpeciesSpider mites
Thelyphonidae (Lucas, 1835) - 11 Species
Theraphosidae (Thorell, 1870) - 8 SpeciesTarantulas
Theridiidae (Sundevall, 1833) - 64 SpeciesCobweb spiders
Thomisidae (Sundevall, 1833) - 27 SpeciesCrab spiders
Titanoecidae (Lehtinen, 1967) - 1 SpeciesTitanoecid spiders
Trachyuropodidae (Kramer, 1881) - 1 Species
Trematuridae (Berlese, 1917) - 8 Species
Triaenonychidae (Sörensen In Koch, 1886) - 3 Species
Tridenchthoniidae (Balzan, 1892) - 4 Species
Trigonuropodidae (Hirschmann, 1979) - 3 Species
Trochanteriidae (Karsch, 1879) - 5 SpeciesTrochanteriid spiders
Troglosironidae (Shear, 1993) - 5 Species
Trombellidae (Thor, 1935) - 1 Species
Trombiculidae (Ewing, 1929) - 50 SpeciesChiggers
Trombidiidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesBeer Bahuti
Trouessartiidae (Gaud, 1957) - 1 Species
Uloboridae (Thorell, 1869) - 11 SpeciesHackled orb-weaver
Unionicolidae (Oudemans, 1909) - 15 Species
Urodinychidae (Berlese, 1917) - 11 Species
Uropodidae (Kramer, 1881) - 19 Species
Veigaiidae (Oudemans, 1939) - 1 Species
Walchiidae (Ewing, 1946) - 2 Species
Withiidae (Chamberlin, 1931) - 4 Species
Zalmoxidae (Sörensen, 1886) - 40 Species
Zodariidae (Thorell, 1881) - 12 SpeciesZodariid ground spiders
Zoridae (F. O. P-cambridge, 1893) - 3 SpeciesZorid spiders
199 Families with 1850 Species in Melanesia
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Species overview - Checklist for Arachnida in Melanesia without family allocation
Kokoda luteoscutum (Roewer, 1949)Info
Lyssorthrus vanstraeleni -> Aruana vanstraeleniInfo
Sergiticus spiniger (Roewer, 1949)Info
3 Species in Arachnida for Melanesia listed without family allocation
Taxonomy
ClassArachnida
Arachnids
AuthorLamarck, 1801

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