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Distribution path and Subregions of North Africa (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - North Africa
Subregions: Algeria (North Algeria), Libya, Macaronesia (Azores, Canary Islands, Cape Verde, Madeira), Morocco, Sahara (West Sahara), South Sudan, Sudan, Tunisia
Taxonomy for Arachnida (Arachnids) in North Africa
Class
North Africa
Arachnida (Lamarck, 1801) (Arachnids) - Systematics
 203 families, 724 genera, 2678 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
North Africa
    Dromopoda (Shultz, 1990)
     32 families, 135 genera, 505 species
Subclass
North Africa
    Micrura (Ehrenberg, 1831)
     170 families, 581 genera, 2161 species

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Family overview for Arachnida (Arachnids) in North Africa
Acaridae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 Species
Acherontacaridae (Cook, 1967) - 3 Species
Achipteriidae (Thor, 1929) - 4 Species
Aeroglyphidae (Zakhvatkin, 1941) - 1 Species
Agelenidae (C. L. Koch, 1837) - 36 SpeciesAraneomorph funnel-web spiders
Alloptidae (Gaud, 1957) - 3 Species
Amaurobiidae (Thorell, 1870) - 7 SpeciesTangled nest spiders
Amblyommidae (Banks, 1907) - 45 Species
Ammotrechidae (Roewer, 1934) - 2 SpeciesSand runner
Anapidae (Simon, 1895) - 1 SpeciesTiny Orbweavers
Anisitsiellidae (Koenike, 1910) - 3 Species
Anyphaenidae (Bertkau, 1878) - 2 SpeciesAnyphaenid sac spiders
Apheviderulicidae (Gerecke, Smith & Cook, 1999) - 1 Species
Araneidae (Simon, 1895) - 42 SpeciesOrb-weaver spiders
Argasidae (C. L. Koch, 1844) - 17 SpeciesSoft ticks
Arrenuridae (Thor, 1900) - 1 Species
Atemnidae (Chamberlin, 1931) - 6 Species
Atypidae (Thorell, 1870) - 2 SpeciesPurse web spiders
Avenzoariidae (Oudemans, 1905) - 1 Species
Banksinomidae (Kunst, 1971) -> Thyrisomidae - 1 Species
Belbidae (Willmann, 1931) - 3 Species
Brachychthoniidae (Thor, 1934) - 1 Species
Buthidae (C. L. Koch, 1837) - 94 SpeciesBark scorpions
Camisiidae (Oudemans, 1900) - 1 Species
Canestriniidae (Berlese, 1884) - 3 Species
Carabodidae (Koch, 1837) - 7 Species
Cepheidae (Berlese, 1896) - 4 Species
Chaetodactylidae (Zakhvatkin, 1941) - 3 Species
Chamobatidae (Thor, 1937) - 1 Species
Charontidae (Simon, 1892) - 1 Species
Cheiridiidae (Hansen, 1893) - 3 Species
Cheliferidae (Risso, 1826) - 44 Species
Chernetidae (Menge, 1855) - 21 Species
Cheyletidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 Species
Chirodiscidae (Trouessart, 1892) - 1 Species
Chthoniidae (Daday, 1888) - 40 Species
Cithaeronidae (Simon, 1893) - 2 SpeciesCithaeronid spiders
Corinnidae (Karsch, 1880) - 14 SpeciesDark sac spiders
Cosmochthoniidae (Grandjean, 1946) - 1 Species
Ctenizidae (Thorell, 1887) - 3 SpeciesCork-lid trapdoor spiders
Ctenobelbidae (Grandjean, 1965) - 1 Species
Cymbaeremaeidae (Sellnick, 1928) - 1 Species
Cyrtaucheniidae (Simon, 1892) - 13 SpeciesWafer trapdoor spiders
Daesiidae (Kraepelin, 1899) - 26 Species
Damaeidae (Berlese, 1896) - 1 Species
Deinopidae (C. L. Koch, 1850) - 1 SpeciesNet-casting spiders
Dictynidae (O. P-cambridge, 1871) - 37 SpeciesDictynid spiders
Dysderidae (C. L. Koch, 1837) - 132 SpeciesWoodlouse hunter spiders
Epidermoptidae (Trouessart, 1892) - 2 Species
Eremaeidae (Oudemans, 1900) - 2 Species
Eremobatidae (Kraepelin, 1899) - 3 Species
Eresidae (C. L. Koch, 1851) - 21 SpeciesVelvet spiders
Eriophyidae (Nalepa, 1898) - 4 SpeciesGall mites
Erythraeidae (Oudemans, 1902) - 7 Species
Eukoeneniidae (Condé, 1965) - 7 Species
Eupalopsellidae (Willmann, 1952) - 2 Species
Euphthiracaridae (Jacot, 1930) - 1 Species
Euscorpiidae (Laurie, 1896) - 8 SpeciesShorttail scorpions
Eustathiidae (Oudemans, 1905) - 1 Species
Eylaidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 Species
Filistatidae (Ausserer, 1867) - 9 SpeciesCrevice weavers
Galeodidae (Sundevall, 1833) - 37 Species
Galumnidae (Jacot, 1925) - 3 Species
Garypidae (Simon, 1879) - 3 Species
Garypinidae (Daday, 1888) - 6 Species
Gastronyssidae (Fain, 1956) - 1 Species
Geogarypidae (Chamberlin, 1930) - 4 Species
Glycyphagidae (De Geer, 1778) - 1 Species
Gnaphosidae (Pocock, 1898) - 187 SpeciesFlat-bellied ground spiders
Gustaviidae (Oudemans, 1900) - 1 Species
Gymnobisiidae (Beier, 1947) - 2 Species
Gymnodamaeidae (Grandjean, 1954) - 1 Species
Hahniidae (Bertkau, 1878) - 6 SpeciesDwarf sheet spiders
Halacaridae (Murray, 1877) - 2 Species
Haplochthoniidae (Van Der Hammen, 1959) - 1 Species
Haplozetidae (Grandjean, 1936) - 5 Species
Hemisarcoptidae (Oudemans, 1904) - 1 Species
Hermanniellidae (Grandjean, 1934) - 1 Species
Hermanniidae (Sellnick, 1928) - 4 Species
Hersiliidae (Thorell, 1870) - 5 SpeciesTree trunk spiders
Hexathelidae (Simon, 1892) - 1 SpeciesVenomous funnel-web tarantulas
Histiostomatidae (Berlese, 1897) - 1 Species
Hubbardiidae (Cook, 1899) - 2 SpeciesHubbardiid shorttailed whipscorpions
Humerobatidae (Grandjean, 1970) - 1 Species
Hyadesiidae (Halbert, 1915) - 1 Species
Hydrachnidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 Species
Hydrovolziidae (Thor, 1905) - 1 Species
Hydryphantidae (Piersig, 1896) - 9 Species
Hygrobatidae (Koch, 1842) - 3 Species
Hypoderidae (Murray, 1877) - 1 Species
Ideoroncidae (Chamberlin, 1930) - 2 Species
Idiopidae (Simon, 1892) - 2 SpeciesTrapdoor Spiders
Ixodidae (C. L. Koch, 1844) - 21 SpeciesHard ticks
Johnstonianidae (Thor, 1935) - 1 Species
Karschiidae (Walter, 1889) - 8 Species
Kramerellidae (Gaud & Mouchet, 1961) - 1 Species
Laelapidae (Berlese, 1892) - 6 Species
Laminosioptidae (Vitzthum, 1931) - 3 Species
Lechytiidae (J.c. Chamberlin, 1929) - 1 Species
Leptonetidae (Simon, 1890) - 3 SpeciesLeptonetid spiders
Liacaridae (Sellnick, 1928) - 1 Species
Licneremaeidae (Grandjean, 1931) - 1 Species
Limnesiidae (Thor, 1900) - 4 Species
Linyphiidae (Blackwall, 1859) - 258 SpeciesDwarf spiders
Liocranidae (Simon, 1897) - 18 SpeciesLiocranid sac spiders
Lohmanniidae (Berlese, 1916) - 3 Species
Lycosidae (Lehtinen & Hippa, 1979) - 121 SpeciesWolf spiders
Macronyssidae (Oudemans, 1936) - 5 Species
Microdispidae (Cross, 1965) - 1 Species
Microtrombidiidae (Womersley, 1936) - 2 SpeciesMicro velvet mites
Mimetidae (Simon, 1881) - 5 SpeciesPirate spiders
Miturgidae (Simon, 1885) - 17 SpeciesLong-legged sac spiders
Mummuciidae (Mello-leitão, 1938) - 1 Species
Myobiidae (Megnin, 1877) - 3 Species
Mysmenidae (Petrunkevitch, 1928) - 4 SpeciesSpurred orb-weavers
Nemastomatidae (Simon, 1872) - 5 Species
Nenteriidae (Hirschmann, 1979) - 1 Species
Neobisiidae (Chamberlin, 1930) - 18 Species
Neopygmephoridae (Cross, 1965) - 1 Species
Nesticidae (Simon, 1894) - 1 SpeciesCave cobweb spiders
Nothridae (Berlese, 1896) - 1 Species
Oecobiidae (Blackwall, 1862) - 56 SpeciesDisc web spiders
Ologamasidae (Ryke, 1962) - 4 Species
Olpiidae (Banks, 1895) - 22 Species
Oonopidae (Simon, 1890) - 45 SpeciesDwarf hunting spiders
Opilioacaridae (With, 1902) - 1 Species
Oppiidae (Sellnick, 1937) - 13 Species
Oribatellidae (Jacot, 1925) - 2 Species
Oribatulidae (Thor, 1929) - 4 Species
Oribotritiidae (Grandjean, 1954) - 1 Species
Oxyopidae (Thorell, 1870) - 7 SpeciesLynx spiders
Palpimanidae (Thorell, 1870) - 5 SpeciesPalp-footed spiders
Parasitidae (Oudemans, 1901) - 4 Species
Parhypochthoniidae (Grandjean, 1932) - 1 Species
Passalozetidae (Grandjean, 1954) - 2 Species
Phalangiidae (Latreille, 1802) - 36 Species
Phalangodidae (Simon, 1879) - 3 Species
Phenopelopidae (Petrunkevitch, 1955) - 1 Species
Philodromidae (Thorell, 1870) - 48 SpeciesPhilodromid crab spiders
Pholcidae (C. L. Koch, 1851) - 71 SpeciesDaddy long-legs spiders
Phrynichidae (Simon, 1892) - 3 Species
Phthiracaridae (Perty, 1841) - 2 Species
Phytoseiidae (Berlese, 1916) - 1 Species
Pionidae (Thor, 1900) - 2 Species
Pisauridae (Simon, 1890) - 5 SpeciesNursery web spiders
Podapolipidae (Husband, 1990) - 1 Species
Polyaspididae (Berlese, 1913) - 1 Species
Prodidomidae (Simon, 1882) - 17 SpeciesLong-spinneret ground spiders
Psorergatidae (Womersley, 1941) - 1 Species
Psoroptidae (Hering, 1838) - 1 SpeciesScab mites
Pteronyssidae (Oudemans, 1941) - 1 Species
Pterygosomatidae (Womersley, 1941) - 2 Species
Pyemotidae (Newport, 1850) - 1 Species
Pygmephoridae (Krczal, 1964) - 0 Species
Pyroglyphidae (Cunliffe, 1958) - 3 Species
Raphignathidae (Kramer, 1877) - 1 Species
Rhagodidae (Pocock, 1897) - 14 Species
Ricinoididae (Ewing, 1929) - 2 SpeciesHooded tickspiders
Salticidae (Blackwall, 1842) - 214 SpeciesJumping spiders
Sarcoptidae (Megnin, 1877) - 2 SpeciesItch mites
Scheloribatidae (Jacot, 1935) - 1 Species
Sclerosomatidae (Simon, 1879) - 18 Species
Scorpionidae (Pierre André Latreille, 1802) - 24 SpeciesLargeclaw scorpions
Scutacaridae (Paoli, 1911) - 3 Species
Scutoverticidae (Grandjean, 1954) - 2 Species
Scytodidae (Blackwall, 1864) - 8 SpeciesSpitting spiders
Segestriidae (Simon, 1893) - 5 SpeciesTubeweb spiders
Seiodidae (Kethley, 1977) - 1 Species
Sicariidae (Keyserling, 1880) - 10 SpeciesRecluse spiders
Solpugidae (Leach, 1815) - 28 Species
Sparassidae (Bertkau, 1872) - 35 SpeciesHuntsman spiders
Sperchontidae (Thor, 1900) - 2 Species
Sphaerochthoniidae (Grandjean, 1947) - 1 Species
Steganacaridae (NiedbaÅa, 1986) - 9 Species
Suctobelbidae (Jacot, 1938) - 1 Species
Syarinidae (Chamberlin, 1930) - 10 Species
Synaphridae (Wunderlich, 1986) - 3 SpeciesMidget Spiders
Tenuipalpidae (Berlese, 1913) - 2 SpeciesFalse spider mites
Tetragnathidae (Menge, 1866) - 19 SpeciesLong jawed orb-weavers
Tetranychidae (Donnadieu, 1875) - 52 SpeciesSpider mites
Thelyphonidae (Lucas, 1835) - 1 Species
Theraphosidae (Thorell, 1870) - 13 SpeciesTarantulas
Theridiidae (Sundevall, 1833) - 109 SpeciesCobweb spiders
Thomisidae (Sundevall, 1833) - 57 SpeciesCrab spiders
Titanoecidae (Lehtinen, 1967) - 1 SpeciesTitanoecid spiders
Torrenticolidae (Thor, 1902) - 3 SpeciesTorrent Mites
Trachelidae (Simon, 1897) - 3 Species
Trematuridae (Berlese, 1917) - 5 Species
Trochanteriidae (Karsch, 1879) - 1 SpeciesTrochanteriid spiders
Trogulidae (Sundevall, 1833) - 7 Species
Trombiculidae (Ewing, 1929) - 4 SpeciesChiggers
Trombidiidae (Leach, 1815) - 13 SpeciesBeer Bahuti
Tydeidae (Kramer, 1877) - 2 SpeciesTydeid mites
Uloboridae (Thorell, 1869) - 8 SpeciesHackled orb-weaver
Unionicolidae (Oudemans, 1909) - 2 Species
Urodinychidae (Berlese, 1917) - 1 Species
Uropodidae (Kramer, 1881) - 2 Species
Withiidae (Chamberlin, 1931) - 7 Species
Xenillidae (Woolley & Higgins, 1966) - 5 Species
Zerconidae (Berlese, 1892) - 4 Species
Zetorchestidae (Michael, 1898) - 1 Species
Zodariidae (Thorell, 1881) - 44 SpeciesZodariid ground spiders
Zoropsidae (Bertkau, 1882) - 7 SpeciesZoropsid spiders
203 Families with 2666 Species in North Africa
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Taxonomy
ClassArachnida
Arachnids
AuthorLamarck, 1801

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