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Distribution path and Subregions of Papua New Guinea (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Melanesia - Papua New Guinea
Subregions: Bismarck Archipelago (Admiralty Islands, Manus, New Britain, New Ireland), East Sepik, Eastern Highlands, Gulf, Madang, Milne Bay, Morobe, Papua Region, Southern Highlands, West Sepik, Western Highlands, Western Province
Taxonomy for Arachnida (Arachnids) in Papua New Guinea
Class
Papua New Guinea
Arachnida (Lamarck, 1801) (Arachnids) - Systematics
 138 families, 425 genera, 1033 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
Papua New Guinea
    Dromopoda (Shultz, 1990)
     22 families, 80 genera, 171 species
Subclass
Papua New Guinea
    Micrura (Ehrenberg, 1831)
     116 families, 329 genera, 840 species

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Family overview for Arachnida (Arachnids) in Papua New Guinea
Acaridae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 Species
Actinopodidae (Simon, 1892) - 1 SpeciesMouse Spiders
Amblyommidae (Banks, 1907) - 7 Species
Araneidae (Simon, 1895) - 106 SpeciesOrb-weaver spiders
Argasidae (C. L. Koch, 1844) - 3 SpeciesSoft ticks
Arrenuridae (Thor, 1900) - 6 Species
Ascouracaridae (Gaud & Atyeo, 1976) - 1 Species
Assamiidae (Sørensen, 1884) - 20 Species
Atemnidae (Chamberlin, 1931) - 13 Species
Atopomelidae (Fain, 1972) - 25 Species
Aturidae (Thor, 1900) - 11 Species
Avenzoariidae (Oudemans, 1905) - 1 Species
Barychelidae (Simon, 1889) - 10 SpeciesTrapdoor baboon spiders
Buthidae (C. L. Koch, 1837) - 6 SpeciesBark scorpions
Camisiidae (Oudemans, 1900) - 1 Species
Canestriniidae (Berlese, 1884) - 14 Species
Carabodidae (Koch, 1837) - 1 Species
Charinidae (Quintero, 1986) - 4 Species
Charontidae (Simon, 1892) - 3 Species
Cheiridiidae (Hansen, 1893) - 1 Species
Cheliferidae (Risso, 1826) - 7 Species
Chernetidae (Menge, 1855) - 27 Species
Chirodiscidae (Trouessart, 1892) - 6 Species
Chthoniidae (Daday, 1888) - 7 Species
Crotoniidae (Thorell, 1876) - 1 Species
Ctenidae (Keyserling, 1877) - 4 SpeciesTropical wolf spiders
Ctenizidae (Thorell, 1887) - 3 SpeciesCork-lid trapdoor spiders
Cunaxidae (Thor, 1902) - 1 SpeciesPredatory Mites
Dampfiellidae (Balogh, 1961) - 1 Species
Deraiophoridae (Trägårdh, 1952) - 2 Species
Dermanyssidae (Kolenati, 1859) - 1 Species
Digamasellidae (Evans, 1957) - 1 Species
Diplogyniidae (Trägårdh, 1941) - 1 Species
Erythraeidae (Oudemans, 1902) - 6 Species
Eukoeneniidae (Condé, 1965) - 2 Species
Eustathiidae (Oudemans, 1905) - 2 Species
Garypinidae (Daday, 1888) - 3 Species
Geogarypidae (Chamberlin, 1930) - 3 Species
Gnaphosidae (Pocock, 1898) - 1 SpeciesFlat-bellied ground spiders
Halacaridae (Murray, 1877) - 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) - 1 SpeciesVenomous funnel-web tarantulas
Histiostomatidae (Berlese, 1897) - 4 Species
Holothyridae (Thorell, 1882) - 4 Species
Hormuridae (Laurie, 1896) - 2 Species
Hubbardiidae (Cook, 1899) - 3 SpeciesHubbardiid shorttailed whipscorpions
Hutufeideriidae (Hirschmann, 1979) - 4 Species
Hygrobatidae (Koch, 1842) - 16 Species
Hypochthoniidae (Berlese, 1910) - 1 Species
Idiopidae (Simon, 1892) - 4 SpeciesTrapdoor Spiders
Ixodidae (C. L. Koch, 1844) - 8 SpeciesHard ticks
Laelapidae (Berlese, 1892) - 21 Species
Lamponidae (Simon, 1893) - 2 SpeciesWhite-tailed spiders
Leeuwenhoekiidae (Womersley, 1944) - 7 Species
Limnesiidae (Thor, 1900) - 3 Species
Liochelidae (Fet & Bechley, 2001) - 4 SpeciesRockloving scorpions
Listrophoridae (Mégnin & Trouessart, 1884) - 1 Species
Lycosidae (Lehtinen & Hippa, 1979) - 18 SpeciesWolf spiders
Macronyssidae (Oudemans, 1936) - 3 Species
Malaconothridae (Berlese, 1916) - 1 Species
Megisthanidae (Berlese, 1914) - 1 Species
Mesoplophoridae (Ewing, 1917) - 1 Species
Micropholcommatidae (Hickman, 1943) - 2 SpeciesMicropholcommatid spiders
Microtrombidiidae (Womersley, 1936) - 1 SpeciesMicro velvet mites
Mideopsidae (Koenike, 1910) - 3 Species
Mimetidae (Simon, 1881) - 1 SpeciesPirate spiders
Miturgidae (Simon, 1885) - 1 SpeciesLong-legged sac spiders
Myobiidae (Megnin, 1877) - 7 Species
Myocoptidae (Gunther, 1942) - 1 Species
Mysmenidae (Petrunkevitch, 1928) - 1 SpeciesSpurred orb-weavers
Nenteriidae (Hirschmann, 1979) - 4 Species
Neothrombiidae (Feider, 1959) - 1 Species
Nesticidae (Simon, 1894) - 2 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) - 1 SpeciesDisc web spiders
Olpiidae (Banks, 1895) - 5 Species
Oppiidae (Sellnick, 1937) - 12 Species
Otocepheidae (Balogh, 1961) - 2 Species
Oxidae (Viets, 1926) - 1 Species
Oxyopidae (Thorell, 1870) - 3 SpeciesLynx spiders
Paramegistidae (Trägårdh, 1946) - 8 Species
Philodromidae (Thorell, 1870) - 1 SpeciesPhilodromid crab spiders
Pholcidae (C. L. Koch, 1851) - 7 SpeciesDaddy long-legs spiders
Phrynichidae (Simon, 1892) - 1 Species
Phthiracaridae (Perty, 1841) - 5 Species
Phytoseiidae (Berlese, 1916) - 1 Species
Pisauridae (Simon, 1890) - 2 SpeciesNursery web spiders
Podapolipidae (Husband, 1990) - 1 Species
Podoctidae (Roewer, 1912) - 23 Species
Psechridae (James, 1989) - 3 SpeciesPsechrid spiders
Pseudochiridiidae (Chamberlin, 1923) - 1 Species
Psoroptidae (Hering, 1838) - 1 SpeciesScab mites
Pterolichidae (Trouessart, 1899) - 1 Species
Pterygosomatidae (Womersley, 1941) - 1 Species
Pyramidopidae (Starega, 1992) - 1 Species
Rhinonyssidae (Trouessart, 1895) - 8 Species
Salticidae (Blackwall, 1842) - 103 SpeciesJumping spiders
Sarcoptidae (Megnin, 1877) - 7 SpeciesItch mites
Sclerosomatidae (Simon, 1879) - 11 Species
Scytodidae (Blackwall, 1864) - 1 SpeciesSpitting spiders
Smarididae (Kramer, 1878) - 1 Species
Sparassidae (Bertkau, 1872) - 28 SpeciesHuntsman spiders
Spinturnicidae (Oudemans, 1902) - 6 Species
Steganacaridae (NiedbaÅa, 1986) - 6 Species
Sternophoridae (J.c. Chamberlin, 1923) - 4 Species
Stiphidiidae (Dalmas, 1917) - 2 SpeciesStiphidiid spiders
Syarinidae (Chamberlin, 1930) - 1 Species
Symphytognathidae (Hickman, 1931) - 1 SpeciesDwarf orb-weavers
Tetrablemmidae (O. P-cambridge, 1873) - 2 SpeciesArmored spiders
Tetragnathidae (Menge, 1866) - 52 SpeciesLong jawed orb-weavers
Tetranychidae (Donnadieu, 1875) - 23 SpeciesSpider mites
Thelyphonidae (Lucas, 1835) - 9 Species
Theraphosidae (Thorell, 1870) - 7 SpeciesTarantulas
Theridiidae (Sundevall, 1833) - 33 SpeciesCobweb spiders
Thomisidae (Sundevall, 1833) - 15 SpeciesCrab spiders
Trachyuropodidae (Kramer, 1881) - 1 Species
Trematuridae (Berlese, 1917) - 8 Species
Tridenchthoniidae (Balzan, 1892) - 2 Species
Trigonuropodidae (Hirschmann, 1979) - 3 Species
Trombellidae (Thor, 1935) - 1 Species
Trombiculidae (Ewing, 1929) - 49 SpeciesChiggers
Trombidiidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesBeer Bahuti
Uloboridae (Thorell, 1869) - 7 SpeciesHackled orb-weaver
Unionicolidae (Oudemans, 1909) - 5 Species
Urodinychidae (Berlese, 1917) - 11 Species
Uropodidae (Kramer, 1881) - 19 Species
Walchiidae (Ewing, 1946) - 2 Species
Withiidae (Chamberlin, 1931) - 2 Species
Zalmoxidae (Sörensen, 1886) - 26 Species
Zodariidae (Thorell, 1881) - 2 SpeciesZodariid ground spiders
Zoridae (F. O. P-cambridge, 1893) - 1 SpeciesZorid spiders
136 Families with 1008 Species in Papua New Guinea
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Species overview - Checklist for Arachnida in Papua New Guinea without family allocation
Kokoda luteoscutum (Roewer, 1949)Info
Lyssorthrus vanstraeleni -> Aruana vanstraeleniInfo
Sergiticus spiniger (Roewer, 1949)Info
3 Species in Arachnida for Papua New Guinea listed without family allocation
Taxonomy
ClassArachnida
Arachnids
AuthorLamarck, 1801

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