List of spiders of Socotra


List of spiders of Socotra

This is a list of spider species that occur on Socotra. Unless otherwise noted, they are endemic (they occur only there).

Agelenidae

* "Agelenella pusilla" (Pocock, 1903)

Araneidae

* "Araneus cardioceros" Pocock, 1899
* "Gasteracantha sanguinolenta" C. L. Koch, 1844 — also in Africa and São Tomé

Barychelidae

* "Atrophothele socotrana" Pocock, 1903

Hersiliidae

* "Hersilia wraniki" Rheims, Brescovit & van Harten, 2004 — also in Yemen

Migidae

* "Moggridgea socotra" Griswold, 1987

Miturgidae

* "Cheiracanthium socotrense" Pocock, 1903

Nephilidae

* "Nephila sumptuosa" Gerstäcker, 1873 — also in East Africa

Oonopidae

* "Gamasomorpha deksam" Saaristo & van Harten, 2002
* "Orchestina bedu" Saaristo & van Harten, 2002
* "Orchestina foa" Saaristo & van Harten, 2002
* "Silhouettella usgutra" Saaristo & van Harten, 2002
* "Socotroonops socotra" Saaristo & van Harten, 2002

Oxyopidae

* "Oxyopes rutilius" Simon, 1890 — also in Yemen

Palpimanidae

* "Scelidomachus socotranus" Pocock, 1899

Philodromidae

* "Thanatus forbesi" Pocock, 1903

Pholcidae

* "Leptopholcus dioscoridis" Deeleman-Reinhold & van Harten, 2001

Prodidomidae

* "Zimiris diffusa" Platnick & Penney, 2004 — also in St. Helena and India

Salticidae

* "Afrobeata firma" Wesolowska & van Harten, 1994
* "Bianor biguttatus" Wesolowska & van Harten, 2002
* "Habrocestum albopunctatum" Wesolowska & van Harten, 2002
* "Habrocestum dubium" Wesolowska & van Harten, 2002
* "Habrocestum ferrugineum" Wesolowska & van Harten, 2002
* "Habrocestum inquinatum" Wesolowska & van Harten, 2002
* "Habrocestum socotrense" Wesolowska & van Harten, 2002
* "Habrocestum speciosum" Wesolowska & van Harten, 1994
* "Hasarius insularis" Wesolowska & van Harten, 2002
* "Heliophanillus suedicola" (Simon, 1901) — also in Yemen
* "Heliophanus parvus" Wesolowska & van Harten, 1994
* "Pellenes striolatus" Wesolowska & van Harten, 2002
* "Pseudicius mirus" Wesolowska & van Harten, 2002
* "Rafalus insignipalpis" Simon, 1882 — also in Yemen
* "Thyene similis" Wesolowska & van Harten, 2002

Sparassidae

* "Olios socotranus" (Pocock, 1903)

Tetragnathidae

* "Tetragnatha granti" Pocock, 1903

Theraphosidae

* "Monocentropus balfouri" Pocock, 1897

Theridiidae

* "Latrodectus hystrix" Simon, 1890 — also in Yemen

Thomisidae

* "Bassaniodes socotrensis" Pocock, 1903
* "Dimizonops insularis" Pocock, 1903

Zodariidae

* "Cydrela insularis" (Pocock, 1899)

References

* Platnick, N.I. (2007). [http://research.amnh.org/entomology/spiders/catalog/index.html The world spider catalog] , version 7.5. American Museum of Natural History.


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