Additional Spider Family for Trinidad and Tobago, Filistatidae

Jo-Anne Nina Sewlal

Abstract


Currently 53 families of spiders of the infraorders Araneomorphae and Mygalomorphae are confirmed to be found in Trinidad and Tobago (Sewlal and Cutler 2003, Cutler 2005, Sewlal and Alayón 2007, Sewlal 2009, Sewlal 2010, Sewlal 2013). Magalhaes and Ramírez (2019) gives the latest reference and characteristics of the family Filistatidae (Araneomorphae), bringing the total number of families recorded from Trinidad and Tobago to 54.

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