family Ctenizidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Ctenizidae - large burrowing spiders
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
trap-door spider - American spider that constructs a silk-lined nest with a hinged lid
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The family Ctenizidae (Orthognatha, Mygalomorphae) is one of the four families of trapdoor spiders found in India (Siliwal & Molur 2007).
Unterordnung Mygalomorphae, Family Ctenizidae und Atypidae.
It is tentatively identified as Ancylotrypa brevipalpis (Hewitt 1916) described as Pelmatorycter brevipalpis and originally placed in the family Ctenizidae by Hewitt based on material collected from Pretoria and from one other locality, Crocodile Bridge.