order Araneae


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Noun1.order Araneae - spidersorder Araneae - spiders        
animal order - the order of animals
Arachnida, class Arachnida - a large class of arthropods including spiders and ticks and scorpions and daddy longlegs; have four pairs of walking legs and no wings
spider - predatory arachnid with eight legs, two poison fangs, two feelers, and usually two silk-spinning organs at the back end of the body; they spin silk to make cocoons for eggs or traps for prey
Argiopidae, family Argiopidae, orb-weaver - spiders that spin orb webs; cosmopolitan in distribution
family Theridiidae, Theridiidae - a family of comb-footed spiders
family Theraphosidae, Theraphosidae - large tropical spiders; tarantulas
family Lycosidae, Lycosidae - wolf spiders
Ctenizidae, family Ctenizidae - large burrowing spiders
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The most specious family within the Order Araneae is Salticidae, a mega-diverse group which is represented by 5 814 described species, more than 600 genera in the world (World Spider Catalog, 2015) and at least 66 genera in Misiones, Argentina (Rubio, 2014).
Order Araneae, Family Salticidae: Additions and the description of a new species.
Investigation of spider (order Araneae) fauna of citrus orchards in the northern part of Iran.
The order araneae includes 40,000 species of spiders, so finding a new one would be no big deal.
One of the least known groups of predators in studies on the natural control of cotton pests are the spiders (Order Araneae), therefore surveys were conducted in plots of organic cotton situated in southern Spain: Cordoba, Sevilla and Cadiz.
This study addresses the issues of adaptive radiation and key innovation within the arachnid order Araneae, the clade to which all spiders belong.