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Chelicerata (Spiders, Sea Spiders, Scorpions, Mites, Ticks etc.)

NB: The higher level taxonomy followed here is out of date.

† Denotes that the entire taxonomic rank (viz. genus or higher) is extinct, or at least probably so.

 

Class: Arachnida (Spiders, Scorpions, Mites, Ticks etc.)

 

Order: Acari (Mites and Ticks)

Family: Achipteriidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Achipteria setulosa Golosova, 1981 - - Japan Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Analgidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Diplaegidia gladiator Haller, 1882 Passenger pigeon mite Before 1915 North America Extinct Access

 

Family: Caudiferidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Compressalges nipponiae Dubinin, 1950 Japanese crested ibis parasitic mite ? Japan (& China?) Extinct Access

 

Family: Erythraeidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Callidosoma dasypodiae (Womersley, 1934) - - Australia? Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Gabuciniidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Hieracolichus hirundo (Mégnin & Trouessart, 1884) - - Americas Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Gymnodamaeidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Arthrodamaeus rossicus Bulanova-Zachvatkina, 1967 - - Russia Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Halarachnidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Halarachne americana Banks, 1899 Caribbean monk seal nasal mite 1899 or before Caribbean waters Extinct Access

 

Family: Holothyridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Dicrogonatus gardineri Warburton, 1912 Gardiner's giant mite 1909 Mahé, Seychelles Extinct Access

 

Family: Hygrobatidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Atractides circumcinctus Schwoerbel, 1956 - - Baden-Württemberg, Germany Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Ixodida

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Ixodes nitens Neumann, 1904 - ? Christmas Islands, Australia Extinct Access

 

Family: Laelapidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Cosmolaelaps lignicolus (G. & R. Canestrini, 1882) - - Italy Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Otopheidomenidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Prasadiseius cocytes (Prasad, 1970) - - South America Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Phytoseiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Silvaseius barretoae (Yoshida-Shaul and Chant, 1991) - - Argentina & Brazil Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Psoroptoididae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Chiasmalges carolinensis Mironov, Dabert & Ehrnsberger, 2005 - Pre-1869 North America Extinct Access

 

Family: Pterolichidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Genoprotolichus simplex Mironov, Dabert & Ehrnsberger, 2005 - Pre-1869 North America Extinct Access
Lopharalichus beckeri Mironov, Dabert & Ehrnsberger, 2005 - Pre-1869 North America Extinct Access
Neorhytidelasma conuropsis Mironov, Dabert & Ehrnsberger, 2005 - Pre-1869 North America Extinct Access

 

Family: Pteronyssidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Pterotrogus principalis Mironov, Dabert & Ehrnsberger, 2005 - Pre-1944 North America Extinct Access

 

Family: Tetranychidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Tetranychus gigas Pritchard & Baker, 1955 - - Brazil & USA Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Thermacaridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Thermacarus nevadensis Marshall, 1928 Nevada water mite ? Nevada (& Utah?), USA ? Access

 

Family Xolalgidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Fainalges gracilitarsus Mironov, Dabert & Ehrnsberger, 2005 Carolina parakeet feather mite Before 1869 North America Extinct

Access

Protonyssus proctorae Mironov, Dabert & Ehrnsberger, 2005 - Before 1869 North America Extinct Access

 

 

Order: Amblypygi/Pedipalpia (Whip Scorpions or Whip Spiders)

—No subordinate taxa

 

Order: Araneae (True Spiders)

Family: Atracidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Hadronyche pulvinator (Hickman, 1927) Cascade funnel-web spider 1926 or later Cascades area, Tasmania, Australia Extinct Access

 

Family: Barychelidae (Brushed Trapdoor Spiders)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Idioctis intertidalis (Benoit & Legendre, 1968) - 1999 Madagascar, Grand Comore & Seychelles Extinct Access

 

Family: Corinnidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Paccius quadridentatus Simon, 1898 - 1892 Mahé, Seychelles Extinct Access

 

Family: Dysderidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Dysdera sp. nov. 'Pico' - - 1950's Pico Island, Azores Extinct Access

 

Family: Euctenizidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Aptostichus killerdana Bond, 2012 Killerdana trapdoor spider 15 February 1971 Orange County, California, USA Extinct Access
Aptostichus lucerne Bond, 2012 Deadman’s trapdoor spider 25 October 1957 San Bernardino County, California, USA Extinct Access

 

Family: Eutichuridae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Cheiracanthium wilma Benoit, 1977 - ? St. Helena Extinct? Access

 

Family: Gnaphosidae (Ground spiders)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Benoitodes caheni (Benoit, 1977) - ? St. Helena Extinct Access

 

Family: Hexathelidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Plesiothele fentoni Hickman, 1936 Lake Fenton trapdoor spider - Tasmania, Australia Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Linyphiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Orsonwelles torosus (Simon, 1900) Waimea sheet weaver 1890's Kauai, Hawaiian Islands, USA Extinct Access

 

Family: Liphistiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Liphistius birmanicus Thorell, 1897 - (rediscovered) Myanmar (=Burma) Rediscovered Access
Liphistius lordae Platnick & Sedgwick, 1984 - (rediscovered) Myanmar (=Burma) Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Lycosidae (Wolf spiders)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Hogna biscoitoi Wunderlich, 1992 Biscoito wolf spider ? Porto Santo, Madeira Extinct Access

 

Family: Migidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Migas nitens Hickman, 1927 - - Tasmania, Australia Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Miturgidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Voraptus tenellus (Simon, 1893) - 1972 Mahé & Silhouette, Seychelles Extinct Access

 

Family: Nemesiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Nemesia arboricola Pocock, 1903 - - Malta Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Ochyroceratidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Euso muehlenbergi (Saaristo, 1998) - 1975 Grande Soeur & Petite Soeur islands, Seychelles Extinct Access

 

Family: Oonopidae (Goblin spiders)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Gamasomorpha austera Simon, 1898 - 1892 Mahé, Seychelles Extinct Access

 

Family: Palpimanidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Steriphopus lacertosus Simon, 1898 - 1892 Mahé, Seychelles Extinct Access

 

Family: Pisauridae (Water Spiders)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Nilus kochi Roewer, 1951 - - Queensland, Australia Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Salticidae (Jumping Spiders)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Chrysilla volupe (Karsch, 1879) - - India Rediscovered Access
Maratus nigromaculatus (Keyserling, 1883) - - Queensland, Australia Rediscovered Access
Myrmarachne melanocephala MacLeay, 1839 - - Asia (southern) Rediscovered Access
Piranthus decorus Thorell, 1895   - India & Myanmar (=Burma) Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Sparassidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Pleorotus braueri Simon, 1898 - 1894 Mahé, Seychelles Extinct Access
Stipax triangulifer Simon, 1898 - 1894 Mahé, Seychelles Extinct Access

 

Family: Telemidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Seychellia lodoiceae Brignoli, 1980 - 1972 Praslin Island, Seychelles Extinct Access

 

Family: Tetragnathidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Tetragnatha paschae Berland, 1924 Rapa Nui long-jawed spider ? Rapa Nui (=Easter Island) Extinct Access

 

Family: Theraphosidae (Tiger Tarantulas)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Nesiergus gardineri (Hirst, 1911) - 1974 Seychelles Extinct Access
Nesiergus halophilus Benoit, 1978 - 1972 Seychelles Extinct Access
Poecilotheria metallica Pocock, 1899 - - Andhra Pradesh, India Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Theridiidae (Cobweb spiders)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Moneta coercervea (Roberts, 1978) - 1972 Mahé & Silhouette, Seychelles Extinct Access

 

Family: Thomisidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Bonapruncinia sanctaehelenae Benoit, 1977 - 1967 St. Helena Extinct Access

 

Family: Zoropsidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Tengella perfuga Dahl, 1901 - - Nicaragua Rediscovered Access

 

 

Order: Opiliones/Phalangida (harvestmen)

Family: Biantidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Biantes parvulus (Hirst, 1911) - 1972 Mahé, Praslin & Silhouette islands, Seychelles Extinct Access

 

Family: Cosmetidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Eulibitia ectroxantha (Mello-Leitão, 1941)   - Colombia Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Epedanidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Lobonychium palpiplus Roewer, 1938 - - Borneo (Indonesian & Malaysian) Rediscovered Access

 

Family: Otilioleptidae

—No subordinate taxa

 

Family: Phalangodidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Hirstienus nanus Hirst, 1913 - 1908 Mahé, Seychelles Extinct Access

 

Family: Podoctidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Centrobunus braueri Loman, 1902 - 1894 Mahé Island, Seychelles Extinct Access
Holozoster ovalis

Loman, 1902

- 1972 Mahé, Seychelles Extinct Access
Ibalonius lomani Hirst, 1911 - 1972 Silhouette, Seychelles Extinct Access
Sitalcicus gardineri (Hirst, 1911) - 1908 Mahé, Seychelles Extinct Access
Sitalcicus incertus Rambla, 1983 - 1972 Silhouette, Seychelles Extinct Access

 

Family: Samoidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Mitraceras crassipalpum Loman, 1902 - 1972 Mahé, Seychelles Extinct Access

 

Family: Triaenonychidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Prasmiola unica Forster, 1954 - 19 February 1942 Days Bay, Wellington, North Island, New Zealand Missing Access

 

 

Family: Zalmoxidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Metazalmoxis ferruginea Roewer, 1912 - 1892 Mahé, Seychelles Extinct Access

 

 

Order: Palpigradi (Palpigrades or Microwhip Scorpions)

Family: Eukoeneniidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Eukoenenia draco draco Peyerimhoff, 1906 - - Majorca Rediscovered Access

 

 

Order: Pseudoscorpionida (False Scorpions or Book Scorpions)

Family: Garypinidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Hemisolinus helenae Beier, 1977 - >1966 / <2004 St. Helena Extinct Access

 

Family: Geogarypidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Afrogarypus seychellesensis (Beier, 1940) - 1940 Praslin Island, Seychelles Extinct Access

 

 

Order: Ricinulei (Hooded Tickspiders)

—No subordinate taxa

 

 

Order: Schizomida (Short-tailed Whip Scorpions)

Family: Hubbardiidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Surazomus chavin Pinto-da-Rocha, 1996 Peruvian short-tailed whip scorpion - Panguana, Dept. Huanuco, Peru Rediscovered Access

 

 

Order: Scorpiones/Scorpionida (scorpions)

Family: Buthidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Tityus exstinctus Lourenço, 1995:29 Martinique tityus scorpion 1884 Martinique, Lesser Antilles Extinct Access

 

Family: Scorpionidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Orobothriurus bivittatus (Thorell, 1877) - (rediscovered) Sierra del Tontal, Argentina Invalid (synonym) Access

 

Family: †Typhlochactinae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Akrav israchanani Levy, 2007 Eyeless cave scorpion Early 1990s? Ayalon cave, Israel Extinct Access

 

 

Order: Solifugae (Solifuges or Camel Spiders)

—No subordinate taxa

 

Class: Pycnogonida (sea spiders)

—No subordinate taxa