Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Family Eutichuridae

Sac Spider - Cheiracanthium mildei - female Genus Cheiracanthium - Longlegged Sac Spiders - Cheiracanthium Longlegged Sac Spider? - Cheiracanthium mildei Is this a long-legged sac spider? - Cheiracanthium Pale yellow spider - Cheiracanthium mildei Spider - Cheiracanthium yellow spazz spider  - Cheiracanthium - female Spider under Web
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynes )
Family Eutichuridae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cheiracanthium and Strotarchus were previously placed in Miturgidae and were transferred to the new family Eutichuridae by Ramírez, 2014.(1)(2)
Numbers
5 species in 2 genera in North America.(2)
Range
      C. inclusum - widespread in USA and southern Canada
      C. mildei - widespread in USA and southern Canada

      S. beepbeep - Arizona
      S. piscatorius - along the eastern coast, from Massachusetts to Florida
      S. planeticus - Texas to Arizona
Print References
BONALDO, ALEXANDRE B., REGIANE SATURNINO, MARTÍN J. RAMÍREZ, & ANTONIO D. BRESCOVIT. 2012. A revision of the American spider genus Strotarchus Simon, 1888 (Araneae: Dionycha, Systariinae). Zootaxa 3363: 1–37. (PDF)
Ramírez, Martín J. The morphology and phylogeny of dionychan spiders. (1)
Internet References
World Spider Catalog (2014). World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern, online at http://wsc.nmbe.ch, version 15.5, accessed on 11/11/2014(2)
Works Cited
1.The morphology and phylogeny of dionychan spiders
Ramírez, Martín J. 2014. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History.
2.World Spider Catalog