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Genus Cyclocosmia

spider unknown - Cyclocosmia truncata - male Ravine Trapdoor Spider - Cyclocosmia truncata - female Ravine Trapdoor Spider - Cyclocosmia truncata - female Ravine Trapdoor Spider (Burrow) - Cyclocosmia truncata - female Is this a trapdoor spider? - Cyclocosmia trapdoor spider? - Cyclocosmia trapdoor spider? - Cyclocosmia Ravine Trapdoor Spider - Cyclocosmia truncata - female - Cyclocosmia truncata - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Mygalomorphae (Mygalomorphs)
Family Ctenizidae (Cork-lid trapdoor spiders)
Genus Cyclocosmia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1871 by Anton Ausserer
Explanation of Names
From Greek kyklos (κυκλος)- "circle" + kosmeo (κοσμεω)- "to adorn"
Internet References
Verhandlungen der zoologisch-botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, v.21, p.144    Ausserer's original description of the genus (in German)