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

Family Eutichuridae

Spider BG454 - Cheiracanthium inclusum - female Gray spider, detail - Cheiracanthium mildei - male Cheiracanthium mildei spider - Cheiracanthium inclusum - male Habitus, anterodorsal (face) view - Cheiracanthium inclusum - male Barely visible spider - Cheiracanthium Small Spider Spider - Cheiracanthium
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
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