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Genus Talanites

What family does this spider belong to? - Talanites echinus - male What family does this spider belong to? - Talanites echinus - male What family does this spider belong to? - Talanites echinus - male Is this a Clubionidae? - Talanites exlineae - female What Gnaphosid is this? - Talanites echinus - female Talanites exlineae? - Talanites exlineae - male Talanites exlineae? - Talanites exlineae - male Spider from oak leaf litter (2) - Talanites
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynae)
Family Gnaphosidae (Ground Spiders)
Genus Talanites
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rachodrassus
Numbers
15 species with 5 in our area.

T. captiosus - southern TX and northeastern Mexico (1)
T. echinus - southeastern United States; AL, AR, KY, MS, TN, VA, WV(1)
T. exlineae - southeastern United States; AK, FL, GA, LA, MS, MO, OK, TX(1)
T. moodyae - CA(2)
T. ubicki - CA(2)
Works Cited
1.A revision of the spider genera Rachodrassus, Sosticus, and Scopodes (Araneae, Gnaphosidae) in North America
Norman Platnick & Mohammad Shadab. 1976. American Museum Novitates 2594: 1-33.
2.On Eurasian and American Talanites (Araneae, Gnaphosidae).
Platnick, N. I. & Ovtsharenko, V. I. 1991. Journal of Arachnology 19: 115-121.