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Genus Aliatypus

Aliatypus californicus - female Aliatypus californicus - female Aliatypus gulosus - female Mygalomorph spider - Aliatypus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Mygalomorphae (Mygalomorphs)
Family Antrodiaetidae (Folding-door Spiders)
Genus Aliatypus
14 described species in genus
California, southern Nevada, Arizona
Print References
Coyle, F. A. (1971). Systematics and natural history of the mygalomorph spider genus Antrodiaetus and related genera (Araneae: Antrodiaetidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College 141: 269-402.
Coyle, F. A. (1974). Systematics of the trapdoor spider genus Aliatypus (Araneae: Antrodiaetidae). Psyche, Cambridge 81: 431-500. (online PDF)
Coyle, F.A. and W.R. Icenogle. 1994. Natural history of the California trapdoor spider genus Aliatypus (Araneae, Antrodiaetidae). Journal of Arachnology 22:225-255. (online PDF)
Satler J, J Starrett, C Hayashi, M Hedin. 2011. Inferring species trees from gene trees in a radiation of California trapdoor spiders (Araneae, Antrodiaetidae, Aliatypus). PLoS ONE 6(9): e25355. (online PDF)
Satler, J. D., Carstens, B. C. & Hedin, M. (2013). Multilocus species delimitation in a complex of morphologically conserved trapdoor spiders (Mygalomorphae, Antrodiaetidae, Aliatypus). Systematic Biology 62: 805-823.