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Genus Piratula

spider - Piratula - female Epigynum, ventral view (BG:608560) - Piratula - female Epigynum, ventral view (BG:608560) - Piratula - female Piratula cantralli - Piratula insularis - male Piratula cantralli (palpe) - Piratula insularis - male Pirata cantralli (front leg) - Piratula insularis - male Piratula canadensis--voucher image - Piratula canadensis - male Piratula minuta--voucher image - Piratula minuta - female
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Araneae (Spiders)
Infraorder Araneomorphae (True Spiders)
No Taxon (Entelegynes )
Family Lycosidae (Wolf Spiders)
Genus Piratula
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Species were previously included in genus Pirata.
"Piratula Roewer, 1960 removed from the synonymy of Pirata Sundevall, 1833 by Omelko, Marusik & Koponen, 2011: 213, contra Dondale & Redner, 1981b: 107."(1)
Explanation of Names
Author of the genus: Roewer. Year first published: 1960.
Numbers
5 species in BugGuide's range.
Range
[all moved from Pirata in 2011]

Exact distribution within these countries will be added when time allows.

P. canadensis - Canada
P. cantralli - USA, Canada
P. gigantea - USA
P. insularis - Holarctic
P. minuta - North America