Sicariidae


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Sicariidae

(si″kar″ī′ĭ-dē) [ Sicarius, a genus name + -idae]
A family of poisonous spiders that includes the brown recluse (Loxosceles reclusa) and other Loxosceles species.
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Of the potential new species, five were classified in Lycosidae, three in Araneidae, two in Salticidae, two in Thomisidae, and one each in Diguetidae, Sicariidae, and Scytodidae.
During the course of the study, spiders in the families Gnaphosidae (ground spiders), Sicariidae (recluse spiders), Oecobiidae, Pholcidae (daddy-longleg spiders) and Scytodidae were collected exclusively in pitfall traps.
Spiders belonging to Gnaphosidae, Sicariidae, Oecobiidae, Pholcidae and Scytodidae were obtained only in pitfall traps.
The genus was originally placed in the family Sicariidae by Simon and has bounced around to the Scytodidae and Loxoscelidae.
There are only a few studies in spiders that characterize banding patterns of chromosomes; the distribution of C heterochromatin is known in eleven Sparassidae, eight Araneidae, five Lycosidae, four Tetragnathidae, two Nephilidae, two Sicariidae, one Scytodidae, and one Salticidae species, and G-banding was performed only in Lycosa thorelli (Keyserling 1877) (Lycosidae) and P.
In the other 11 haplogyne families, specifically Diguetidae, Drymusidae, Dysderidae, Filistatidae, Leptonetidae, Ochyroceratidae, Plectreuridae, Scytodidae, Segestriidae, Sicariidae, and Tetrablemmidae, from which 28 species have been cytogenetically characterized (Hackman 1948; Suzuki 1954; Becak & Becak 1960; Diaz & Saez 1966a, 1966b; Benavente & Wettstein 1980; Silva 1988; Tugmon et al.
Others" include Dysderidae, Hahniidae, Liocranidae, Miturgidae, Nesticidae, Oecobiidae, Oonopidae, Scytodidae, Sicariidae, Sparassidae, Theridiosomatidae, Uloboridae, and Zorapsidae.