Aptostichus muiri

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Aptostichus muiri


Taxonavigation: Cyrtauchenioidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Ordo: Araneae
Subordo: Opisthothelae
Infraordo: Mygalomorphae
Superfamilia: Cyrtauchenioidea

Familia: Euctenizidae
Genus: Aptostichus
Species: Aptostichus muiri


  • Aptostichus muiri Bond, 2012: figs. 169–173 map 1
Holotype: CAS AP409, ♂.
Type locality: California, Mariposa County, 3.2km SE of Mariposa, 37.4668, -119.93845, 640m, coll. M. Bentzien 20.ix.1972.
Etymology: The specific epithet is a patronym in honor of John Muir, one of the first European explorers to visit Yosemite Valley, and to subsequently fight for its preservation.


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: The Yosemite Valley Trapdoor Spider