Phyxelididae

Belongs within: Neocribellatae. The Phyxelididae are a family of spiders found primarily in the Afrotropical region that construct tangled or sheet webs in damp, dark secluded places (Jocqué & Dippenaar-Schoeman 2007). Males have a modified first metatarsus bearing an apophysis and/or articulate spur used for grasping the female during mating. Lace web weavers Published 29… Continue reading Phyxelididae