Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi - Araneae Collection
It is the second most diverse group within the Arachnida, having over 44 thousand species, 3924 genera and 112 families described (Platnick, 2014). However, estimates indicate that this diversity is even higher, ranging 80-170 thousand species. The spiders are distributed throughout the world and has won all environments except the air and the open sea. According to Coddington & Levi (1991), Araneae is currently one of the megadiverse orders whose taxonomic classification is best-understood. The taxonomic and phylogenetic knowledge Araneae has grown considerably over the past three decades.
Geographic coverage from Araneae collection.
Material with scientific and historical importance.
Specimens obtained from licensed collections, exchange, gift, legacy or purchase. The specimens are stored in the collection through a preservation type and its data are stored on the Specify (system for managing biodiversity data).
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