ESWATINI NATIONAL TRUST COMMISSION

Conserving Eswatini's Natural and Cultural Heritage
Eswatini National Trust Commission
Fauna - Vertebrates

Scorpions

Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Arachnida, Order: Scorpiones, Families:

3 families, 11 species

Buthidae

Fat-tailed scorpions

5 species

Hormuridae

Flat scorpions

5 species

Scorpionidae

Burrowing scorpions

1 species

Ticks

Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Arachnida, Order: Ixodida, Families:

Currently only two species illustrated, many more expected to occur in Swaziland

Ixodidae

Ticks

Mites

Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Arachnida, Order: Trombidiformes, Families:

Spiders

Phylum: Arthropoda, Class: Arachnida, Order: Araneae, Families:

Preliminary checklist includes 36 families and 184 species, with many more expected to occur.

Nemesiidae

Not yet illustrated.

1 species

Cyrtaucheniidae

Not yet illustrated.

Wafer trapdoor spiders

2 species

Theraphosidae

Tarantulas

8 species

Migidae

Not yet illustrated.

Tree trapdoor spiders

2 species

Caponiidae

Not yet illustrated.

1 species

Segestriidae

Not yet illustrated.

Tubeweb spiders

1 species

Pholcidae

Daddy long-legs spiders

3 species

Scytodidae

Spitting spiders

4 species

Eresidae

Not yet illustrated.

Velvet spiders

4 species

Oecobiidae

Not yet illustrated.

Disc web spiders

1 species

Hersiliidae

Not yet illustrated.

Tree trunk spiders

1 species

Mimetidae

Not yet illustrated.

Pirate spiders

1 species

Palpimanidae

Not yet illustrated.

Palp-footed spiders

2 species

Uloboridae

Not yet illustrated.

Hackled orb-weaver

3 species

Araneidae Araneinae

Hairy field spiders

30 species

Araneidae Cyrtophorinae

Tent-web spiders

1 species

Araneidae Argiopinae

Garden orb-web spiders

6 species

Araneidae Gasteracanthinae

Kite spiders

8 species

Nephilidae

Large-jawed spiders

5 species

Tetragnathidae

Long jawed orb-weavers

6 species

Linyphiidae

Not yet illustrated.

Dwarf/money spiders

3 species

Theridiidae

Cobweb spiders

11 species

Phyxelididae

Not yet illustrated.

Lace web weavers

3 species

Zodariidae

Not yet illustrated.

Zodariid ground spiders

2 species

Sparassidae

Huntsman spiders

9 species

Corinnidae

Dark sac spiders

6 species

Philodromidae

Not yet illustrated.

Philodromid crab spiders

4 species

Salticidae

Jumping spiders

27 species

Selenopidae

Wall spiders

5 species

Thomisidae

Crab spiders

24 species

Gnaphosidae

Flat-bellied ground spiders

6 species

Agelenidae

Not yet illustrated.

Araneomorph funnel-web spiders

1 species

Amaurobiidae

Not yet illustrated.

Tangled nest spiders

2 species

Miturgidae

Not yet illustrated.

Long-legged sac spiders

3 species

Ctenidae

Not yet illustrated.

Tropical wolf spiders

3 species

Oxyopidae

Lynx spiders

9 species

Pisauridae

Nursery web spiders

11 species

Lycosidae

Wolf spiders

12 species

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