Eswatini's Biodiversity Explorer

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