Aptostichus fisheri

Aptostichus fisheri


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 fisheri


  • Aptostichus fisheri Bond, 2012: figs. 316–322 map 33
Holotype: CAS AP399, ♂.
Type locality: California, Kern County, north Red Rock Canyon, 35.39752, -117.99797, 865m, coll. 30.ix-3.x.2003.
Etymology: The specific epithet is a patronym in honor of Robert N. Fisher of the United States Geological Survey San Diego Field Station. Specimens collected through projects directed by Dr. Fisher have greatly enhanced our knowledge of Aptostichus species distributions.


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Vernacular namesEdit

English: Fisher’s Red Rock Trapdoor Spider