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Hadronyche
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Hadronyche modesta
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Mygalomorphae
Family: Atracidae
Genus: Hadronyche
L. Koch, 1873
Type species
H. cerberea
L. Koch, 1873
Species

31, see text

Synonyms
  • Anepsiada Rainbow & Pulleine, 1918
  • Pseudatrax Rainbow, 1914
  • Styphlopis Rainbow, 1913

Hadronyche is a genus of venomous Australian funnel-web spiders that was first described by L. Koch in 1873. Originally placed with the curtain web spiders, it was moved to the Hexathelidae in 1980, then to the Australian funnel-web spiders in 2018.

While Australian funnel-web spider envenomation is medically significant, there have been no recorded human fatalities as a result since the introduction of antivenom in 1980.

Species

As of May 2019 it contains 31 species, all from Australia:

  • Hadronyche adelaidensis (Gray, 1984) – Australia (South Australia)
  • Hadronyche alpina Gray, 2010 – Australia (New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory)
  • Hadronyche annachristiae Gray, 2010 – Australia (New South Wales)
  • Hadronyche anzses Raven, 2000 – Australia (Queensland)
  • Hadronyche cerberea L. Koch, 1873 (type) – Australia (New South Wales)
  • Hadronyche emmalizae Gray, 2010 – Australia (New South Wales)
  • Hadronyche eyrei (Gray, 1984) – Australia (South Australia)
  • Hadronyche flindersi (Gray, 1984) – Australia (South Australia)
  • Hadronyche formidabilis (Rainbow, 1914) – Australia (Queensland, New South Wales)
  • Hadronyche infensa (Hickman, 1964) – Australia (Queensland, New South Wales)
  • Hadronyche jensenae Gray, 2010 – Australia (Victoria)
  • Hadronyche kaputarensis Gray, 2010 – Australia (New South Wales)
  • Hadronyche lamingtonensis Gray, 2010 – Australia (Queensland)
  • Hadronyche levittgreggae Gray, 2010 – Australia (New South Wales)
  • Hadronyche lynabrae Gray, 2010 – Australia (New South Wales)
  • Hadronyche macquariensis Gray, 2010 – Australia (New South Wales)
  • Hadronyche marracoonda Gray, 2010 – Australia (New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory)
  • Hadronyche mascordi Gray, 2010 – Australia (New South Wales)
  • Hadronyche meridiana Hogg, 1902 – Australia (New South Wales, Victoria)
  • Hadronyche modesta (Simon, 1891) – Australia (Victoria)
  • Hadronyche monaro Gray, 2010 – Australia (New South Wales)
  • Hadronyche monteithi Gray, 2010 – Australia (Queensland)
  • Hadronyche nimoola Gray, 2010 – Australia (New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory)
  • Hadronyche orana Gray, 2010 – Australia (New South Wales)
  • Hadronyche pulvinator (Hickman, 1927) – Australia (Tasmania)
  • Hadronyche raveni Gray, 2010 – Australia (Queensland)
  • Hadronyche tambo Gray, 2010 – Australia (Victoria)
  • Hadronyche valida (Rainbow & Pulleine, 1918) – Australia (Queensland, New South Wales)
  • Hadronyche venenata (Hickman, 1927) – Australia (Tasmania)
  • Hadronyche versuta (Rainbow, 1914) – Australia (New South Wales)
  • Hadronyche walkeri Gray, 2010 – Australia (New South Wales)
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