The spider cytogenetic database

Current version: 7.0 (Jul 31, 2018)

Douglas Araujo, Marielle Cristina Schneider, Emygdio Paula-Neto and Doralice Maria Cella

Introduction of Database Families - Cytogenetics of spiders Bibliography Arthropoda cytogenetics group Scorpion database Pseudoscorpion database Harvestmen database Chromosomal analyses



Paratropididae Simon, 1889


Cited as = species name adopted by the researcher that performed the cytogenetic analysis; 2n = diploid number of males and in parenthesis, diploid number of females; n = haploid number;

3n = triploid number; 4n = tetraploid number; SCS = sex chromosome system; T = telocentric; A = acrocentric; St = subtelocentric; Sm = submetacentric; M = metacentric; H = holocentric;

S = supernumerary chromosome; (?) = dubious description; (*) = designation of the species name not recorded in the taxonomic database.

Valid name

Cited as



Chromosomal morphology

Collection site


Paratropis sp. ---- 115 X1X2X3X4X5X6X7 62M/Sm+46A/T+X1X2X3X4X5X6X7 Colombia Král et al., 2013
Paratropis sp. ---- 112 X1X2X3X4X5X6X7Y 105M/Sm/A/T+X1YM+X2X3X4X5X6X7 Mexico Král et al., 2013