Tree trapdoor spider Migas sp., copyright Simon Grove.

Belongs within: Avicularoidea.
Contains: Idiopoidea.

The Rastelloidina are a clade of mygalomorph spiders characterised by the presence of a rastellum, an array of spines at the ends of the chelicerae used in digging.

Synapomorphies (from Jocqué & Dippenaar-Schoeman 2007): Fovea closed and longitudinal; rastellum present; cheliceral fangs short, thick and diagonal; palpal coxa elongate; posterior legs with spines on dorsal surface.

    |--Cyrtaucheniidae JD-S07
    |    |  i. s.: Fufius BFSJ08
    |    |         Acontius JD-S07
    |    |         Ancylotrypa bicornuta Strand 1906 JD-S07, J98
    |    |--Aporoptychiinae JD-S07
    |    |--Cyrtauchenius Thorell 1869 [Cyrtaucheniinae] JD-S07
    |    `--Euctenizinae JD-S07
    `--Domiothelina JD-S07
         |--Idiopoidea JD-S07
         `--Migoidea JD-S07
              |--Actinopodidae [Actinopodinae] JD-S07
              |    |--Plesiolena Goloboff & Platnick 1987 JD-S07
              |    |--Actinopus Perty 1833 JD-S07
              |    |    |--A. algerianus Lucas 1846 E12
              |    |    `--A. robustus JD-S07
              |    `--Missulena Walckenaer 1805 JD-S07
              |         |--M. bradleyi Rainbow 1914 R14
              |         |--M. insigne (Cambridge 1877) B96
              |         `--M. occatoria B96
              `--Migidae JD-S07
                   |  i. s.: Goloboffia Griswold & Ledford 2001 JD-S07
                   |         Mallecomigas Goloboff & Platnick 1987 JD-S07
                   |         Micromesomma Pocock 1895 JD-S07
                   |         Moggridgea P.-Cambridge 1875 JD-S07
                   |         Poecilomigas Simon 1903 JD-S07
                   |         Thyropoeus Pocock 1895 JD-S07
                   |--Paramigas Pocock 1895 [Paramiginae] JD-S07
                   |--Calathotarsinae [Homogoneae] JD-S07
                   |    |--Calathotarsus Simon 1903 JD-S07
                   |    |--Heteromigas Hogg 1902 R14, JD-S07
                   |    `--Homogona Rainbow 1914 R14
                   |         `--*H. pulleinei Rainbow 1914 R14
                   `--Migas Koch 1873 [Miginae] JD-S07
                        |--M. cantuarius Wilton 1968 NS00
                        |--M. gatenbyi Wilton 1968 NS00
                        |--M. goyeni Wilton 1968 NS00
                        |--M. hesperus Wilton 1968 NS00
                        |--M. saxatilis FF99
                        `--M. secundus Wilton 1968 NS00

*Type species of generic name indicated


[BFSJ08] Bertani, R., C. S. Fukushima & P. I. da Silva Júnior. 2008. Mating behavior of Sickius longibulbi (Araneae, Theraphosidae, Ischnocolinae), a spider that lacks spermathecae. Journal of Arachnology 36 (2): 331–335.

[B96] Brunet, B. 1996. Spiderwatch: A Guide to Australian Spiders. Reed New Holland: Sydney.

[E12] Evenhuis, N. L. 2012. Publication and dating of the Exploration Scientifique de l'Algérie: Histoire Naturelle des Animaux Articulés (1846–1849) by Pierre Hippolyte Lucas. Zootaxa 3448: 1–61.

[FF99] Forster, R., & L. Forster. 1999. Spiders of New Zealand and their World-wide Kin. University of Otago Press: Dunedin (New Zealand).

[J98] Jäger, P. 1998. Das Typenmaterial der Spinnentiere (Arachnida: Acari, Amblypygi, Araneae, Opiliones, Pseudoscorpiones, Scorpiones, Uropygi) aus dem Museum Wiesbaden. Jahrbuecher des Nassauischen Vereins fuer Naturkunde 119: 81–91.

[JD-S07] Jocqué, R., & A. S. Dippenaar-Schoeman. 2007. Spider Families of the World. Royal Museum for Central Africa: Tervuren (Belgium).

[NS00] Nicholls, D. C., P. J. Sirvid, S. D. Pollard & M. Walker. 2000. A list of arachnid primary types held in Canterbury Museum. Records of the Canterbury Museum 14: 37–48.

[R14] Rainbow, W. J. 1914. Studies in Australian Araneidae, no. 6, the Terretelariae. Records of the Australian Museum 10 (8): 187–270.

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