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Amphinecta
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Desidae
Genus: Amphinecta
Simon, 1898
Type species
A. decemmaculata
Simon, 1898
Species

11, see text

Amphinecta is a genus of South Pacific intertidal spiders first described by Eugène Simon in 1898.

Species

As of April 2019 it contains eleven species, all found in New Zealand:

  • Amphinecta decemmaculata Simon, 1898 – New Zealand
  • Amphinecta dejecta Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Amphinecta luta Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Amphinecta mara Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Amphinecta milina Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Amphinecta mula Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Amphinecta pika Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Amphinecta pila Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Amphinecta puka Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Amphinecta tama Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Amphinecta tula Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
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