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Mamoea
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Desidae
Genus: Mamoea
Forster & Wilton, 1973
Type species
M. rufa
(Berland, 1931)
Species

19, see text

Mamoea is a genus of South Pacific intertidal spiders first described by Raymond Robert Forster & C. L. Wilton in 1973.

Species

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

  • Mamoea assimilis Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Mamoea bicolor (Bryant, 1935) – New Zealand
  • Mamoea cantuaria Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Mamoea cooki Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Mamoea florae Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Mamoea grandiosa Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Mamoea hesperis Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Mamoea hughsoni Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Mamoea inornata Forster & Wilson, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Mamoea mandibularis (Bryant, 1935) – New Zealand
  • Mamoea maorica Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Mamoea montana Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Mamoea monticola Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Mamoea otira Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Mamoea pilosa (Bryant, 1935) – New Zealand
  • Mamoea rakiura Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Mamoea rufa (Berland, 1931) – New Zealand (Campbell Is.)
  • Mamoea unica Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Mamoea westlandica Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
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