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Muritaia
Muritaia longispinata Forster and Wilton, 1973 (AM AMNZ5061-1).jpg
Muritaia longispinata
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Amaurobiidae
Genus: Muritaia
Forster & Wilton, 1973
Type species
M. suba
Forster & Wilton, 1973
Species

5, see text

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

Species

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

  • Muritaia kaituna Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Muritaia longispinata Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Muritaia orientalis Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Muritaia parabusa Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
  • Muritaia suba Forster & Wilton, 1973 – New Zealand
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