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Toxopsiella
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Cycloctenidae
Genus: Toxopsiella
Forster, 1964
Type species
T. lawrencei
Forster, 1964
Species

12, see text

Toxopsiella is a genus of South Pacific araneomorph spiders in the family Cycloctenidae, and was first described by Raymond Robert Forster in 1964.

Species

As of May 2019 it contains twelve species, all found in New Zealand:

  • Toxopsiella alpina Forster, 1964 – New Zealand
  • Toxopsiella australis Forster, 1964 – New Zealand
  • Toxopsiella centralis Forster, 1964 – New Zealand
  • Toxopsiella dugdalei Forster, 1964 – New Zealand
  • Toxopsiella horningi Forster, 1979 – New Zealand
  • Toxopsiella lawrencei Forster, 1964 (type) – New Zealand
  • Toxopsiella medialis Forster, 1964 – New Zealand
  • Toxopsiella minuta Forster, 1964 – New Zealand
  • Toxopsiella nelsonensis Forster, 1979 – New Zealand
  • Toxopsiella orientalis Forster, 1964 – New Zealand
  • Toxopsiella parrotti Forster, 1964 – New Zealand
  • Toxopsiella perplexa Forster, 1964 – New Zealand
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