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Cycloctenus sp. (female)


Taxonavigation: Araneomorphae 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Ordo: Araneae
Subordo: Opisthothelae
Infraordo: Araneomorphae

Familia: Cycloctenidae
Genera: Cycloctenus – Toxopsiella – ?Galliena – ?Plectophanes – ?Uzakia
[source: Forster & Blest (1979)]



  • Forster, R.R.; Blest, A.D. 1979: The spiders of New Zealand. Part V. Cycloctenidae, Gnaphosidae, Clubionidae, Linyphiidae-Mynogleninae. Otago Museum bulletin, (5)
  • Koçak, A.Ö.; Kemal, M. 2008: New synonyms and replacement names in the genus group taxa of Araneida. Centre for Entomological Studies miscellaneous papers, 139-140: 1–4. Internet Archive
  • Paquin, P.; Vink, C.J.; Dupérré, N. 2010: Spiders of New Zealand: annotated family key & species list. Manaaki Whenua Press, Lincoln, New Zealand. ISBN 9780478347050

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Scuttling Spiders