Liphistius batuensis

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Taxonavigation: Mesothelae 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Ordo: Araneae
Subordo: Mesothelae

Familia: Liphistiidae
Subfamilia: Liphistiinae
Genus: Liphistius
Species:Liphistius batuensis


Liphistius batuensis Abraham, 1923

Type locality: Batu Caves, Selangor, West Malaysia.

Syntypes: BMNH. male ♂ and female ♀.


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  • The World Spider Catalog, V7.0