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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: Opisthothelae
Infraordo: Araneomorphae
Taxon: Neocribellatae
Series: Entelegynae
Superfamilia: Agelenoidea

Familia: Amphinectidae
Genus: Dunstanoides
Synonyms (1): Dunstania

Species (9): D. angustiae – D. hesperis – D. hinawa – D. hova – D. kochi – D. mira – D. montana – D. nuntia – D. salmoni

Dunstanoides Forster & Wilton, 1989 [new replacement name for Dunstania Forster & Wilton, 1973]
Gender: [feminine]
Type species: Dunstania hesperis Forster & Wilton, 1973
Fixation: objective

Primary references

Forster, R.R.; Wilton, C.L. 1989:


BHL bibliography
Catalogue of Life: 2021 Annual Checklist
Dunstanoides – Taxon details on Encyclopedia of Life (EOL).
Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Dunstanoides.

Dunstanoides is a genus of South Pacific intertidal spiders first described by Norman I. Platnick in 1989.[2]

As of April 2019 it contains nine species, all found in New Zealand:[1]

Dunstanoides angustiae (Marples, 1959) – New Zealand
Dunstanoides hesperis (Forster & Wilton, 1973) – New Zealand
Dunstanoides hinawa (Forster & Wilton, 1973) – New Zealand
Dunstanoides hova (Forster & Wilton, 1973) – New Zealand
Dunstanoides kochi (Forster & Wilton, 1973) – New Zealand
Dunstanoides mira (Forster & Wilton, 1973) – New Zealand
Dunstanoides montana (Forster & Wilton, 1973) – New Zealand
Dunstanoides nuntia (Marples, 1959) – New Zealand
Dunstanoides salmoni (Forster & Wilton, 1973) – New Zealand


"Gen. Dunstanoides Forster & Wilton, 1989". World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern. Retrieved 2019-05-08.
Platnick, N. I. (1989). Advances in Spider Taxonomy 1981-1987: A Supplement to Brignoli's A Catalogue of the Araneae described between 1940 and 1981.


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