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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: Agelenidae
Genus: Acutipetala
Species: A. donglini – A. octoginta

Acutipetala Dankittipakul & Zhang, 2008

Type species: Acutipetala octoginta Dankittipakul & Zhang, 2008

Dankittipakul, P. & Z. S. Zhang. 2008. Acutipetala gen. nov., a new genus of funnel-web spiders from northern Thailand (Araneae, Agelenidae). Zoological Science 25: 546–553.
Platnick, N. I. 2009. The World Spider Catalog, version 9.5. American Museum of Natural History. [1]
Acutipetala is a genus of funnel web spiders native to the evergreen forests of northern Thailand. It includes only two species: A. donglini and A. octoginta.[1] They are medium-sized spiders, and can be distinguished by the distinctive appearance of several genital structures, including the embolus and the median apophysis of the male pedipalp.[2] Spiders of this genus are 6.7 millimetres (0.26 in) to 8.8 millimetres (0.35 in) long. The eyes are in two rows, both of which are strongly curved forward. The name is a combination of the Latin "acutus", which means "sharp", and the Greek "petalon", which means "leaf" in reference to the sharp, petal shape of the medial apophysis of the male pedipalp.[2]


"Gen. Acutipetala Dankittipakul & Zhang, 2008". World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern. Retrieved 2019-03-27.
Dankittipakul, P.; Zhang, Z.S. (2008). "Acutipetala gen. nov., a new genus of funnel-web spiders from northern Thailand (Araneae, Agelenidae)". Zoological Science. 25: 546–553. doi:10.2108/zsj.25.546.


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