Anoteropsis

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Anoperopsis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Suborder: Araneomorphae
Family: Lycosidae
Genus: Anoteropsis
L.Koch, 1878

Anoteropsis is a genus of wolf spiders that is endemic to New Zealand.

Their body size ranges from 4.2 to 17.4 mm.

Distribution[edit]

Anoteropsis is known only from New Zealand including the Chatham Islands, Snares Islands and Auckland Islands. New Zealand has 27 species of wolf spiders in 6 genera. The genus Anoteropsis dominates the country with 20 species alone.

Species[edit]

Other Links
  • [1] Well researched paper on New Zealand Wolf spiders - Fauna of New Zealand, 2002.

Has a lot of technical information on the above species (see pages 19 – 33 for Anoteropsis). Cataloguing in publication VINK, C. J. (Cornelis Jacob) Lycosidae (Arachnida: Araneae) / C. J. Vink – Lincoln, Canterbury, N.Z. : Manaaki Whenua Press, 2002.(Fauna of New Zealand, ISSN 0111-5383 ; no. 44).ISBN 0-478-09347-0

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