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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Linyphiidae
Genus: Australophantes
Tanasevitch, 2012[1]
A. laetesiformis
Binomial name
Australophantes laetesiformis
(Wunderlich, 1976)

Australophantes is a monotypic genus of dwarf spiders containing the single species, Australophantes laetesiformis. It was first described by A. V. Tanasevitch & K. Stenchly in 2012,[2] and has only been found in Australia and on Sulawesi.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Gen. Australophantes Tanasevitch, 2012". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2019. doi:10.24436/2. Retrieved 2019-06-13.
  2. ^ Tanasevitch, A. V.; Stenchly, K. (2012). "On linyphiid spiders from Sulawesi, Indonesia (Arachnida, Araneae)". Revue Suisse de Zoologie. 119: 169–180.