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Austrarchaea griswoldi Eungella National Park A.jpg
A. griswoldi
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Archaeidae
Genus: Austrarchaea
Forster & Platnick, 1984[1]
Type species
A. nodosa
(Forster, 1956)

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Austrarchaea is a genus of Australian assassin spiders first described by Raymond Robert Forster & Norman I. Platnick in 1984.[2]


As of April 2019 it contains twenty-seven species:[1]


  1. ^ a b "Gen. Austrarchaea Forster & Platnick, 1984". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2019. doi:10.24436/2. Retrieved 2019-05-16.
  2. ^ Forster, R. R.; Platnick, N. I. (1984). "A review of the archaeid spiders and their relatives, with notes on the limits of the superfamily Palpimanoidea (Arachnida, Araneae)". Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History. 178: 1–106.