Cambridgea decorata

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Cambridgea elegans
Cambridgea decorata AMNZ5002 dorsal.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Family: Stiphidiidae
Genus: Cambridgea
Species: C. decorata
Binomial name
Cambridgea decorata
Blest & Vink, 2000

Cambridgea decorata is a species of spider in the genus Cambridgea found only in New Zealand.[1] It is classified as "data deficient" under the New Zealand Threat Classification System.[2] The only published records are of specimens collected in the 1940s from Parnell (male holotype), and Waiheke Island (females).[1] Both localities are in or near Auckland City.


  1. ^ a b Blest, A.D.; Vink, C.J. 2000: New Zealand spiders: Stiphidiidae. Records of the Canterbury Museum, 13(supplement)
  2. ^ Sirvid, P.J. et al. 2012: The conservation status of New Zealand Araneae. New Zealand entomologist, 35(2): 85-90. doi:10.1080/00779962.2012.686310 [see Appendix 1]