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Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Hahniidae
Genus: Kapanga
Forster, 1970[1]
Type species
K. wiltoni
Forster, 1970

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Kapanga is a genus of South Pacific dwarf sheet spiders that was first described by Raymond Robert Forster in 1970.[3]



As of May 2019 it contains ten species:[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Gen. Kapanga Forster, 1970". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2019. doi:10.24436/2. Retrieved 2019-06-07.
  2. ^ Brignoli, P. M. (1986). "Spiders from Melanesia III. A new Alistra (Araneae, Hahniidae) from the Solomon Islands". Bollettino del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Verona. 11: 329.
  3. ^ Forster, R. R. (1970). "The spiders of New Zealand. Part III". Otago Museum Bulletin. 3: 1–184.