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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Onychophora
Class: Udeonychophora
Order: Euonychophora
Family: Peripatopsidae
Genus: Peripatoides
Pocock, 1894

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Peripatoides is a genus of velvet worms in the Peripatopsidae family.


The genus contains the following species:[1]

Peripatoides aurorbis Trewick, 1998, Peripatoides morgani Trewick, 1998, Peripatoides novaezealandiae (Hutton, 1876), and Peripatoides sympatrica Trewick, 1998 are considered nomina dubia by Oliveira et al., 2012.


  1. ^ Oliveira, I. S.; Read, V. M. S. J.; Mayer, G. (2012). "A world checklist of Onychophora (velvet worms), with notes on nomenclature and status of names". ZooKeys. 211: 1–70. doi:10.3897/zookeys.211.3463. PMC 3426840Freely accessible. PMID 22930648. Retrieved 16 July 2016.