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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Salticidae
Genus: Tauala
Wanless, 1988[1]
Type species
T. lepidus
Wanless, 1988

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Tauala is a genus of jumping spiders that was first described by F. R. Wanless in 1988.[2] The name "Tauala" is an arbitrary combination of letters.[2]


As of August 2019 it contains thirteen species, found only in Taiwan and Queensland:[1]


  1. ^ a b "Gen. Tauala Wanless, 1988". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2019. doi:10.24436/2. Retrieved 2019-09-26.
  2. ^ a b Wanless, F. R. (1988). "A revision of the spider group Astieae (Araneae: Salticidae) in the Australian region". New Zealand Journal of Zoology. 15: 81–172.