Obatala armata

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Obatala is a genus of African tangled nest spiders containing the single species, Obatala armata. It was first described by Pekka T. Lehtinen in 1967,[2] and has only been found in South Africa.[1]

Obatala armata
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Amaurobiidae
Genus: Obatala
O. armata
Binomial name
Obatala armata
Lehtinen, 1967[1]


  1. ^ a b "Gen. Obatala Lehtinen, 1967". World Spider Catalog. Natural History Museum Bern. Retrieved 2019-05-08.
  2. ^ Lehtinen, P. T. (1967). "Classification of the cribellate spiders and some allied families, with notes on the evolution of the suborder Araneomorpha". Annales Zoologici Fennici. 4: 199–468.