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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Araneae
Infraorder: Araneomorphae
Family: Araneidae
Genus: Thorellina
Berg, 1899 [1]
Type species
T. acuminata
(Thorell, 1898)

Thorellina is a genus of southeast Asian orb-weaver spiders first described by C. Berg in 1899. [2] As of April 2019 it contains only two species from Myanmar and Papua New Guinea. [1]

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  1. 1 2 "Gen. Thorellina Berg, 1899". World Spider Catalog Version 20.0. Natural History Museum Bern. 2019. doi:10.24436/2 . Retrieved 2019-05-15.
  2. Berg, C. (1899). "Substitución de nombres genéricos". Comunicaciones del Museo Nacional de Buenos Aires. 1 (3): 77–80.