Journal of Entomology and Zoology Studies

 

Volume 2, Issue 5

Description of some interesting jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from South India

Author(s): T. D. John Caleb and Manu Thomas Mathai

Abstract: Five species of jumping spiders are being described from South India. Among these, Viciria diatreta Simon, 1902 has been reported after a span of 112 years from its first description, two species  Phintella volupe (Karsch, 1879) and Thyene bivittata Xie & Peng, 1995 are new records in India, and two new species namely Chrysilla jesudasi sp. nov. and Stenaelurillus sarojinae sp. nov. are being described and illustrated.

This artilce has been updated on the World Spider Catalog at following web page:
 http://wsc.nmbe.ch/refincluded/12736.

Following LSID were given to the new species: 

  1. Chrysilla jesudasi LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:047200]
  2. Stenaelurillus sarojinae LSID: [urn:lsid:nmbe.ch:spidersp:047201]

 

Fig: Chrysilla jesudasi sp. nov. 1. Dorsal view of male, 2. Lateral view, 3. Frontal view, 4. Dorsal view of Female, 5. Lateral View, 6. Front

Fig: Chrysilla jesudasi sp. nov. 1. Dorsal view of male, 2. Lateral view, 3. Frontal view, 4. Dorsal view of Female, 5. Lateral View, 6. Front

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