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Published: 2017-12-04
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Cleaning old cabinets: revealing the taxonomy of Sri Lankan wolf spiders (Araneae, Udubidae and Zoropsidae)

Museu de Zoologia "Adão José Cardoso", Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas – UNICAMP, Rua Charles Darwin s/n, Bloco N, Cx Postal 6109, 13.083-863, Campinas, SP, Brazil.
Arachnology Lab, California Academy of Sciences, 55 Music Concourse Drive, San Francisco, CA 94118, USA.
Araneae Asia Sri Lanka Lycosoidea OC Clade new species


The fauna of Udubidae and Zoropsidae of Sri Lanka is reviewed, the families are diagnosed and a distribution map is provided. The udubid genus Campostichomma Karsch, 1892 is diagnosed and redescribed, C. manicatum Karsch, 1892 is redescribed, and we propose three new species, based on females: C. harasbedda sp. nov., C. mudduk sp. nov. and C. alawala sp. nov. The zoropsid genus Devendra Lehtinen, 1967 is diagnosed and redescribed, D. seriatus (Simon, 1898), D. pumilus (Simon, 1898) and D. pardalis (Simon, 1898), are redescribed, and two new species are proposed: D. saama sp. nov. and D. amaiti sp. nov.



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