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Published: 2022-11-02
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Three new spider species of Araneus Clerck, 1757 (Araneae, Araneidae) from the Gaoligong Mountains of Yunnan, China

College of Life Sciences, Hunan Normal University, Changsha, Hunan 410081, China.
College of Life Sciences, Hunan Normal University, Changsha, Hunan 410081, China.
College of Biological, Agricultural and Forest Engineering, Tongren University, Tongren, Guizhou 554300, China.
College of Life Sciences, Hunan Normal University, Changsha, Hunan 410081, China.
Araneae Araneinae morphology orb-weaving spiders taxonomy

Abstract

Both sexes of three new species of the spider genus Araneus Clerck, 1757 are described and named as: A. breviscapus n. sp., A. floriformis n. sp. and A. pianmaensis n. sp. from the Yunnan province. Detailed descriptions, photos of somatic features and copulatory organs, as well as the map of collection localities are provided.

 

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