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Published: 2023-10-06
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Taxonomic notes on the nursery-web spider genus Dendrolycosa Doleschall, 1859 (Araneae: Pisauridae) from India, with the description of a new species

Zoological Survey of India; Prani Vigyan Bhawan; M-Block; New Alipore; Kolkata – 700053; West Bengal; India
Zoological Survey of India; Prani Vigyan Bhawan; M-Block; New Alipore; Kolkata – 700053; West Bengal; India
Senckenberg Research Institute; Mertonstraße 17–21; 60325 Frankfurt am Main; Germany
Araneae taxonomy new species type material Karnataka Western Ghats

Abstract

A new species of the nursery-web spider genus Dendrolycosa Doleschall, 1859, D. sahyadriensis spec. nov. (♀) is described from the Mookambika Wildlife Sanctuary, Karnataka, India. Detailed morphological descriptions, diagnoses and illustrations of the copulatory organs of both sexes are provided. The status of the Dendrolycosa species in India is also given, along with a distribution map.

 

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