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Five new species of Meta Koch, 1836 (Araneae: Tetragnathidae) from Gaoligong Mountains, China

Luyu WANG, Guchun ZHOU, Muhammad IRFAN, Sufang YANG & Xianjin PENG

en European Journal of Taxonomy 2020 (624) - Pages 1-25

Published on 08 April 2020

Five new species of the genus Meta C.L. Koch, 1836 from the Gongligong Mountains, Yunnan are described: Meta hamata sp. nov. (♂♀), M. longlingensis sp. nov. (♂), M. tangi sp. nov. (♂♀), M. yani sp. nov. (♂♀) and M. yinae sp. nov. (♂♀). Detailed descriptions of somatic features and genitalic characters, photos of the body and genital organs, line drawings of the copulatory organs and distribution maps are provided.


Keywords :

Description, illustration, taxonomy, Yunnan

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