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Taxonomic notes on Cybaeus vignai Brignoli, 1977 (Araneae, Cybaeidae) and Dysdera cribrata Simon, 1882 (Araneae, Dysderidae) from the Italian Maritime Alps

Marco ISAIA & Alberto CHIARLE

en Zoosystema 37 (1) - Pages 45-56

Published on 27 March 2015

Based on the examination of material stored in museum collections (including type material) and fresh material collected in the Maritime Alps, partly obtained in the framework of a European All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory, we describe the male of Cybaeus vignai Brignoli, 1977 and briefly revise the western Alpine species of Cybaeus L. Koch, 1868. We also provide new information about Dysdera cribrata Simon, 1882 (Araneae Clerck, 1757; Dysderidae C. L. Koch, 1837), a rare, poorly illustrated species of woodlice spider, apparently endemic to the Western Alps and here recorded for the first time in Italy.

Keywords :

Taxonomy, spiders, endemic fauna, All Taxa Biodiversity Inventory (ATBI).

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