An update on the spider genus Caponina Simon(Araneae: Caponiidae) with descriptions of three new six-eyed species from Colombia

Alexander SÁNCHEZ-RUIZ, Leonel MARTÍNEZ & Alexandre B. BONALDO

en European Journal of Taxonomy 813 (87) - Pages 87-102

Published on 14 April 2022

Three new six-eyed species of the spider genus Caponina Simon, 1891 are described, photographed, diagnosed and illustrated: C. alejandroi sp. nov. (male and female) from the Boyacá Department, C. bochalema sp. nov. (male) from the Santander Department and C. huila sp. nov. (male) from the Huila Department. Also, a emended diagnosis for the genus, a distribution map and an identification key for all species of Caponina are provided.


Synspermiata, Caponiinae, taxonomy, Neotropical region

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