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On a collection of jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) from the Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary, India

Ashraf ASIMA, John T.D. CALEB & Gopal PRASAD

en European Journal of Taxonomy 932 (252) - Pages 252-270

Published on 10 May 2024

Two new species, Habrocestum sahyadri sp. nov., and Irura shendurney sp. nov. are described from the Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary, Kerala. The unknown female of Habrocestum kerala Asima, Caleb, Babu & Prasad, 2022 is described and three other species: Gelotia lanka Wijesinghe, 1991, Phintella accentifera (Simon, 1901) and Vailimia jharbari Basumatary, Caleb & Das, 2020 are recorded from the locality. Detailed descriptions, diagnosis and illustrations of the species are provided.


Keywords:

Distribution, new species, taxonomy, Western Ghats, Kerala

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