Redescription of the type species of Diaphorocellus Simon, 1893 (Araneae, Palpimanidae, Chediminae)

Sergei L. Zonstein, Yuri M. Marusik, Mikhail M. Omelko

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Abstract

The type species of Diaphorocellus Simon, 1893, the South African D. biplagiatus Simon, 1893, is redescribed, and the male is described for the first time. The species is diagnosed and figured in detail, including the copulatory organs of both sexes, previously undescribed for any species of the genus. New distributional data of D. biplagiatus are provided.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)93-103
Number of pages11
JournalAfrican Invertebrates
Volume57
Issue number2Special Issue
DOIs
StatePublished - 31 Aug 2016

Keywords

  • Brush-footed spiders
  • Diaphorocellus biplagiatus
  • Endogyne
  • South Africa
  • Taxonomy

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics
  • Animal Science and Zoology
  • Insect Science
  • Palaeontology

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