Eleven new species of theridiosomatid spiders from southern China (Araneae, Theridiosomatidae)

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Two new genera of the spider family Theridiosomatidae, Alariagen.n. with the type species Alaria chengguanensissp. n., Mengluniagen.n. with the type species Menglunia inaffectasp. n., are described from Guizhou and Yunnan, China. Nine more new species from Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan and Yunnan Provinces of southern China are described: Baalzebub rastrariussp. n.,Baalzebub youyiensissp. n., Karstia nitidasp. n., Karstia prolatasp. n.,Ogulnius hapalussp. n., Theridiosoma plumariasp. n., Theridiosoma triumphalissp. n., Theridiosoma vimineumsp. n., Zoma fasciasp. n. The type specimens are deposited in the Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing.




Zhao, Q., & Li, S. (2012). Eleven new species of theridiosomatid spiders from southern China (Araneae, Theridiosomatidae). ZooKeys, 255, 1–48. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.255.3272

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