On the Afrotropical genus Holmelgonia (Araneae, Linyphiidae), with the description of three new species from the Albertine Rift

Benoît Nzigidahera, Rudy Jocqué


Three new species of Holmelgonia were found in the mountain forest of Kibira National Park in Burundi: H. afromontana sp. nov. (♂♀), H. bosnasutus sp. nov. (♂♀) and H. disconveniens sp. nov. (♂). A key to the males in the genus, now containing 17 species, is provided.


Afromontane forest; Burundi; Kibira National Park; identification key; species swarm

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2014.77


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