Two new Thiratoscirtus species from Gabon (Araneae, Salticidae, Thiratoscirtinae)

  • Michael Seiter Group of Arthropod Ecology and Behavior, Division of Plant Protection, Department of Crop Sciences, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Peter Jordan Straße 82, 1190 Vienna
  • Wanda Wesolowska Department of Biodiversity and Evolutionary Taxonomy, Wrocław University, Przybyszewskiego 63/77, 51-148 Wrocław
Keywords: arachnology, taxonomy, Afrotropical region


Two new species of jumping spiders, Thiratoscirtus oberleuthneri (♂) and Th. lamboji (♀), are described from Gabon, one of the least explored areas of the Afrotropics. Both species live in rainforest, at the forest floor. They are members of a very poorly known subfamily of salticids, the Thiratoscirtinae.


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How to Cite
Seiter, M., & Wesolowska, W. (2015). Two new Thiratoscirtus species from Gabon (Araneae, Salticidae, Thiratoscirtinae). European Journal of Taxonomy, (123).