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

Michael Seiter, Wanda Wesolowska


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.


arachnology, taxonomy, Afrotropical region

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