Three new species of the genus Mimetus Hentz, 1832 (Araneae: Mimetidae) from Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau of China

Jiahui Gan, Xiaoqi Mi, Muhammad Irfan, Xianjin Peng, Siyu Ran, Ying Zhan


Three new species of the genus Mimetus Hentz, 1832 are described and named as M. bucerus sp. nov. (♂), M. lingbaoshanensis sp. nov. (♂♀) and M. yinae sp. nov. (♂♀). Detailed morphological descriptions, photos of the body and copulatory organs, line drawings of copulatory organs, as well as the distribution maps are provided.


Arachnids; China; morphology; pirate spiders; taxonomy

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