Five new species of Meta Koch, 1836 (Araneae: Tetragnathidae) from Gaoligong Mountains, China

Luyu Wang, Guchun Zhou, Muhammad Irfan, Sufang Yang, Xianjin Peng


Five new species of the genus Meta C.L. Koch, 1836 from the Gongligong Mountains, Yunnan are described: Meta hamata sp. nov. (♂♀), M. longlingensis sp. nov. (♂), M. tangi sp. nov. (♂♀), M. yani sp. nov. (♂♀) and M. yinae sp. nov. (♂♀). Detailed descriptions of somatic features and genitalic characters, photos of the body and genital organs, line drawings of the copulatory organs and distribution maps are provided.



Description, illustration, taxonomy, Yunnan

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