Yuelushannus gen. nov. (Araneae, Linyphiidae) from China

Muhammad Irfan, Gu-chun Zhou, Shahida Bashir, Muhammad Khalid Mukhtar, Xian-jin Peng


The new erigoninae genus Yuelushannus gen. nov. with two new species, Y. alatus sp. nov. (♂♀) and Y. barbatus sp. nov. (♂♀), are described from Hunan and Hubei Provinces. Detailed descriptions of somatic features and genitalic characters, photos of the habitus and copulatory organs, line drawings of copulatory organs and a distribution map are provided.


Erigoninae; morphology; sheet web spiders; taxonomy; Yuelu Mountain

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2020.642


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