Agelenids of the World

Systematics and Taxonomy of Agelenidae, a Worldwide distributed Spider Family

A further study on the species of the spider family Agelenidae from China (Arachnida: Araneae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2008
Authors:X. Zhang, Li, S., Xu, X.
Journal:Revue Suisse de Zoologie
Date Published:2008
ISBN Number:0035-418X
Keywords:97]., Agelena otiforma - Wang 1991 (Araneae): [Referred to, Ageleradix, p., Agelena poliosata - Wang 1991 (Araneae): [Syn nov, Agelena, Agelena, p. 97]., Agelenidae (Araneae): [New record]., Agelenidae [China / / Systematics & distribution, Ageleradix otiforma - (Wang 1991) (Araneae): [Comb nov, Transferred from, Ageleradix schwendingeri (Araneae): [Sp nov, Xizang, P. 99]., Ageleradix schwendingeri [Sichuan / / New species] [Xizang / / ]., Ageleradix sternseptum, Ageleradix sternseptum (Araneae): [Sp nov, Yunnan, P. 101]., Ageleradix zhishengi (Araneae): [Sp nov, Yunnan, P. 103]., Ageleradix zhishengi [Yunnan / / New species]., Asia, Benoitia agraulosa (Araneae): [New record]., Benoitia agraulosa [Xinjiang Uygur / / New record]., China, Combination, Eurasia, including new, Land zones, micropunctulata Wang 1992, p. 96]., New taxa, Nomenclature, Palaearctic region, record]., Synonymy, Systematics, Taxonomic position, Taxonomy

Six agelenid spider species belonging to the genera Agelena, Ageleradix and Benoitia occurring in China are diagnosed, described and illustrated. The name Agelena micropunctala Wang, 1992 is placed in the synonymy of Agelena poliosata Wang, 199 1; Agelena otiforma Wang, 1991 is transferred to the genus Ageleradix; Benoitia agraulosa (Wang & Wang, 1990) is newly reported from Xinjiang Province of China. Three new species are described: Ageleradix schwendingeri sp. n., Ageleradix sternseptum sp. n. and Ageleradix zhishengi sp. n.

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