Agelenids of the World

Systematics and Taxonomy of Agelenidae, a Worldwide distributed Spider Family

The genus Malthonica Simon, 1898 in the Iberian Peninsula (Araneae: Agelenidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2007
Authors:J. A. Barrientos, Cardoso P.
Date Published:2007
ISBN Number:1175-5326
Keywords:distribution] [Spain / / ]., Eurasia, Europe, Land zones, Malthonica, Malthonica - Simon 1898 (Araneae)., Malthonica lusitanica - Simon 1898 (Araneae)., Malthonica lusitanica [Portugal / / Systematic revision &, Malthonica oceanica (Araneae): [Sp nov, Portugal, P. 62]., Malthonica oceanica [Portugal / / New species]., New taxa, Nomenclature, Palaearctic region, Systematics

Until recently, Malthonica lusitanica Simon, 1898 was the only species of the genus to be known from the Iberian Peninsula. Due to intensive fieldwork made in Portugal, a new undescribed species was found, here described as Malthonica oceanica sp. n. This work provides a taxonomic revision of the genus Malthonica Simon, 1898 in the Iberian Peninsula (excluding the Balearic Islands) and gives a first account on the potential distribution and phenology of both species.

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