Agelenids of the World

Systematics and Taxonomy of Agelenidae, a Worldwide distributed Spider Family

A new genus of spider (Agelenidae) from California exhibiting a third type of leg autospasy

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1981
Authors:V. D. Roth
Journal:Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History
Date Published:1981
ISBN Number:0003-0090
Keywords:[Autotomy / / ]., 101]., 102]., Agelenidae, Agelenidae (Araneae): [Key to genera, Extended to include new genus, p., Agonistic, Behaviour, Immunology and repair mechanisms, Key, Land zones, Linyphiidae (Araneae)., Linyphiidae [Defensive behaviour / / Autospasy mechanisms], Nearctic, New taxa, New taxa]., Nomenclature, North America, region, Systematics, Taxonomy, USA, Willisus (Araneae): [Gen nov, Of Agelenidae, type genus W. gertschi, p., Willisus [California / / San Bernardine County, Willisus gertschi (Araneae): [Sp nov, California, P. 103, fig'd].

A new genus (WILLISUS ) is described for a new species (W. gertschi ) related to Calymmaria and exhibiting a dorsal cleavage plane on the leg patellae.

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Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith