Agelenids of the World

Systematics and Taxonomy of Agelenidae, a Worldwide distributed Spider Family

A new species of Rualena (Araneae, Agelenidae) from Chiapas, Mexico

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2008
Authors:M. A. Garcia-Villafuerte
Journal:Revista Iberica de Aracnologia
Date Published:2008
ISBN Number:1576-9518
Keywords:America, Land zones, Nearctic region, New taxa, Nomenclature, North, Rualena shlomitae (Araneae): [Sp nov, Mexico, P. 8]., Rualena shlomitae [Mexico / / New species]., Systematics

Rualena shlomitae sp. n. is described; this is the second record of the genus in Chiapas, Mexico. This species differs from known congeners by having 2-3 'denticles' between the two processes on the retrolateral tibial apophysis of the male palp and the apex of conductor pointing forward. The female epigynal atrium is partially subdivided, differing from those of R. cockerelli by having a central triangular depression, and from R. pasquinii by having posterolateral spurs.

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