Agelenids of the World

Systematics and Taxonomy of Agelenidae, a Worldwide distributed Spider Family

Two new species of the genus Tegecoelotes (Araneae: Agelenidae) from Chubu and Chugoku Districts, Honshu, Japan

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2011
Authors:K. -ichi Okumura, Ono, H., Nishikawa, Y.
Journal:Acta Arachnologica
Date Published:2011
ISBN Number:0001-5202; 1880-7852
Keywords:Asia, Eurasia, Land zones, New taxa, Nomenclature, Palaearctic region, Systematics, Tegecoelotes chikunii, Tegecoelotes chikunii (Araneae): [Sp nov, Japan, P. 47]., Tegecoelotes hibaensis (Araneae): [Sp nov, Japan, P. 49]., Tegecoelotes hibaensis [Japan / / New species].

Two new species of the genus Tegecoelotes are described from Chubu and Chugoku Districts, Honshu, Japan, under the names, Tegecoelotes chikunii n. sp. and Tegecoelotes hibaensis n. sp., respectively. Tegecoelotes chikunii found in Nagano and Gifu Prefectures is characterized by having extremely elongated femur and patella, short and bifurcate conductor, and extended tegulum in the male palp. Tegecoelotes hibaensis is distributed in Hiroshima, Okayama, Tottori and Shimane Prefectures, and is characterized by having elongated patella of the male palp and linguiform epigynal teeth in the female genitalia.

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