|Synagelides rosalindae |
Kanesharatnam & Benjamin, 2020
Synagelides Strand, 1906 is recorded for the first time in Sri Lanka. Four new species are described and illustrated: S. hortonensis sp. nov., S. lakmalii sp. nov., S. rosalindae sp. nov. and S. orlandoi sp. nov. A key to the four new species is given.
Keywords: Araneae, Arachnida, Biodiversity, ground spiders, leaf litter, threatened species
|Synagelides rosalindae sp. nov. male from Kodigala Summit.|
Nilani Kanesharatnam and Suresh P. Benjamin. 2020. First Record of Synagelides Strand, 1906 (Araneae: Salticidae) from Sri Lanka: Description of Four Endemic Species from Tropical Wet Forest of the Island. Zootaxa. 4790(1); 43–56. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4790.1.2
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