|Novalena bola sp. nov., N. mayae sp. nov., |
N. padillai sp. nov., & N. zootaxa sp. nov. .
Campuzano, Montaño-Moreno & Ibarra-Núñez, 2020
Four new species of the spider genus Novalena Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942 are described: Novalena bola sp. nov., N. mayae sp. nov., N. padillai sp. nov., and N. zootaxa sp. nov. All species were collected in montane forests in Chiapas, Mexico, and three of them occur in sympatry across their distribution range.
Keywords: Araneae, Chiapas, Biosphere Reserves, taxonomy, tropical montane cloud forest
Emmanuel F. Campuzano, Héctor Montaño-Moreno and Guillermo Ibarra-Núñez. 2020. Four New Species of the Genus Novalena Chamberlin & Ivie, 1942 (Araneae: Agelenidae) from southeastern Mexican Montane Forests and First Record of Ocular Anomaly in the Genus. Zootaxa. 4845(4); 565–575. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4845.4.6