Taxonomic study of the genus Myrmarachne of Borneo (Araneae: Salticidae)

Yamasaki, T, and Abd. Hamid Ahmad, (2013) Taxonomic study of the genus Myrmarachne of Borneo (Araneae: Salticidae). Zootaxa, 37 (6). pp. 501-556. ISSN 1175-5326

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Abstract

Twenty-two species of the genus Myrmarachne are reported from Borneo in the present study. Among those, eight are new to science, M. acromegalis sp. nov., M. alticephalon sp. nov., M. brevichelicera sp. nov., M. crassembolus sp. nov., M. cyrtodens sp. nov., M. endoi sp. nov., M. lambirensis sp. nov. and M. sabahna sp. nov. The following synonymies are proposed: Myrmarachne topali Zabka, 1985 syn. nov. as a junior synonym of M. hanoii Zabka, 1985, M. gigantea Zabka, 1985 syn. nov. as a junior synonym of M. maxillosa (C. L. Koch, 1846). The females of M. assimilis Banks, 1930, M. biseratensis Badcock, 1918, M. gedongensis Badcock, 1918, M. markaha Barrion & Litsinger, 1995 and M. shelfordii Peckham & Peckham, 1907 are described for the first time

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ant-mimicking jumping spiders, new species, Southeast Asia
Subjects: Q Science > QL Zoology
Divisions: SCHOOL > Institute for Tropical Biology and Conservation
Depositing User: Noraini
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2018 06:59
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2018 07:22
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/18769

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