REDESCRIPTION AND NEW DATA ON THE DISTRIBUTION OF A POORLY KNOWN PIRATE SPIDER ERMETUS INOPINABILIS (ARANEI: MIMETIDAE)

Yuri M. Marusik, Alexander A. Fomichev, Seppo Koponen

Abstract


A poorly known species of pirate spider belonging to a monotypic genus, Ermetus inopinabilis Ponomarev, 2008, is redescribed in details based on types and other material. Digital photographs and SEM micrographs are provided to illustrate its specific features. The species and genus are reported for the first time from Altai and Tuva.

 


Keywords


Araneae; pirate spiders; Ukraine; Kazakhstan; Altai; Mongolia; Tuva; distributional records; illustrated redescription.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.15421/2016105

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