Hersilia asiatica Song & Zheng 1982,

Jäger, Peter, 2007, Spiders from Laos with descriptions of new species (Arachnida: Araneae), Acta Arachnologica 56 (1), pp. 29-58: 34

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.2476/asjaa.56.29

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/D27487BF-FF87-3B01-FAC2-3CC57D44F4D2

treatment provided by

Jeremy

scientific name

Hersilia asiatica Song & Zheng 1982
status

 

Hersilia asiatica Song & Zheng 1982 

Fig. 6View Figs. 6 - 7

Material examined. 3 females ( SMF 56414), L7, by night, tree trunk, by hand, 10.111.2006GoogleMaps  . 1 male, 1 female ( SMF 56398), L13, tree trunk, by hand, 5.III.2006GoogleMaps  . 1 male ( SMF 40629), L28, H. Steiner leg. (041/03-3), 20.11.2003, S. Foord det. 2005GoogleMaps  .

So far, the species was known from Thailand, Taiwan and China. The present specimens represent the first records of this species for Laos. The habitus is shown in photographs for the first time ( Fig. 6View Figs. 6 - 7). Spiders were caught from larger tree trunks (That Se, Tham Pathok) and from cave walls in the entrance area (Tham Kamouk).

SMF

Germany, Frankfurt-am-Main, Forschungsinstitut und Naturmuseum Senckenberg

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Hersiliidae

Genus

Hersilia