Poltys noblei, Smith, 2006

Smith, H. M., 2006, A Revision of the Genus Poltys in Australasia (Araneae: Araneidae), Records of the Australian Museum 58, pp. 43-96: 82-84

publication ID

2201-4349

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/039787DF-FFA5-0614-56C1-FB49FD6DF81E

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Poltys noblei
status

n.sp.

Poltys noblei   n.sp.

Figs 7–8, 165–166, 173, 180–181,

193–197, 202, 214–217, 220–221.

Etymology. This species is named in honour of John Noble, who has collected many specimens for the Australian Museum collections, including Poltys   .

Type material. AUSTRALIA: NEW SOUTH WALES: HOLOTYPE ♀ KS 34412, Beecroft, Sydney, 33°45'S 151°04'E, 3 Aug. 1992, J. Noble. PARATYPES Ƌ KS 52216, Beecroft, Sydney, 33°45'S 151°04'E, Mar. 1998, J. Noble, matured late May 1998; ♀ (and non-type juveniles) KS 33957, Ƌ (and non-type juveniles) KS 72255, Broken Bay, 33°34'S 151°19'E, 10 Apr. 1966, Mascord Collection; Ƌ KS 55718, King’s H'way, 12 km W Batemans Bay, 700 m N along rd to Shallow Crossing, Tourist drive 3, 35°37'S 150°08'E, 30 Mar. 1999, HMS, beating dead Acacia decurrens   ?, as juvenile, matured 28 Apr. 1999; Ƌ KS 54368, Ku-ringgai Chase NP, Powerline Track, 33°40'21"S 151°08'09"E, 4 Jan. 1999, MRG & HMS, hanging on silk line from dead twig; ♀ KS 55708, as KS 54368, 29 Dec. 1998, MRG, at night in webs on living prickly Hakea   ; Ƌ NMV K-8895, Long Beach Rd, 1.4 km off Princes H'way on sidetrack to NE, 35°41'S 150°14'E, 30 Mar. 1999, HMS, beating dead Acacia decurrens   ?, as juvenile, matured 28 Apr. 99; ♀ KS 55685, Mystery Bay, Council bushland near beach, 36°18'S 150°07'E, 12 Jan. 1999, HMS, at night in dead twigs, laid eggsac, 15 Jan. 99; ♀ KS 53844, Royal National Park, Lady Carrington Drive, 34°08'50"S 151°01'45"E, 15 Oct. 1998, HMS, twigs at night; Ƌ KS 70368, Royal National Park, Sir Bertram Stevens Drive, c. 0.3 km E Artillery Hill, 34°04'59"S 151°03'20"E, 20 Dec. 1999, HMS, ex dead twigs, beating. QUEENSLAND: Ƌ KS 58062, Forty Mile Scrub NP, 18°07'56"S 144°48'40"E, 12 May 2000, M&S, beating; ♀ (and non-type juvenile) KS 313, Mt Dryander (lower slopes) N of Proserpine, 20°15'S 148°32'E, Apr. 1975, MRG & C. Horseman, 120 m; ♀ S42496 View Materials , Fig Tree Pocket, Roedean St, 27°31'S 152°57'E, 14 Dec. 1974, V.E. Davies; Ƌ S42547 View Materials , Upper Brookfield, SEQ, 27°28'S 152°51'E, 17 Jun. 1981, V.E. Davies, R.J. Raven. VICTORIA: ♀ NMV K- 8896, Ninety Mile Beach, half way between Seaspray and Paradise Beach, 38°20'S 147°20'E, 10 Jan. 1999, HMS, in web at night on dead Banksia   .

Selected other material examined. AUSTRALIA: NEW SOUTH WALES: Ƌ KS55714, Ashfield , 33°53'S 151°08'E, 4 Feb. 1999; ♀ GoogleMaps   KS33920, Avalon , 33°38'S 151°20'E, 8 Dec. 1957; Ƌ GoogleMaps   KS72254, ♀   KS78144, Beecroft, Sydney , 33°45'S 151°04'E, 8 Apr. 2001 & 14 Apr GoogleMaps   .

2002; KS56886, Bodalla SF, 1.5 km S of Bodalla on Princes H'way, 36°06'50"S 150°03'28"E, 18 Feb. 1999 GoogleMaps   ; KS10162, Bonny Hills, 31°36'S 152°51'E, 9 Dec. 1981 GoogleMaps   ; Ƌ KS70369, Cordeaux Dam Rd, 34°18'S 150°49'E, 26 Oct. 2000 GoogleMaps   ; KS56887, Dampier SF, 36°07'S 149°57'E, 19 Feb. 1999 GoogleMaps   ; Ƌ KS57786, Heathcote NP, jnct Woronora Dam Rd and Old Prince’s Hwy, 34°09'30"S 150°58'10"E, 8 Dec. 1999 GoogleMaps   ; Ƌ KS52215, Mt Warning camp site, Wallaby Track , 28°24'S 153°16'E, 17 May 1998 GoogleMaps   ; Ƌ KS56885, Murramarang NP, North Head Rd , 35°41'52"S 150°16'37"E, 17 Mar. 1999 GoogleMaps   ; KS69653, Nadgee hut area, 37°22'S 149°55'E GoogleMaps   , 1973. QUEENSLAND: Ƌ KS86249   , KS86250, SW of Malanda, Merragallan  

213, same for P. grayi   ; 214–216, same for P. noblei   . Scale line = 0.5 mm.

Rd, 17°25'08"S 145°32'37"E, 22 Sep. 2003; S42552 View Materials , Black Mountain , NEQ, 1972   ; S42494 View Materials , Brisbane , 27°28'S 153°01'E, 10 Apr. 1974 GoogleMaps   ; ♀♀ S42609 View Materials (3), Camira , 27°38'S 152°55'E, 7 Dec. 1985 GoogleMaps   ; S42553 View Materials , Cooloola , 25°27'S 153°05'E, 7 Nov.1976 GoogleMaps   ; S42497 View Materials , Closeburn , 27°20'S 152°52'E, 20 Dec. 1970 GoogleMaps   ; S42597 View Materials , Double Is Pt , 25°55'S 153°11'E, 4 Aug. 1985 GoogleMaps   ; S42499 View Materials , Godwins Beach , Deception Bay, 27°11'S 153°01'E, 19 Jan. 1979 GoogleMaps   ; S42592 View Materials , Mailaybrook , 26°51'S 151°34'E, 7 Mar. 1976 GoogleMaps   ; S42495 View Materials , Mt Cootha , 27°29'S 152°57'E, 1 Jan. 1974 GoogleMaps   ; S55610 View Materials , N Stradbroke Island Enterprise, 27°37'S 153°26'E, 10 Jan. 2002 GoogleMaps   ; ♀ W165 ( QM), Red Hill , Gympie, 26°11'S 152°39'E, 4 Jun. 1925 GoogleMaps   .

NMV

Museum Victoria

QM

Queensland Museum

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Araneidae

Genus

Poltys