Sphingius, Thorell, 1890

Tso, I-Min, Zhu, Ming-Sheng, Zhang, Jun-Xia & Zhang, Feng, 2005, Two new and one newly recorded species of Corinnidae and Liocranidae from Taiwan (Arachnida: Araneae), Acta Arachnologica 54 (1), pp. 45-49 : 48-49

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.2476/asjaa.54.45

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3509614

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/41788795-E624-A13B-B366-E29BD7140A72

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scientific name

Sphingius
status

 

Sphingius Thorell 1890

Sphingius Thorell 1890 , p. 284; Deeleman-Reinhold 2001, p. 488.

Type species. Sphingius thecatus Thorell 1890 , by original designation.

Diagnosis. Species of this genus can be distinguished from other liocranid spiders by anterior spinnerets conical and juxtaposed, abdomen of male with entire dorsal, epigastric and postgenital scuta. In female, only the epigastric scutum present. Tibiae I and II, metatarsi I and II spineless. Embolus of male palp filiform, conductor membranous or absent, median apophysis compact. Epigynum usually with an anterior depression ( Deeleman-Reinhold 2001).

Remarks. Small genus composed of 18 species distributed in the Southeast and South Asia ( Platnick 2004). No species have been reported from Taiwan or mainland before.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Liocranidae

Loc

Sphingius

Tso, I-Min, Zhu, Ming-Sheng, Zhang, Jun-Xia & Zhang, Feng 2005
2005
Loc

Sphingius

Thorell 1890
1890
Loc

Sphingius thecatus

Thorell 1890
1890
Loc

thecatus

Thorell 1890
1890