Dendroicius, Lin & Li, 2020

Lin, Yejie & Li, Shuqiang, 2020, Two new genera and eight new species of jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae) from Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China, ZooKeys 952, pp. 95-128: 95

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gen. nov.

Genus Dendroicius   gen. nov.

Type species.

Dendroicius hotaruae   sp. nov.


The generic name is a combination of the word " Dendro ", referring to the habitat of the genus, and the generic name Icius Simon, 1876. The gender is masculine.


Dendroicius   gen. nov. can be easily distinguished from Icius   by the following characters: the male without a stridulatory apparatus; palpal tibia with a dorsal apophysis, dorsal embolic apophysis of bulb near the tegular sclerite; epigyne with a large hood posteriorly, posterior to copulatory opening, copulatory opening circular, depression around copulatory opening, spermathecae posterior to copulatory opening, copulatory ducts curved, fertilization ducts folded 90°, well-developed.


The new genus currently includes only one species: Dendroicius hotaruae   sp. nov.