oa Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa - Linyphiidae (Araneae) from South Africa. Part I: The collection of the Plant Protection Research Institute, Pretoria

Volume 47, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 0013-8789



The collection of Linyphiidae of the Plant Protection Research Institute, Pretoria is studied. It contains 21 species, 9 of which are new to science: Ceratinopsis dippenaari, Erigone irrita, Pelecopsis intricata, Pelecopsis janus, Pelecopsis medusoides, Toschia minuta, Typhistes gloriosus, Meioneta natalensis and Metaleptyphantes familiaris. The number of species of Linyphiidae known from South Africa is increased from I I to 29.

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