n African Zoology - New genus and species of Selenopidae (Arachnida, Araneae) from Madagascar and neighbouring islands

Volume 38, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X
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A new spider genus, <I>Garcorops</I>, in the family Selenopidae is described from Madagascar and the Comoro Islands based on the type species <I>Garcorops madagascar&lt;/I&gt; n.sp. (male and female). Two additional new species included in this genus are described and illustrated, namely <I>G. jocquei&lt;/I&gt; (female only) from the Comoros and <I>G. paulyi&lt;/I&gt; (female only) from Madagascar.

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