New species of genus Hersilia Audouin, 1826 (Araneae: Hersiliidae) from India

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G.B. Pravalikha
C. Srinivasulu
B. Srinivasulu


A new species of the genus Hersilia Audouin, 1826, Hersilia aadi sp. Nov. is described from Andhra Pradesh, India with notes on the species known from India. The new species differs from its congeners based on having large palpal patella in males; and having two closely adjoining circular, small median genital openings and, long and curved copulatory duct in females.

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