Five new species of trap-door spiders (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Idiopidae) from India

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Manju Siliwal
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7037-7095
Rajshekhar Hippargi
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2423-8892
Archana Yadav
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4971-076X
Dolly Kumar

Abstract

The family Idiopidae is dominated by the subfamily Idiopinae with 106 species recorded from the world; 20 species (five species of Helgimomerus, 12 species of Idiops, and three species of Scalidognathus) are reported from India.  In this paper, we describe a new species of Heligmomerus wii from Dehradun, Uttarakhand and four new species of IdiopsIdiops bonny, Idiops reshma, & Idiops sally from Dangs, Gujarat and Idiops vankhede from Maharashtra. 

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Siliwal, M., Rajshekhar Hippargi, Archana Yadav and Dolly Kumar 2020. Five new species of trap-door spiders (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Idiopidae) from India. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 12, 13 (Sep. 2020), 16775–16794. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.5434.12.13.16775-16794.
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