Palystes kreutzmanni sp. n. – a new huntsman spider species from fynbos vegetation in Western Cape Province, South Africa (Araneae, Sparassidae, Palystinae)

Palystes kreutzmanni sp. n. is described from habitats close to Kleinmond, in the Western Cape Province, South Africa. Spiders of this new species live in the typical fynbos vegetation of the Western Cape region. They bu
Palystes kreutzmanni sp. n. is described from habitats close to Kleinmond, in the Western Cape Province, South Africa. Spiders of this new species live in the typical fynbos vegetation of the Western Cape region. They build retreats between apical leaves of Leucadendron bushes. The systematic position of Palystes kreutzmanni sp. n. is discussed. Male and female show characters of different species groups, especially the female copulatory organ seems to be unique within the genus Palystes L. Koch, 1875.
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Author:Peter Jäger, Dirk Kunz
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30:3-245805
DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.67.700
ISSN:1313-2970
Pubmed Id:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=21594031
Parent Title (English):ZooKeys
Publisher:Pensoft Publ.
Place of publication:Washington, DC
Document Type:Article
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2012/06/15
Date of first Publication:2010/11/10
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2012/06/15
Tag:Taxonomy; new species; relationships; species groups; systematics
Volume:2010
Issue:67
Pagenumber:9
First Page:1
Last Page:9
HeBIS PPN:306596237
Institutes:Senckenbergische Naturforschende Gesellschaft
Institut für Ökologie, Evolution und Diversität
Dewey Decimal Classification:590 Tiere (Zoologie)
Sammlungen:Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung 3.0

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