An update on the spider genus Caponina Simon (Araneae: Caponiidae) with descriptions of three new six-eyed species from Colombia

  • Three new six-eyed species of the spider genus Caponina Simon, 1891 are described, photographed, diagnosed and illustrated: C. alejandroi sp. nov. (male and female) from the Boyacá Department, C. bochalema sp. nov. (male) from the Santander Department and C. huila sp. nov. (male) from the Huila Department. Also, a emended diagnosis for the genus, a distribution map and an identification key for all species of Caponina are provided.

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Author:Alexander Sánchez-RuizORCiD, Leonel MartínezORCiD, Alexandre B. BonaldoORCiD
Parent Title (German):European journal of taxonomy
Series (Serial Number):European journal of taxonomy : EJT (813:87–102)
Publisher:Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle
Place of publication:Paris
Document Type:Article
Date of Publication (online):2022/04/14
Date of first Publication:2022/04/14
Publishing Institution:Universitätsbibliothek Johann Christian Senckenberg
Release Date:2022/04/24
Tag:Caponiinae; Neotropical region; Synspermiata; taxonomy
Page Number:16
First Page:87
Last Page:102
Dewey Decimal Classification:5 Naturwissenschaften und Mathematik / 59 Tiere (Zoologie) / 590 Tiere (Zoologie)
Sammlungen:Sammlung Biologie / Sondersammelgebiets-Volltexte
Licence (German):License LogoCreative Commons - Namensnennung 4.0