New Discoveries

Published:

30 December 2020

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new species

New record of Gelotia Thorell, !890 and a new species of Parahelpis Gardzinska & Zabka, 2010 (Aranneae: Salticidae) from Australia.

Barbara M. Patoleta, Marek Żabka

Zootaxa 4809: 280-286

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Published:

16 November 2020

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new species

Phylogenetic placement of the stone-nest orb-weaving spider Nemoscolus Simon, 1895 (Araneae : Araneidae) and the description of the first species from Australia.

Robert J. Kallal, Gustavo Hormiga

Invertebrate Systematics 34: 893–905

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Published:

11 November 2020

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new species

The systematics and phylogenetic position of the troglobitic Australian spider genus Troglodiplura (Araneae:Mygalomorphae), with a new classification for Anamidae

Mark S. Harvey, Michael G. Rix, Mia J. Hillyer and Joel A. Huey

Invertebrate Systematics 34(8) 799-822

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Published:

22 October 2020

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new species

A systematic revision of Draculoides (Schizomida: Hubbardiidae) of the Pilbara, Western Australia, Part I: the Western Pilbara

Kym M. Abrams, Joel A. Huey, Mia J. Hillyer, Raphael K. Didham, Mark S. Harvey

Zootaxa 4864(1): 1-75

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Published:

15 October 2020

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new species

The open-holed trapdoor spiders (Mygalomorphae: Anamidae: Namea) of Australia’s D’Aguilar Range: revealing an unexpected subtropical hotspot of rainforest diversity

Michael G. Rix, Jeremy D. Wilson, Mark S. Harvey

Zootaxa 4861(1): 63–70

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Published:

13 October 2020

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new species

Maratus tiddalik, a new peacock spider in the flavus group from Western Australia (Araneae: Salticidae: Euophryini)

Jürgen C. Otto and David E. Hill

Peckhamia 223.1

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Published:

30 September 2020

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new species

New species of the open-holed trapdoor spider genus Aname (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Anamidae) from arid Western Australia

Mark A. Castalanelli, Volker W. Framenau, Joel A. Huey, Mia J. Hillyer, Mark S. Harvey

J. Arachnology, 48(2):169-213

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Published:

30 June 2020

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new species

Two new peacock spider species of the genus Maratus (Araneae: Salticidae: Salticinae) from south-western Australia.

Julianne M. Waldock, Michael Duncan, Michael Doe, Adam Fletcher, Christian O’Toole And Paul Irvine

Records of the Western Australian Museum 35: 1-9

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Published:

31 May 2020

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new species

Five new species of the open-holed trapdoor spider genus Aname (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Anamidae) from Western Australia, with a revised generic placement for Aname armigera.

Mark S. Harvey, Karl Gruber, Mia J. Hillyer And Joel A. Huey

Records of the Western Australian Museum 35: 010–038

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Published:

27 March 2020

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new species

Seven new species of Australian peacock spiders (Araneae: Salticidae: Euophryini: Maratus Karsch, 1878)

Joseph Schubert

Zootaxa 4758(1): 1–44

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Published:

29 February 2020

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new species

Taxonomy and phylogenetics of Nanometinae and other Australasian orb-weaving spiders (Araneae: Tetragnathidae).

Alvarez-Padilla, Fernando.; Kallal, Robert J.; Hormiga, Gustavo

Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 438: 1-107

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Published:

10 February 2020

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new species

Supralittoral pseudoscorpions of the genus Garypus (Pseudoscorpiones : Garypidae) from the Indo-West Pacific region, with a review of the subfamily classificationof Garypidae

Mark S. Harvey Mia J. Hillyer, Jose I. Carvajal and Joel A. Huey

Invertebrate Systematics 34: 34–87

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