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Three new species of the open-holed trapdoor spider genus Kwonkan (Mygalomorphae: Anamidae) from central Australia
Mark S. Harvey, Jeremy D. Wilson and Michael G. Rix
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Mark S. Harvey [1,2*], Jeremy D. Wilson  and Michael G. Rix 
 Collections & Research, Western Australian Museum, 49 Kew Street, Welshpool, Western Australia 6106, Australia.
 Adjunct, School of Biological Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia.
 Biodiversity and Geosciences Program, Queensland Museum Collections & Research Centre, Hendra, Queensland 4011, Australia.
The open-holed trapdoor spider genus Kwonkan Main, 1983 is endemic to Australia, and currently contains nine named species, predominately from south-western Australia. We describe three new species from central Australia: Kwonkan dissitus, sp. nov. and Kwonkan procul, sp. nov. from the Simpson Strzelecki Dunefields bioregion of South Australia, and Kwonkan seductus, sp. nov. from the Great Sandy Desert bioregion of the Northern Territory. The gender of the name Kwonkan is discussed, and assumed to be masculine.
Cite this paper as: Harvey MS, Wilson JD & Rix MG (2023). Three new species of the open-holed trapdoor spider genus Kwonkan (Mygalomorphae: Anamidae) from central Australia. Australian Journal of Taxonomy 21: 1–9. doi: https://doi.org/10.54102/ajt.l6he8
This paper was published on: 27/5/2023