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A new species of the spiny trapdoor spider genus Eucyrtops (Mygalomorphae: Idiopidae) from south-western Australia

Michael G. Rix and Mark S. Harvey

Author details ⏷

Michael G. Rix[1*] and Mark S. Harvey[2,3]

[1] Biodiversity and Geosciences Program, Queensland Museum Collections & Research Centre, Hendra, Queensland 4011, Australia.
[2] Collections & Research, Western Australian Museum, 49 Kew Street, Welshpool, Western Australia 6106, Australia.
[3] Adjunct, School of Biological Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia.

Abstract

The third species of the Western Australian endemic trapdoor spider genus Eucyrtops, E. ksenijae sp. nov., is described from south-western Australia. It is presently known from a single location situated near the border of the Avon Wheatbelt and Jarrah Forest bioregions.

Cite this paper as: Rix MG & Harvey MS (2022). A new species of the spiny trapdoor spider genus Eucyrtops (Mygalomorphae: Idiopidae) from south-western Australia. Australian Journal of Taxonomy 4: 1–6. doi: https://doi.org/10.54102/ajt.unvpo

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