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A new spider species of the genus Proshermacha (Mygalomorphae: Anamidae) from the Coolgardie and Murchison bioregions of Western Australia, collected on a Bush Blitz expedition
Jeremy D. Wilson, Michael G. Rix & Mark S. Harvey
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Jeremy D. Wilson [1*], Michael G. Rix  & Mark S. Harvey [2,3]
 Biodiversity and Geosciences Program, Queensland Museum Collections and Research Centre, Hendra, Queensland 4011, Australia.
 Collections & Research, Western Australian Museum, Welshpool, Western Australia 6106, Australia.
 Adjunct, School of Biological Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia 6009, Australia.
The open-holed trapdoor spider genus Proshermacha Simon, 1908 (Anamidae) currently contains ten species. The genus is known to occur from south-western Western Australia, through southern South Australia and into western Victoria. Here, we describe the first species from semi-arid Western Australia, from Credo Station Reserve and surroundings. Several specimens of this species, including the holotype, were collected on a Bush Blitz expedition to Credo Station Reserve, in 2011.
Cite this paper as: Wilson JD, Rix MG & Harvey MS (2023). A new spider species of the genus Proshermacha (Mygalomorphae: Anamidae) from the Coolgardie and Murchison bioregions of Western Australia, collected on a Bush Blitz expedition. Australian Journal of Taxonomy 19: 1–7. doi: https://doi.org/10.54102/ajt.olxwd
This paper was published on: 25/5/2023