Australian Museum Journal The taxonomy and distribution of the spider genus Phryganoporus Simon (Araneae: Amaurobioidea: Desidae)

Shortform:
Gray, 2002, Rec. Aust. Mus. 54(3): 275–292
Author(s):
Gray, Michael R.
Year published:
2002
Title:
The taxonomy and distribution of the spider genus Phryganoporus Simon (Araneae: Amaurobioidea: Desidae)
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
54
Issue:
3
Start page:
275
End page:
292
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.54.2002.1367
Language:
English
Date published:
30 October 2002
Cover date:
30 October 2002
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Subjects:
ARACHNIDA
Digitized:
30 October 2002
Available online:
30 October 2002
Reference number:
1367
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Complete work:
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Abstract

The widely distributed Australian desid spider genus, Phryganoporus Simon, is taxonomically reviewed and validated. Phryganoporus nigrinus is removed from synonymy with P. candidus, while Amaurobius gausapatus, P. g. occidentalis and P. tubicola are synonyms of P. candidus. The species recognised here belong to two clades, [P. candidus (L. Koch), Phryganoporus vandiemeni (Gray) n.comb.] and [P. nigrinus Simon, P. davidleei n.sp., P. melanopygus n.sp.]. These clades are distinguished by the possession of a divided or entire cribellum and genitalic characters. Distribution maps and notes on relationships are given.

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