Australian Museum Journal Revisions of genera in the Asteron-complex (Araneae: Zodariidae). Asteron Jocqué and the new genus Pseudasteron

Shortform:
Jocqué and Baehr, 2001, Rec. Aust. Mus. 53(1): 21–36
Author(s):
Jocqué, Rudy; Baehr, Barbara
Year published:
2001
Title:
Revisions of genera in the Asteron-complex (Araneae: Zodariidae). Asteron Jocqué and the new genus Pseudasteron
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
53
Issue:
1
Start page:
21
End page:
36
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.53.2001.1321
Language:
English
Date published:
09 May 2001
Cover date:
09 May 2001
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Digitized:
09 May 2001
Available online:
09 May 2001
Reference number:
1321
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
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Complete work:
Complete work (1072kb PDF)

Abstract

The genus Asteron Jocqué is revised. It now contains 8 species: the type species A. reticulatum Jocqué and seven species here described as new: A. biperforatum n.sp., A. grayi n.sp., A. hunti n.sp., A. inflatum n.sp., A. quintum n.sp., A. tasmaniense n.sp. and A. zabkai n.sp. A key to the species is provided. The new genus Pseudasteron n.gen. is erected for a single new species P. simile n.sp.