Australian Museum Journal A revision of the Australian jumping spider genus Prostheclina Keyserling, 1892 (Araneae: Salticidae)

Shortform:
Richardson and Zabka, 2007, Rec. Aust. Mus. 59(1): 79–96
Author(s):
Richardson, Barry J.; Zabka, Marek
Year published:
2007
Title:
A revision of the Australian jumping spider genus Prostheclina Keyserling, 1892 (Araneae: Salticidae)
Serial title:
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume:
59
Issue:
1
Start page:
79
End page:
96
DOI:
10.3853/j.0067-1975.59.2007.1471
Language:
English
Date published:
30 May 2007
Cover date:
30 May 2007
ISSN:
0067-1975
CODEN:
RAUMAJ
Publisher:
The Australian Museum
Place published:
Sydney, Australia
Subjects:
ARACHNIDA; TAXONOMY
Digitized:
30 May 2007
Available online:
30 May 2007
Reference number:
1471
EndNote package:
EndNote file
Title page:
Title page (39kb PDF)
Complete work:
Complete work (1691kb PDF)

Abstract

The genus Prostheclina is commonly found in collections made in the wetter parts of eastern Australia from South Australia to northern Queensland. The type species P. pallida and six new species, P. amplior n.sp., P. basilonesa n.sp., P. boreoaitha n.sp., P. boreoxantha n.sp., P. eungella n.sp. and P. bulburin n.sp. are described. Both sexes are described for all species except P. boreoaitha (male only). Remarks on the biology and known and predicted distribution of each species are given.