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A New Species of the Genus Carniella Thaler & Steinberger from the Nepal Himalayas (Araneae: Theridiidae)

A New Species of the Genus Carniella Thaler & Steinberger from the Nepal Himalayas (Araneae: Theridiidae)

Andrei V. Tanasevitch1 and Yuri M. Marusik2,3,4,*

1A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky Prospekt 33, Moscow 119071, Russia
2Institute for Biological Problems of the North FEB, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia
3Zoology and Entomology, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein 9300, South Africa
4Zoological Museum, Biodiversity Unit, FI-20014 University of Turku, Finland

*      Corresponding author: yurmar@mail.ru

ABSTRACT

A new species, Carniella nepalensis sp. n., is described from eastern Nepal. The male of new species is most similar to C. forficata (Gao and Li, 2014) and clearly differs by the shape of the embolus. The type locality of new species is northwesternmost for the genus in Asia.
 

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Pakistan Journal of Zoology

December

Vol. 52, Iss. 6, Pages 2027-2426

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