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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

Fig. 1.

Male (A-C) and female (D-F) of Carniella nepalensis sp. n., paratypes. A and D, lateral view; B and E, dorsal view; C and F, ventral view. Ro, rostrum.

Fig. 2.

Carniella nepalensis sp. n., paratypes, male (A, B) and female (C-E). A and B, embolus, different aspects; C and D, vulvae, ventral view; E, abdomen, ventral view, arrow indicates lack of book-lungs. E, embolus; F, fork; R, radix.

Fig. 3.

Male palps of Carniella nepalensis sp. n., paratype (A-F) and C. forficate (G); A and B, right palp, retrolateral and prolateral views, respectively; C, proximal part of cymbium, lateral view; D, palpal tibia, dorsal view; E and F, embolus, different aspects; G, distal part of palp after Gao and Li (2014, Fig. 16A), not to scale. E, embolus; F, fork; R, radix; P, paracymbium; St, stem of fork.

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

December

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

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