Updates 2022

NEW ADDITIONS
S.No.NameReference
1Hamataliwa rhombiae Amulya & Sudhikumar, 2022Amulya, K. B., & Sudhikumar, A. V. (2022). A new species of genus Hamataliwa Keyserling, 1887 (Araneae: Oxyopidae) from India. Serket 19(1): 95-99.
2Argyrodes miniaceus (Doleschall, 1857)Sibi, K. K., Gigi, P. & Sudhikumar, A. V. (2022). First report of the kleptoparasitic spider Argyrodes miniaceus (Doleschall, 1857) (Araneae: Theridiidae) from India. Serket 19(1): 90-94.
3Kelawakaju sahyadri Vishnudas, Maddison & Sudhikumar, 2022Maddison, W. P., Ruiz, G. R. S., Ng, P. Y. C., Vishnudas, E. H. & Sudhikumar, A. V. (2022). Kelawakaju gen. nov., a new Asian lineage of marpissine jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae, Marpissina). ZooKeys 1130: 79-102.
4Oxyopes thumboormuzhiensis Amulya, Honey & Sudhikumar, 2022Amulya, K. B., Honey, S. & Sudhikumar, A. V. (2022). A new species of lynx spider (Araneae: Oxyopidae) from the Western Ghats, India. Arachnology 19(3): 678-680.
5Siamspinops garoensis Kadam, Tripathi & Sankaran, 2022Sankaran, P. M., Kadam, G., Sudhikumar, A. V. & Tripathi, R. (2022). First record of Siamspinops Dankittipakul & Corronca, 2009 from India, first description of the female of Makdiops shevaroyensis (Gravely, 1931), and a catalogue of Indian selenopid fauna (Araneae, Selenopidae). Zootaxa 5194(1): 109-121.
6Steatoda albomaculata (De Geer, 1778)Tripathi, R., Jangid, A.K., Sudhikumar, A.V., Siliwal, M. & Dutta, S. (2022). Steatoda albomaculata (De Geer, 1778) (Araneae: Theridiidae): An Addition to the Spider Fauna of India. Journal of Bombay Natural History Society 119(3).
7Plexippus ignatius Caleb, 2022Caleb, J.T.D., Francis, C., Bhat, V.K. & Packiam S.M. (2022). A new species and two new synonyms in the genus Plexippus C. L. Koch, 1846 from India (Araneae: Salticidae: Plexippina). Arthropoda Selecta 31(3): 312-318.
8Habrocestum kerala Asima, Caleb, Babu & Prasad, 2022                 Asima, A., Caleb, J.T.D., Babu, N. & Prasad, G. (2022). Two new species of Habrocestum Simon, 1876 (Araneae: Salticidae: Hasariini) from Western Ghats, India. Arthropoda Selecta 31(3): 305-311.
9Habrocestum shendurneyensis Asima, Caleb, Babu & Prasad, 2022Ditto
10Afraflacilla kurichiadensis Sudhin, Nafin  & Sudhikumar, 2022Sudhin, P.P., Nafin, K.S., Tripathi, R., Jangid, A.K., Prajapati, D.A., Siliwal, M. & Sudhikumar, A.V. (2022). Description of two new species of the genus Afraflacilla Berland et Millot, 1941 (Araneae: Salticidae) from India. Arthropoda Selecta 31(3): 326-334.
11Afraflacilla miajlarensis Tripathi, Jangid, Prajapati & Siliwal, 2022Ditto
12Tanzania yellapragadai Prajapati & Dudhatra, 2022Prajapati, D.A. & Dudhatra, A.V. (2022). First record of the spider genus Tanzania Koçak & Kemal, 2008 from Asia, with the description of a new species (Araneae: Salticidae). Revue suisse de Zoologie 129(2): 369-374.
13Pardosa parathompsoni Wang & Zhang, 2014Prasad, P., Saha, G. K., Kumar, V. & Tyagi, K.(2022). First report of the wolf spider Pardosa parathompsoni (Araneidae: Lycosidae) from India. Munis Entomology & Zoology 17(supplement): 1590-1595.
14Tamgrinia palpator Hu & Li, 1987Quasin, S., Sarkar, I. D., Siliwal, M. & Uniyal, V. P.(2022). First reports of two Cribellate spiders from India (Araneae: Agelenidae, Titanoecidae). Munis Entomology & Zoology 17(supplement): 1761-1767.
15Titanoeca asimilis Song & Zhu, 1985Ditto
16Hamataliwa crista Amulya, Sebastian& Sudhikumar, 2022Amulya, K.B., Sebastian, H.& Sudhikumar, A.V. (2022). A new lynx spider of the genus Hamataliwa Keyserling, 1887 (Araneae: Oxyopidae) from Kerala, India. Serket 18(4): 447-450.
17Heligmomerus jagadishchandra Das, Pratihar, Khatun & Diksha, 2022Pratihar, S., Khatun, J., Diksha. & Das, S.K. (2022). A new species of trapdoor spider genus Heligmomerus Simon, 1892 (Araneae: Mygalomorphae: Idiopidae) from West Bengal, India. Serket 18(4): 441-446.
18Bowie aladdinsane Jäger, 2022Jäger, P. (2022). Bowie gen. nov., a diverse lineage of ground-dwelling spiders occurring from the Himalayas to Papua New Guinea and northern Australia (Araneae: Ctenidae: Cteninae). Zootaxa 5170(1): 1-200.
19Bowie jeangenie Jäger, 2022Ditto
20Bowie heroes Jäger, 2022Ditto
21Tmarus hystrix (Simon, 1895)Sarkar, I.D., Srivastava, A. & Siliwal, M. (2022). First report of Tmarus hystrix (Simon 1895) (Araneae: Thomisidae) from India. Species 23(72): 390-393.
22Hamataliwa indicaSen & Sureshan, 2022Sen, S. & Sureshan, P.M. (2022b). A new species of Hamataliwa (Araneae: Oxyopidae) from Western Ghats, India. Travaux du Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle “Grigore Antipa” 65(1): 7-13.
23Cyrtarachne wayanadensis Jwala, Sen & Sureshan, 2022Jwala, R., Sen, S. & Sureshan, P.M. (2022). Two new species of orb-weaving spiders of the genera Cyrtarachne Thorell, 1868 and Pasilobus Simon, 1895 (Araneae: Araneidae) from India. Annales Zoologici 72(2): 217-222.
24Pasilobus sahyadriensis Jwala, Sen & Sureshan, 2022Ditto
25Philoponella rostralis Shilpa & Sudhikumar, 2022Shilpa, K.R. & Sudhikumar, A.V. (2022). A new spider species of the genus Philoponella Mello-Leitão 1917 (Araneae: Uloboridae) from Western Ghats of India. Acta Arachnologica 71(1): 21-26.
26Scytodes fusca Walckenaer, 1837Sampathkumar, M., Reang, B., Caleb, J. T. D., Mahendiran, G. & Shaw, S. S. (2022). The spitting spider, Scytodes fusca Walckenaer (Araneae, Scytodidae): its distribution in South India and natural history notes. Journal of Entomological Research 46(2): 347-350.
27Oedothorax apicatus (Blackwall, 1850)Domichan, A. & Sunil Jose, K. (2022b). Report of two species of spiders (Araneae: Linyphiidae: Erigoninae) from Western Ghats, Kerala, India. Entomon 47(1): 75-80.
28Dexippus pengi Wang & Li, 2020Kadam, G., Sudhikumar, A. V. & Tripathi, R. (2022). New records of the jumping spider Dexippus pengi Wang & Li, 2020 (Araneae: Salticidae: Plexippina) in India. Peckhamia 266.1: 1-4.
29Pancorius changricus Żabka, 1990Gurung, A., Limboo, A.H.S, Acharya, B.K. & Prajapati, D.A. (2022). First record of the jumping spider Pancorius changricus Żabka, 1990 from India (Araneae: Salticidae). Journal of Threatened Taxa 14(4): 20939–20942.
30Oxyopes peetham Amulya, Sebastian & Sudhikumar, 2022Amulya, K. B., Sebastian, H. & Sudhikumar, A. V. (2022). A new species of Oxyopes Latreille, 1804 (Araneae: Oxyopidae) from Calicut University Campus, Kerala, India. Serket 18(3): 299-304.
31Heriaeus chareshi Sen & Sureshan, 2022Sen, S. & Sureshan, P.M. (2022a). First report of the genus Heriaeus Simon, 1875 (Araneae: Thomisidae) from India with the description of a new species from Western Ghats. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 123(4): 847-851.
32Stenaelurillus shwetamukhi Marathe, Sanap, & Maddison, 2022Marathe, K., Sanap, R., Joglekar, A., Caleb, J.T.D.  & Maddison, W.P. (2022). Three new and notes on two other jumping spider species of the genus Stenaelurillus Simon, 1886 (Salticidae: Aelurillina) from the Deccan Plateau, India. Zootaxa 5125(1): 1-19.
33Stenaelurillus tamravarni Marathe & Maddison, 2022Ditto
34Stenaelurillus vyaghri  Sanap, Joglekar, & Caleb, 2022Ditto
35Stenaelurillus marusiki Logunov, 2001Ditto
36Conothele purvaghati Mirza, 2022Mirza, Z.A. (2022). A new species of trapdoor spider of the genus Conothele Thorell, 1878 (Mygalomorphae: Halonoproctidae) from the Eastern Ghats, India. ZooNova 17: 1-7.
37Conothele ogalei Sanap, Pawar, Joglekar & Khandekar, 2022Sanap, R.V., Pawar, S., Joglekar, A. & Khandekar, A. (2022). A new species of Conothele Thorell, 1878 (Aranei: Halonoproctidae) from the northern Western Ghats, India. Arthropoda Selecta 31(1): 79-89.
38Langelurillus tertius Sanap & Caleb, 2022Sanap, R. V. & Caleb, J.T.D. (2022). A new species of Langelurillus Próchniewicz, 1994 (Araneae, Salticidae, Aelurillina) from western India. Evolutionary Systematics 6(1): 65-70.
39Pseudomogrus sudhii Logunov, Tripathi & Jangid, 2022               Logunov, D. V., Tripathi, R. & Jangid, A. K. (2022). First record of Pseudomogrus Simon, 1937 (Araneae: Salticidae) from India, with description of a new species. Arachnology 19(1): 72-76.
40Plexippus minor Wesołowska & van Harten, 2010Tripathi, R., Henrard, A., Jangid, A. K., Dutta, S. & Sudhikumar, A. V. (2022). First documentation of Plexippus minor Wesołowska & van Harten, 2010 (Araneae: Salticidae) from India. Arachnology 19(1): 66-71.
41Koppe fusca Sankaran, 2022Sankaran, P. M. (2022b). Remarks on the spider genus Koppe Deeleman-Reinhold, 2001 (Araneae: Liocranidae), including the first records from India. Zootaxa 5104(3): 436-440.
42Prosoponoides idukkiense Domichan & Sunil Jose, 2022Domichan, A. & Jose, K.S. (2022). First record of Prosoponoides Millidge & Russell-Smith, 1992 (Araneae: Linyphiidae) from India, with the description of a new species. Journal of Threatened Taxa 14(2): 20625-20630.
43Crossopriza malegaon Huber, 2022Huber, B.A. (2022). Revisions of Holocnemus and Crossopriza: the spotted-leg clade of Smeringopinae (Araneae, Pholcidae). European Journal of Taxonomy 795: 1-241.
44Crossopriza srinagar Huber, 2022Ditto
45Toxeus alboclavus Jose & Sudhikumar, 2022Jose, A. & Sudhikumar, A. V. (2022). A new ant mimicking spider of the genus Toxeus C. L. Koch, 1846 (Araneae: Salticidae: Salticinae) from the Western Ghats, India. Peckhamia 256.1: 1-9.
46Boagrius tenuisus Sankaran, 2022Sankaran, P.M. (2022a). On Indian Palpimanidae Thorell, 1870, with the first record of the genus Boagrius Simon, 1893 from South Asia (Arachnida: Araneae). Journal of Natural History 55(35-36): 2173-2185.  
TRANSFERS
S.No.NameTransferred fromReference
1Gnathopalystes flavidus (Simon, 1897)PalystesJäger, P., Sudhikumar, A. V. & Tripathi, R. (2022). Three species of Sparassidae from India, with the first description of the males of Olios kiranae Sethi & Tikader, 1988 and Thelcticopis moolampilliensis Sunil Jose & Sebastian, 2007 (Araneae: Sparassidae). Arachnology 19(3): 621-627.
2Thyene calebi (Kanesharatnam & Benjamin, 2018)BrancusWesołowska, W. & Russell-Smith, A. (2022). Jumping spiders from Ivory Coast collected by J.-C. Ledoux (Araneae, Salticidae). European Journal of Taxonomy 841: 1-143.
3Thanatus elongatus (Tikader, 1960)TibellusSudhin, P.P., Sen, S. & Caleb, J.T.D. (2022). Taxonomic notes on the placement of Tibellus elongatus Tikader, 1960 and Apollophanes bangalores Tikader, 1963 (Araneae: Philodromidae). Zootaxa 5182(3): 288-296.
4Lycopus bangalores (Tikader, 1963)ApollophanesDitto
5All members of Guizygiella Zhu, Kim & Song, 1997TetragnathidaeKallal, R. J. & Hormiga, G. (2022). The family placement of the Asian orb-weaving spider genus Guizygiella Zhu Kim & Song, 1997 (Araneae: Araneoidea). Zootaxa 5175(1): 146-150.
6Anahita dangsa (Reddy & Patel, 1994)CtenusJäger, P. (2022). Bowie gen. nov., a diverse lineage of ground-dwelling spiders occurring from the Himalayas to Papua New Guinea and northern Australia (Araneae: Ctenidae: Cteninae). Zootaxa 5170(1): 1-200.
7Anahita tuniensis (Patel & Reddy, 1988)CtenusDitto
8Bowie andamanensis (Gravely, 1931)CtenusDitto
9Bowie bomdilaensis (Tikader & Malhotra, 1981)CtenusDitto
10Bowie cochinensis (Gravely, 1931)CtenusDitto
11Bowie goaensis (Bastawade & Borkar, 2008)CtenusDitto
12Bowie himalayensis (Gravely, 1931)CtenusDitto
13Bowie indicus (Gravely, 1931)CtenusDitto
14Bowie kapuri (Tikader, 1973)CtenusDitto
15Bowie meghalayaensis (Tikader, 1976)CtenusDitto
16Bowie narashinhai (Patel & Reddy, 1988)CtenusDitto
17Bowie sikkimensis (Gravely, 1931)CtenusDitto
18Hippasosa kalpiensis (Gajbe, 2004)OcyaleSherwood, D. (2022). On the taxonomic and nomenclatural status of Ocyale Audouin, 1826 (Araneae: Pisauridae) and Hippasaosa Roewer, 1960 (Araneae: Lycosidae), with notes on some other taxa. Arachnology 19(2): 582-584.
19Hippasosa pilosa Roewer, 1960OcyaleDitto
20Callitrichia paralegrandi (Tanasevitch, 2016)OedothoraxLin, S.-W., Lopardo, L & Uhl, G. (2022). Evolution of nuptial-gift-related male prosomal structures: taxonomic revision and cladistic analysis of the genus Oedothorax (Araneae: Linyphiidae: Erigoninae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 195: 417–584.
21Mitrager cornuta (Tanasevitch, 2015)OedothoraxDitto
22Mitrager falciferoides (Tanasevitch, 2015)OedothoraxDitto
23Mitrager globiceps (Thaler, 1987)OedothoraxDitto
24Mitrager lopchu (Tanasevitch, 2015)OedothoraxDitto
25Mitrager rustica (Tanasevitch, 2015)OedothoraxDitto
26Mitrager villosa (Tanasevitch, 2015)OedothoraxDitto
27Rhene histrio (Thorell, 1891)ZeuxippusCaleb, J. T. D., Sanap, R.V. Tripathi, R., Sampathkumar, M., Dharmaraj, J & Packiam, S. M. (2022). Taxonomic notes on some South and Southeast Asian members of the genus Rhene Thorell, 1869 (Aranei, Salticidae, Dendryphantini). Zootaxa 5125(4): 389-407.
28Rhene pallida (Thorell, 1895)ZeuxippusDitto
29Labahitha nicobarensis (Tikader, 1977)PrithaMagalhaes, I. L., Berry, J. W., Koh, J. K., & Gray, M. R. (2022). Labahitha spiders (Arachnida: Araneae: Filistatidae) from islands in the Indian and Pacific Oceans. European Journal of Taxonomy 805(1): 1–51.
30Sarascelis namratae (Pillai, 2006)PalpimanusSankaran, P.M. (2022a). On Indian Palpimanidae Thorell, 1870, with the first record of the genus Boagrius Simon, 1893 from South Asia (Arachnida: Araneae). Journal of Natural History 55(35-36): 2173-2185.  
31Philoponella feroka (Bradoo, 1979)UloborusBabu, N., Caleb, J. T. D., Jani, M., Uma, D. & Prasad, G. (2022). On the taxonomy and distribution of the orb-weaving spider Philoponella feroka (Bradoo, 1979) n. comb. from India (Araneae, Uloboridae). Zootaxa 5087(3): 497-500.
32Adelonychia gravelyi (Siliwal, Molur & Raven, 2009)DiplotheleBlick, T. (2022). Adelonychia and Adelonychia nigrostriata are the valid names for the mygalmorph spider genus and species Diplothele and Diplothele walshi (Araneae, Barychelidae). Zootaxa 5087(3): 494-496.
33Adelonychia tenebrosa (Siliwal, Molur & Raven, 2009)DiplotheleDitto
IN SYNONYMY
S.No.NameReference
1Plexippus andamanensis (Tikader, 1977) = Plexippus paykulli (Audouin, 1826)Caleb, J.T.D., Francis, C., Bhat, V.K. & Packiam S.M.(2022). A new species and two new synonyms in the genus Plexippus C. L. Koch, 1846 from India (Araneae: Salticidae: Plexippina). Arthropoda Selecta 31(3): 312-318.
2Plexippus calcutaensis (Tikader, 1974) = Plexippus petersi (Karsch, 1878)Ditto
3Prosoponoides biflectogynus Vishnudas & Sudhikumar, 2022 = Prosoponoides idukkiense Domichan & Sunil Jose, 2022Vishnudas, E. H. & Sudhikumar, A. V. (2022b) A new synonymy in the spider genus Prosoponoides Millidge & Russell-Smith, 1992 (Linyphiidae: Linyphiinae). Arachnology 19(2): 580-581.
4Oxyopes nilgiricus Sherriffs 1955 = Oxyopes hindostanicus Pocock 1901Caleb, J. T. D. & Wijesinghe, D. P. (2022). On three new synonyms of Oxyopes hindostanicus Pocock 1901 (Araneae: Oxyopidae). Acta Arachnologica 71(1): 13-20.
5Oxyopes pankaji Gajbe & Gajbe 2000 = Oxyopes hindostanicus Pocock 1901Ditto
6Oxyopes ratnae Tikader 1970 = Oxyopes hindostanicus Pocock 1901Ditto
7Rhene haldanei Gajbe, 2004 = Bianor angulosus (Karsch, 1879)Caleb, J.T.D., Sanap, R.V. Tripathi, R., Sampathkumar, M., Dharmaraj, J & Packiam, S.M. (2022). Taxonomic notes on some South and Southeast Asian members of the genus Rhene Thorell, 1869 (Aranei, Salticidae, Dendryphantini). Zootaxa 5125(4): 389-407.
8Rhene decorata Tikader, 1977 = Rhene pallida (Thorell, 1895)Ditto
9Rhene pantharae Biswas & Biswas, 1992 = Rhene pallida (Thorell, 1895)Ditto
10Rhene citri (Sadana, 1991) = Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1846)Ditto
11Rhene danieli Tikader, 1973 = Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1846)Ditto
12Rhene indica Tikader, 1973 = Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1846)Ditto
13Rhene khandalaensis Tikader,1977 = Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1846)Ditto
14Rhene sanghrakshiti Gajbe, 2004 = Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1846)Ditto
15Dictis ganeshi Keswani, 2015 = Dictis striatipes L. Koch, 1872Zamani, A., Stockmann, M., Magalhaes, I. L. F., & Rheims, C. A. (2022). New taxonomic considerations in the spitting spider family Scytodidae (Arachnida: Araneae). Zootaxa5092(2): 151-175.
16Dictis mumbaiensis Ahmed, Satam, Khalap & Mohan, 2015 = Dictis striatipes L. Koch, 1872Ditto
17Scytodes lugubris (Thorell, 1887) = Dictis striatipes L. Koch, 1872Ditto
18Diplothele walshi O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1891 = Adelonychia nigrostriata Walsh, 1890Blick, T. (2022). Adelonychia and Adelonychia nigrostriata are the valid names for the mygalmorph spider genus and species Diplothele and Diplothele walshi (Araneae, Barychelidae). Zootaxa 5087(3): 494-496.
Removed from nomen dubium
S.No.NameReference
1Olios kiranae Sethi & Tikader, 1988Jäger, P., Sudhikumar, A. V. & Tripathi, R. (2022). Three species of Sparassidae from India, with the first description of the males of Olios kiranae Sethi & Tikader, 1988 and Thelcticopis moolampilliensis Sunil Jose & Sebastian, 2007 (Araneae: Sparassidae). Arachnology 19(3): 621-627.