Updates 2022

NEW ADDITIONS
S.No.NameReference
1Hamataliwa 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.
2Heligmomerus 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.
3Bowie 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 5710(1): 1-200.
4Bowie jeangenie Jäger, 2022Ditto
5Bowie heroes Jäger, 2022Ditto
6Tmarus 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.
7Hamataliwa 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.
8Cyrtarachne 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.
9Pasilobus sahyadriensis Jwala, Sen & Sureshan, 2022Ditto
10Philoponella 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.
11Scytodes 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.
12Oedothorax 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.
13Dexippus 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.
14Pancorius 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.
15Oxyopes 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.
16Heriaeus 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.
17Stenaelurillus 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.
18Stenaelurillus tamravarni Marathe & Maddison, 2022Ditto
19Stenaelurillus vyaghri  Sanap, Joglekar, & Caleb, 2022Ditto
20Stenaelurillus marusiki Logunov, 2001Ditto
21Conothele 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.
22Conothele 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.
23Langelurillus 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.
24Pseudomogrus sudhii Logunov, Tripathi & Jangid, 2022Logunov, 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.
25Plexippus 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.
26Koppe 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.
27Prosoponoides 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.
28Crossopriza 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.
29Crossopriza srinagar Huber, 2022Ditto
30Toxeus 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.
31Boagrius 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
1Anahita 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 5710(1): 1-200.
2Anahita tuniensis (Patel & Reddy, 1988)CtenusDitto
3Bowie andamanensis (Gravely, 1931)CtenusDitto
4Bowie bomdilaensis (Tikader & Malhotra, 1981)CtenusDitto
5Bowie cochinensis (Gravely, 1931)CtenusDitto
6Bowie goaensis (Bastawade & Borkar, 2008)CtenusDitto
7Bowie himalayensis (Gravely, 1931)CtenusDitto
8Bowie indicus (Gravely, 1931)CtenusDitto
9Bowie kapuri (Tikader, 1973)CtenusDitto
10Bowie meghalayaensis (Tikader, 1976)CtenusDitto
11Bowie narashinhai (Patel & Reddy, 1988)CtenusDitto
12Bowie sikkimensis (Gravely, 1931)CtenusDitto
13Hippasosa 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.
14Hippasosa pilosa Roewer, 1960OcyaleDitto
15Callitrichia 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.
16Mitrager cornuta (Tanasevitch, 2015)OedothoraxDitto
17Mitrager falciferoides (Tanasevitch, 2015)OedothoraxDitto
18Mitrager globiceps (Thaler, 1987)OedothoraxDitto
19Mitrager lopchu (Tanasevitch, 2015)OedothoraxDitto
20Mitrager rustica (Tanasevitch, 2015)OedothoraxDitto
21Mitrager villosa (Tanasevitch, 2015)OedothoraxDitto
22Rhene 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.
23Rhene pallida (Thorell, 1895)ZeuxippusDitto
24Labahitha 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.
25Sarascelis 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.  
26Philoponella 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.
27Adelonychia 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.
28Adelonychia tenebrosa (Siliwal, Molur & Raven, 2009)DiplotheleDitto
IN SYNONYMY
S.No.NameReference
1Prosoponoides 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.
2Oxyopes 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.
3Oxyopes pankaji Gajbe & Gajbe 2000 = Oxyopes hindostanicus Pocock 1901Ditto
4Oxyopes ratnae Tikader 1970 = Oxyopes hindostanicus Pocock 1901Ditto
5Rhene 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.
6Rhene decorata Tikader, 1977 = Rhene pallida (Thorell, 1895)Ditto
7Rhene pantharae Biswas & Biswas, 1992 = Rhene pallida (Thorell, 1895)Ditto
8Rhene citri (Sadana, 1991) = Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1846)Ditto
9Rhene danieli Tikader, 1973 = Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1846)Ditto
10Rhene indica Tikader, 1973 = Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1846)Ditto
11Rhene khandalaensis Tikader,1977 = Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1846)Ditto
12Rhene sanghrakshiti Gajbe, 2004 = Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1846)Ditto
13Dictis 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.
14Dictis mumbaiensis Ahmed, Satam, Khalap & Mohan, 2015 = Dictis striatipes L. Koch, 1872Ditto
15Scytodes lugubris (Thorell, 1887) = Dictis striatipes L. Koch, 1872Ditto
16Diplothele 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.