Updates 2022

NEW ADDITIONS
S.No.NameReference
1Scytodes 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.
2Oedothorax 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.
3Dexippus 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.
4Pancorius 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.
5Oxyopes 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.
6Heriaeus chareshi Sen & Sureshan, 2022Sen, S. & Sureshan, P.M. (2022). 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.
7Stenaelurillus 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.
8Stenaelurillus tamravarni Marathe & Maddison, 2022Ditto
9Stenaelurillus vyaghri  Sanap, Joglekar, & Caleb, 2022Ditto
10Stenaelurillus marusiki Logunov, 2001Ditto
11Conothele 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.
12Conothele 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.
13Langelurillus 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.
14Pseudomogrus 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.
15Plexippus 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.
16Prosoponoides biflectogynus Vishnudas & Sudhikumar, 2022Vishnudas, E. H. & Sudhikumar, A. V. (2022). First report of Prosoponoides Millidge & Russell-Smith, 1992 (Araneae: Linyphiidae) from India, with description of a new species from the Western Ghats. Arachnology 19(1): 63-65.
17Koppe 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.
18Prosoponoides 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.
19Crossopriza 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.
20Crossopriza srinagar Huber, 2022Ditto
21Toxeus 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.
22Boagrius 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
1Callitrichia 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.
2Mitrager cornuta (Tanasevitch, 2015)OedothoraxDitto
3Mitrager falciferoides (Tanasevitch, 2015)Oedothorax 
4Mitrager globiceps (Thaler, 1987)Oedothorax 
5Mitrager lopchu (Tanasevitch, 2015)Oedothorax 
6Mitrager rustica (Tanasevitch, 2015)Oedothorax 
7Mitrager villosa (Tanasevitch, 2015)Oedothorax 
8Rhene 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.
9Rhene pallida (Thorell, 1895)ZeuxippusDitto
10Labahitha 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.
11Sarascelis 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.  
12Philoponella 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.
13Adelonychia 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.
14Adelonychia tenebrosa (Siliwal, Molur & Raven, 2009)DiplotheleDitto
IN SYNONYMY
S.No.NameReference
1Oxyopes 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.
2Oxyopes pankaji Gajbe & Gajbe 2000 = Oxyopes hindostanicus Pocock 1901Ditto
3Oxyopes ratnae Tikader 1970 = Oxyopes hindostanicus Pocock 1901Ditto
4Rhene 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.
5Rhene decorata Tikader, 1977 = Rhene pallida (Thorell, 1895)Ditto
6Rhene pantharae Biswas & Biswas, 1992 = Rhene pallida (Thorell, 1895)Ditto
7Rhene citri (Sadana, 1991) = Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1846)Ditto
8Rhene danieli Tikader, 1973 = Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1846)Ditto
9Rhene indica Tikader, 1973 = Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1846)Ditto
10Rhene khandalaensis Tikader,1977 = Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1846)Ditto
11Rhene sanghrakshiti Gajbe, 2004 = Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1846)Ditto
12Dictis 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.
13Dictis mumbaiensis Ahmed, Satam, Khalap & Mohan, 2015 = Dictis striatipes L. Koch, 1872Ditto
14Scytodes lugubris (Thorell, 1887) = Dictis striatipes L. Koch, 1872Ditto
15Diplothele 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.