Updates 2022

NEW ADDITIONS
S.No.NameReference
1Dexippus 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.
2Pancorius 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.
3Oxyopes 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.
4Heriaeus 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.
5Stenaelurillus 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.
6Stenaelurillus tamravarni Marathe & Maddison, 2022Ditto
7Stenaelurillus vyaghri  Sanap, Joglekar, & Caleb, 2022Ditto
8Stenaelurillus marusiki Logunov, 2001Ditto
9Conothele 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.
10Conothele 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.
11Langelurillus 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.
12Pseudomogrus 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.
13Plexippus 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.
14Prosoponoides 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.
15Koppe 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.
16Prosoponoides 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.
17Crossopriza 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.
18Crossopriza srinagar Huber, 2022Ditto
19Toxeus 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.
20Boagrius 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
1Rhene 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.
2Rhene pallida (Thorell, 1895)ZeuxippusDitto
3Labahitha 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.
4Sarascelis 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.  
5Philoponella 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.
6Adelonychia 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.
7Adelonychia tenebrosa (Siliwal, Molur & Raven, 2009)DiplotheleDitto
IN SYNONYMY
S.No.NameReference
1Rhene 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.
2Rhene decorata Tikader, 1977 = Rhene pallida (Thorell, 1895)Ditto
3Rhene pantharae Biswas & Biswas, 1992 = Rhene pallida (Thorell, 1895)Ditto
4Rhene citri (Sadana, 1991) = Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1846)Ditto
5Rhene danieli Tikader, 1973 = Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1846)Ditto
6Rhene indica Tikader, 1973 = Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1846)Ditto
7Rhene khandalaensis Tikader,1977 = Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1846)Ditto
8Rhene sanghrakshiti Gajbe, 2004 = Rhene flavigera (C.L. Koch, 1846)Ditto
9Dictis 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.
10Dictis mumbaiensis Ahmed, Satam, Khalap & Mohan, 2015 = Dictis striatipes L. Koch, 1872Ditto
11Scytodes lugubris (Thorell, 1887) = Dictis striatipes L. Koch, 1872Ditto
12Diplothele 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.