Updates 2022

NEW ADDITIONS
S.No.NameReference
1Siamspinops 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.
2Steatoda 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).
3Plexippus 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.
4Habrocestum 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.
5Habrocestum shendurneyensis Asima, Caleb, Babu & Prasad, 2022Ditto
6Afraflacilla 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.
7Afraflacilla miajlarensis Tripathi, Jangid, Prajapati & Siliwal, 2022Ditto
8Tanzania 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.
9Pardosa 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.
10Tamgrinia 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.
11Titanoeca asimilis Song & Zhu, 1985Ditto
12Hamataliwa 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.
13Heligmomerus 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.
14Bowie 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.
15Bowie jeangenie Jäger, 2022Ditto
16Bowie heroes Jäger, 2022Ditto
17Tmarus 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.
18Hamataliwa 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.
19Cyrtarachne 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.
20Pasilobus sahyadriensis Jwala, Sen & Sureshan, 2022Ditto
21Philoponella 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.
22Scytodes 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.
23Oedothorax 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.
24Dexippus 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.
25Pancorius 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.
26Oxyopes 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.
27Heriaeus 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.
28Stenaelurillus 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.
29Stenaelurillus tamravarni Marathe & Maddison, 2022Ditto
30Stenaelurillus vyaghri  Sanap, Joglekar, & Caleb, 2022Ditto
31Stenaelurillus marusiki Logunov, 2001Ditto
32Conothele 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.
33Conothele 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.
34Langelurillus 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.
35Pseudomogrus 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.
36Plexippus 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.
37Koppe 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.
38Prosoponoides 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.
39Crossopriza 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.
40Crossopriza srinagar Huber, 2022Ditto
41Toxeus 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.
42Boagrius 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
1Thanatus 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.
2Lycopus bangalores (Tikader, 1963)ApollophanesDitto
3All 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.
4Anahita 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.
5Anahita tuniensis (Patel & Reddy, 1988)CtenusDitto
6Bowie andamanensis (Gravely, 1931)CtenusDitto
7Bowie bomdilaensis (Tikader & Malhotra, 1981)CtenusDitto
8Bowie cochinensis (Gravely, 1931)CtenusDitto
9Bowie goaensis (Bastawade & Borkar, 2008)CtenusDitto
10Bowie himalayensis (Gravely, 1931)CtenusDitto
11Bowie indicus (Gravely, 1931)CtenusDitto
12Bowie kapuri (Tikader, 1973)CtenusDitto
13Bowie meghalayaensis (Tikader, 1976)CtenusDitto
14Bowie narashinhai (Patel & Reddy, 1988)CtenusDitto
15Bowie sikkimensis (Gravely, 1931)CtenusDitto
16Hippasosa 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.
17Hippasosa pilosa Roewer, 1960OcyaleDitto
18Callitrichia 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.
19Mitrager cornuta (Tanasevitch, 2015)OedothoraxDitto
20Mitrager falciferoides (Tanasevitch, 2015)OedothoraxDitto
21Mitrager globiceps (Thaler, 1987)OedothoraxDitto
22Mitrager lopchu (Tanasevitch, 2015)OedothoraxDitto
23Mitrager rustica (Tanasevitch, 2015)OedothoraxDitto
24Mitrager villosa (Tanasevitch, 2015)OedothoraxDitto
25Rhene 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.
26Rhene pallida (Thorell, 1895)ZeuxippusDitto
27Labahitha 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.
28Sarascelis 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.  
29Philoponella 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.
30Adelonychia 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.
31Adelonychia 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.