Updates 2021

NEW ADDITIONS
S.No.NameReference
1Psechrus hartmanni Bayer, 2012Ashigha, I. V., Sen, S. & Sureshan, P. M. (2021). First record of Psechrus hartmanni Bayer, 2012 (Araneae: Psechridae) from India. Far Eastern Entomologist 441: 13-16.
2Uloborus shendurneyensisAsima, Sudhikumar & Prasad, 2021Asima, A., Sudhikumar, A. V. & Prasad, G. (2021). Description of a new species of Uloborus Latreille, 1806 (Araneae: Uloboridae) from Shendurney Wildlife Sanctuary of Western Ghats, India. Serket 18(1): 47-52.
3Afraflacilla banni Prajapati, Tatu & Kamboj,2021Prajapati, D. A., Tatu, K. & Kamboj, R. D. (2021). First record of Afraflacilla Berland & Millot, 1941 from India, with description of a new species (Araneae: Salticidae) Arachnology 18 (9): 990-992.
4Araneus tubabdominus Zhu & Zhang, 1993Sen, S., Caleb, J.T.D. & Acharya, S. (2021). First record of the orb-weaving spider Araneus tubabdominus Zhu & Zhang, 1993 (Araneae: Araneidae) from India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 13(12): 19864-19866.
5Oedothorax cheruthoniensis Domichan & Sunil Jose, 2021Domichan, A. & Sunil Jose, K. (2021). Genus Oedothorax Bertkau, 1883 (Araneae: Linyphiidae: Erigoninae) with description of two new species from India. International Journal of Entomology Research 6(5): 167-169.
6Oedothorax retusus Westring, 1851Ditto
7Oedothorax veloorensis Domichan & Sunil Jose, 2021Ditto
8Gaviphosa kera Sankaran, 2021Sankaran, P. M. & Caleb, J. T. D. (2021). On the taxonomic validity of Indian ground spiders: V. Genera Megamyrmaekion Reuss, 1834, Sosticus Chamberlin, 1922 and Gaviphosa gen. nov. (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Zootaxa 5040(4): 539-564.
9Carrhotus spiridonovi Logunov, 2021Logunov, D. V. (2021). New species and records of the jumping spiders from India and Nepal (Aranei: Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 30(3): 351-361.
10Carrhotus erus Jastrzebski, 1999Ditto
11Colopsus cinereus Kanesharatnam & Benjamin, 2021Ditto
12Thyene bivittata Xie & Peng, 1995Ditto
13Irura mandarina Simon, 1903Kadam, G., Tripathi, R., Jangid, A. K., Sudhikumar, A. V. & Hill, D. E. (2021). First records of the jumping spider genus Irura Peckham & Peckham 1901 (Araneae: Salticidae: Simaethina) from India. Peckhamia 243.1: 1-9.
14Oxyopes dinendrai Sen & Sureshan, 2021Sen, S. & Sureshan, P. M. (2021b). Two new species of Oxyopes Latreille (Araneae: Oxyopidae) from Western Ghats. Indian Journal of Entomology 83(2): 174-176.
15Oxyopes scapeus Sen & Sureshan, 2021Sen, S. & Sureshan, P. M. (2021b). Two new species of Oxyopes Latreille (Araneae: Oxyopidae) from Western Ghats. Indian Journal of Entomology 83(2): 174-176.
16Conothele chinnarensis Sunil Jose, 2021Sunil Jose, K. (2021). A new species of the trapdoor spider genus Conothele Thorell, 1878 (Araneae: Halonoproctidae) from Western Ghats, Kerala, India. Zoological Systematics 46(3): 258-263.
17Theridula gonygaster (Simon, 1873)Sekhar, R. & Sunil Jose, K. (2021). First record of two Theridula Emerton, 1882 species (Aranaea: Theridiidae) from India. In: Indu, M. S., Sebastian, H. & Joseph, P. (eds.) Modern trends in biological research. Vimala College, Thrissur, India, pp. 71-74.
18Theridula opulenta (Walckenaer, 1841)Ditto
19Chinattus validus (Xie, Peng & Kim, 1993)Logunov, D. V. (2021). Notes on the genus Chinattus Logunov, 1999 from India, Pakistan and Nepal (Arachnida: Araneae: Salticidae). Zootaxa 5006(1): 110-120.
20Phintella cholkei Prajapati, Kumbhar, Caleb, Sanap & Kamboj, 2021Prajapati, D.A. Kumbhar, S.B., Caleb, J.T.D., Sanap, R.V., Kamboj R.D. (2021). Description of two new species of the tribe Chrysillini Simon from India (Araneae: Salticidae). Arthropoda Selecta 30(2): 230-238.
21Icius tukarami Prajapati, Kumbhar & Kamboj, 2021Ditto
22Dexippus kleini Thorell, 1891Basumatary, P., Caleb J.T.D. & Brahma, D. (2021). Rediscovery of Dexippus kleini Thorell 1891 (Araneae: Salticidae: Plexippini) after 129 years and its first record from India. Acta Arachnologica 70(1): 35-38.
23Gravelyia boro Basumatary & Brahma, 2021Basumatary, P. & Brahma, D. (2021). One new burrow spider of the genus Gravelyia Mirza & Mondal, 2018 (Araneae: Nemesiidae) from north-east India. Acta Arachnologica 70(1): 39-46.
24Pimoa gagna Zhang & Li, 2021Lin, Y. J., Marusik, Y. M., Gao, C. X., Xu, H., Zhang, X. Q., Wang, Z. Y., Zhu, W. H. & Li, S. Q. (2021). Twenty-three new spider species (Arachnida: Araneae) from Asia. Zoological Systematics 46(2): 91-152.
25Pimoa nainital Zhang & Li, 2021Ditto
26Pimoa shoja Zhang & Li, 2021Ditto
27Indoseges chilika Siliwal, Das, Choudhury & Giroti, 2021Choudhury, S. R., Siliwal, M., Das, S. K. & Giroti, A. M. (2021). Description of a new genus and five new species of tube-dwelling spider family Segestriidae (Araneae: Synspermiata) from Odisha, India. Zootaxa 4963(1): 91-114.
28Indoseges malkhangiri Choudhury, Siliwal, Das & Giroti, 2021Ditto
29Indoseges narayani Choudhury, Siliwal, Das & Giroti, 2021Ditto
30Indoseges satkosia Das, Siliwal, Choudhury & Giroti, 2021Ditto
31Indoseges sushildutta Siliwal, Das, Choudhury, & Giroti, 2021Ditto
32Maripanthus gloria Caleb, 2021Caleb, J.T.D., Francis, C. & Bhat, V.K. (2021). A new baviine species of the genus Maripanthus Maddison from India (Araneae: Salticidae). Revue Suisse de Zoologie 128(1): 99-105.
33Menemerus marginatus (Kroneberg, 1875)Tripathi, R., Jangid, A.K., Siliwal, M., Dutta, S. & Sudhikumar, A. V.  (2021). First record of Menemerus marginatus (Kroneberg, 1875) (Araneae: Salticidae: Chrysillini) from India. Peckhamia 231.1:  1-7.
34Borboropactus bituberculatus Simon, 1884Dash, M. & Sivaperuman, C. (2021b). New distributional report of Borboropactus bituberculatus Simon 1884 from Nicobar Islands, India. World News of Natural Sciences 36: 1-8.
35Polyboea vulpina Thorell, 1895Sen, S. & Sureshan, P. M. (2021). New record of nursery web spider, Polyboea vulpina Thorell, 1895 (Araneae: Pisauridae) from India with a key to Indian species. Romanian Journal of Biology – Zoology 65(1-2, 2020): 55-59.
IN SYNONYMY
S.No.NameReference
1Castaneira quadrimaculata Reimoser, 1934 = Coenoptychus pulcher Simon, 1885Sankaran, P. M. (2021b). A review of the Indian species of Apochinomma Pavesi, 1881 and Corinnomma Karsch, 1880, synonymy of Castianeira quadrimaculata Reimoser, 1934, and a catalogue of the Indian corinnid fauna (Arachnida: Araneae). Zootaxa 5072(6): 541-559.
2Corinnomma rufofuscum Reimoser, 1934 = Apochinomma nitidum (Thorell, 1895)Ditto
3Megamyrmaekion kajalae Biswas & Biswas, 1992 = Drassodes luridus (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1874)Sankaran, P. M. & Caleb, J. T. D. (2021). On the taxonomic validity of Indian ground spiders: V. Genera Megamyrmaekion Reuss, 1834, Sosticus Chamberlin, 1922 and Gaviphosa gen. nov. (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Zootaxa 5040(4): 539-564.
4Megamyrmaekion ashae Tikade & Gajbe, 1977 = Megamyrmaekion caudatum Reuss, 1834Ditto
5Sosticus jabalpurensis Bhandari & Gajbe, 2001= Sphingius barkudensis Gravely, 1931Ditto
6Sosticus sundargarhensis Gajbe, 1979 = Sphingius barkudensis Gravely, 1931Ditto
7Sosticus poonaensis Tikader, 1982 = Sphingius caniceps Simon, 1906Ditto
8Marpissa tigrina Tikader, 1965 = Epocilla aura (Dyal, 1935)Caleb, J.T.D., Sanap, R.V., Prajapati, D.A. & Bambhaniya, P. (2021). Taxonomic notes on two jumping spider species of the genus Epocilla Thorell(Araneae: Salticidae: Chrysillini) from India and Pakistan. Arthropoda Selecta 30(2): 221-229.
9Marpissa kalapani Tikader 1977 = Epocilla calcarata (Karsch, 1880)Ditto
10Evippa mandlaensis Gajbe, 2004 = Wadicosa fidelis (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1872)Sankaran, P.M., Caleb, J.T.D. & Sebastian, P.A. (2021c). Notes on Indian wolf spiders: I. Genus Evippa Simon, 1882 (Araneae: Lycosidae, Evippinae). Zootaxa 4975(1): 159-175.
11Pardosa mysorensis (Tikader & Mukerji, 1971) = Pardosa sumatrana (Thorell, 1890)Abhijith, R. S., Sheeba, P. & Sudhikumar, A. V. (2021). Synonymization of Pardosa mysorensis (Tikader & Mukerji, 1971) with Pardosa sumatrana (Thorell, 1890). Serket 17(4): 406-412.
12Arctosa tappaensis Gajbe, 2004 = Arctosa himalayensis Tikader & Malhotra, 1980Sankaran, P.M., Caleb, J.T.D. & Sebastian, P.A. (2021). Revision of Indian wolf spiders: I. Genus Arctosa C.L. Koch, 1847 (Araneae: Lycosidae, Tricassinae). Zootaxa 4908(4): 489-504.
TRANSFERS
S.No.NameTransferred fromReference
1Bathippus brevipalpis (Roy, Saha & Raychaudhuri, 2016)  CheliceroidesLogunov, D.V. (2021). Jumping spiders (Araneae: Salticidae) of the Na Hang Nature Reserve, Tuyen Quang Province, Vietnam. Arachnology 18(9): 1021-1055.
2Poecilochroa jodhpurensis (Gajbe, 1993)MegamyrmaekionSankaran, P. M. & Caleb, J. T. D. (2021). On the taxonomic validity of Indian ground spiders: V. Genera Megamyrmaekion Reuss, 1834, Sosticus Chamberlin, 1922 and Gaviphosa gen. nov. (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Zootaxa 5040(4): 539-564.
3Sphingius dherikanalensis (Gajbe, 1979)SosticusDitto
4Sphingius nainitalensis (Gajbe, 1979)SosticusDitto
5Sphingius solanensis (Gajbe, 1979)SosticusDitto
6Urozelotes pawani (Gajbe, 1993)SosticusDitto
7Storenomorpha raghavai (Patel & Reddy, 1991)HomalonychusSankaran, P. M. (2021a). Transfer of Homalonychus raghavai Patel & Reddy, 1991 to Storenomorpha Simon, 1884 (Araneae: Zodariidae). Zootaxa 5039(2): 299-300.
8Serratacosa himalayensis (Gravely, 1924)HognaWang, L. Y., Peng, X. J. & Zhang, Z. S. (2021). Serratacosa, a new genus of Lycosidae (Araneae) from the southern slopes of the Eastern Himalayas. European Journal of Taxonomy 762: 96-107.
9Coillina yogeshi (Gajbe, 1993)ApodrassodesSankaran, P.M., Caleb, J.T.D. & Sebastian, P.A. (2021). On the taxonomic validity of Indian ground spiders: IV. Genera Apodrassodes Vellard, 1924, Herpyllus Hentz, 1832 and Sergiolus Simon, 1892 (Araneae: Gnaphosidae). Journal of Natural History 54(43-44): 2839-2857.
10Scotophaeus goaensis (Tikader, 1982)HerpyllusDitto
11Zelotes calcuttaensis (Biswas, 1984)HerpyllusDitto
12Hitobia lamhetaghatensis (Gajbe & Gajbe, 1999)SergiolusDitto
13Hitobia meghalayensis (Tikader & Gajbe, 1976)SergiolusDitto
14Hitobia poonaensis (Tikader & Gajbe, 1976)SergiolusDitto
15Hitobia singhi (Tikader & Gajbe, 1976)Sergiolus.Ditto
16Poecilochroa khodiar (Patel, 1988)SergiolusDitto
17Macracantha hasselti (C. L. Koch, 1837)GasteracanthaMacharoenboon, K., Siriwut, W. & Jeratthitikul, E. (2021). A review of the taxonomy of spiny-backed orb-weaving spiders of the subfamily Gasteracanthinae (Araneae, Araneidae) in Thailand. ZooKeys 1032: 17-62.
18Ovia quinquedens (Dhali, Roy, Sen, Saha & Raychaudhuri, 2012)ArctosaSankaran, P.M., Caleb, J.T.D. & Sebastian, P.A. (2021). Revision of Indian wolf spiders: I. Genus Arctosa C.L. Koch, 1847 (Araneae: Lycosidae, Tricassinae). Zootaxa 4908(4): 489-504.