Updates 2021

NEW ADDITIONS
S.No.NameReference
1Irura 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.
2Oxyopes 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.
3Oxyopes 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.
4Conothele 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.
5Theridula 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.
6Theridula opulenta (Walckenaer, 1841)Ditto
7Chinattus 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.
8Phintella 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.
9Icius tukarami Prajapati, Kumbhar & Kamboj, 2021Ditto
10Dexippus 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.
11Gravelyia 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.
12Pimoa 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.
13Pimoa nainital Zhang & Li, 2021Ditto
14Pimoa shoja Zhang & Li, 2021Ditto
15Indoseges 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.
16Indoseges malkhangiri Choudhury, Siliwal, Das & Giroti, 2021Ditto
17Indoseges narayani Choudhury, Siliwal, Das & Giroti, 2021Ditto
18Indoseges satkosia Das, Siliwal, Choudhury & Giroti, 2021Ditto
19Indoseges sushildutta Siliwal, Das, Choudhury, & Giroti, 2021Ditto
20Maripanthus 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.
21Menemerus 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.
22Borboropactus 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.
23Polyboea 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
1Marpissa 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.
2Marpissa kalapani Tikader 1977 = Epocilla calcarata (Karsch, 1880)Ditto
3Evippa 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.
4Pardosa 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.
5Arctosa 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
1Storenomorpha raghavai (Patel & Reddy, 1991)HomalonychusSankaran, P. M. (2021). Transfer of Homalonychus raghavai Patel & Reddy, 1991 to Storenomorpha Simon, 1884 (Araneae: Zodariidae). Zootaxa 5039(2): 299-300.
2Serratacosa 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.
3Coillina 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.
4Scotophaeus goaensis (Tikader, 1982)HerpyllusDitto
5Zelotes calcuttaensis (Biswas, 1984)HerpyllusDitto
6Hitobia lamhetaghatensis (Gajbe & Gajbe, 1999)SergiolusDitto
7Hitobia meghalayensis (Tikader & Gajbe, 1976)SergiolusDitto
8Hitobia poonaensis (Tikader & Gajbe, 1976)SergiolusDitto
9Hitobia singhi (Tikader & Gajbe, 1976)Sergiolus.Ditto
10Poecilochroa khodiar (Patel, 1988)SergiolusDitto
11Macracantha 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.
12Ovia 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.