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Your Position :Home->Past Journals Catalog->1993 Vol.12 No.4

Two New Species Of The Genus Chiracanthium From China (Araneae : Clubionidae)
Author of the article:ZHANG Gu-ren1, ZHU Chuan-dian2
Author's Workplace:(1.Research Institute of Entomology, Zhongshan University, Guangzhou, 510275; 2.Department of Biology, Bethune Medical University, Changchun, 130021)
Key Words:Chiracanthium; new species; Araneae; Clubionidae
Abstract:
This paper deals with two new species of the genus Chiracanthium from China. All the type specimens are kept in the Department of Biology, Bethune Medical University.
Chiracanthium exquistitum sp. nov. (Fig. 1,2)
Holotype: ♀ (75-1053), Hainan Province, Dec. 12, 1975, by Zhu.
Female: Total length 10.30 mm. Carapace yellow. Leg formula: 1, 4, 2, 3. Abdomen without any special macula. Epigynum with a round cavity, and copulatory opening in it. Spermathecae ball shaped. Copulatory tube with four spirals.
Male unknown.
The new species resembles Chiracanthium japonicum Boes. et Str., 1906, but differs from the latter in vulva and epigynum.
Chiracanthium hypocyrtum sp. nov. (Fig. 3, 4)
Holotype: ♀ (83-610), Lancang County, Yunnan Province, July 16, 1983, by Zhu; paratype: 1♀ (H85-7), Jiangkou County, Guizhou Province, May 31, 1987, by Zhang, kept in the Department of Biology, Hunan Normal University.
Female: Total length 14.69 mm. Carapace yellowish brown. Chelicerae with three promarginal teeth and two retromarginal teeth. Leg formula: 1, 4, 2, 3. Abdomen yellow. Epigynum with a cavity. Copulatory opening in the cavity. Spermathecae round shaped. Copulatory tube with 3 spirals.
Male Unknown.
The new species similar to Chiracanthium japonicum Boes. et Str., 1906, but differs from the latter in vulva and epigynum.
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