Four new species of the genus Draconarius Ovtchinnikov, 1999 (Araneae, Agelenidae) from the Tibetan Plateau, China.

Affiliation

Hebei Key Laboratory of Animal Diversity, College of Life Science, Langfang Normal University, Langfang 065000, China Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China. [Email]

Abstract

Four new species of Draconarius Ovtchinnikov, 1999 (Araneae, Agelenidae) from the Tibetan Plateau, China are described: Draconarius baibaensis sp. n. (♀), Draconarius budanlaensis sp. n. (♀), Draconarius yigongensis sp. n. (♂♀), and Draconarius yingbinensis sp. n. (♀). The male of Draconarius linzhiensis (Hu, 2001) is described for the first time and the female re-illustrated. All species belong to the Draconarius venustus-group. The examined specimens are deposited in the Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IZCAS) in Beijing.

Keywords

Araneae, Coelotinae, biodiversity, morphology, taxonomy, Tibet,

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