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New species of Toxopidae and Archaeidae


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Hickman, VV (1969) New species of Toxopidae and Archaeidae. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 103. pp. 1-12. ISSN 0080-4703

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A new species, Laestrygones setosus, is described and placed in the the family toxopidae. The female has double-pointed fangs on the chelicerae. The same feature is also recorded for the New Zealand spider, Laestrygones albiceris Urquhart.Four new species of Pararchaea Forster in the family are described. They are P. corticola, P. saxicola, P. ornata and P. bryophila. Remarks on the genus Pararchaea are added.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, RST, Van Diemens Land, natural history, science, ecology, taxonomy, botany, zoology, geology, geography, papers & proceedings, Australia, UTAS Library
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 1-12
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Additional Information: Copyright Royal Society of Tasmania
Date Deposited: 28 May 2012 04:36
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:37
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