Redescription of the Type Species of the Genus Argistes (Aranei, Liocranidae)

Yu. M. Marusik 1
  • 1 Institute for Biological Problems of the North RAS, Portovaya st., 18, Magadan, Russia Zoological Museum, Biodiversity Unit, FI-20014 University of Turku, Finland Department of Zoology & Entomology, University of the Free State, , Bloemfontein , South Africa

Abstract

A previously unknown female of Argistes velox Simon, 1897, type species of the genus Argistes, is described and the male is redescribed. Th e species is known only from Sri Lanka. Status of the genus is briefly commented.

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