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1 April 2012 A new species of the genus Idiops and notes on Idiops bombayensis Siliwal et al. 2005 (Araneae: Idiopidae) from Northern Western Ghats of Maharashtra, India
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A new species of trapdoor spider, Idiops rubrolimbatus sp. nov., is described from the northern part of the Western Ghats of Maharashtra. Idiops bombayensis Siliwal et al. 2005 was originally described based on only a female specimen. Here, a description of the male is provided for the first time, along with a female description based on fresh collections from Mumbai and Matheran, Maharashtra state, India. Natural history information is provided for both species.

Zeeshan A. Mirza and Rajesh V. Sanap "A new species of the genus Idiops and notes on Idiops bombayensis Siliwal et al. 2005 (Araneae: Idiopidae) from Northern Western Ghats of Maharashtra, India," The Journal of Arachnology 40(1), (1 April 2012). https://doi.org/10.1636/A11-37.1
Received: 29 April 2011; Published: 1 April 2012
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