Marusik Yu.M. 2017. A review of Diphya (Aranei: Tetragnathidae) from South Africa // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.26. No.2: 133–138 [in English].

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KEY WORDS: Araneae, Diphyini, Metainae, Tetragnathinae, new species, redescription, distribution.

ABSTRACT. Three species of Diphya Nicolet, 1849 found in South Africa are surveyed. Diphya simoni Kauri, 1950, the single named species known in the country is redescribed based on the holotype female from Limpopo Province. A new species, D. tanikawai sp.n. (?) from Western Cape is described. One species represented by subadult specimens from Kwazulu Natal is illustrated. Distribution of the genus is mapped.

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