Prajapati D.A.1,2, Malamel J.J.1,2, Sudhikumar A.V.1,3, Sebastian P.A.2 2018. A new species of the jumping spider genus Icius Simon, 1876 from India (Aranei: Salticidae: Chrysillini) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.27. No.4: 330–334 [in English].

1 Research and Development Centre, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore – 641 014, India. E-mail:

2 Division of Arachnology, Department of Zoology, Sacred Heart College, Thevara, Cochin, Kerala 682 013, India.

3 Centre for Animal Taxonomy and Ecology, Department of Zoology, Christ College, Irinjalakuda, Kerala, 680 125, India.

doi: 10.15298/arthsel. 27.4.08

ABSTRACT. A new species of the jumping spiders — Icius vikrambatrai sp.n. (♂♀) — is described from South India. A detailed morphological description, diagnosis and illustrations of the copulatory organs are provided. Distribution of all the Indian Icius species is mapped.

KEY WORDS: jumping spiders, South India, new species, taxonomy, distribution.

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