Sanap R.V.1, Caleb J.T.D.2, Joglekar A.3 2019. A new species of the hisponine jumping spiders from India (Araneae: Salticidae), with some observations on its life history // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.28. No.1: 113–124 [in English].

1 National Center for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bangaluru – 560 065, Karnataka, India.

2 Zoological Survey of India, Prani Vigyan Bhavan, M-Block, New Alipore, Kolkata – 700 053, West Bengal, India. E-mail:

3 706, Piccadilly 3, Royal Palms Estate, Aarey Milk Colony, Goregaon East, Mumbai – 400 065, Maharashtra, India.

doi: 10.15298/arthsel. 28.1.09

ABSTRACT. A new species of the hisponine jumping spider genus Jerzego Maddison, 2014 — Jerzego sunillimaye sp.n. (♂♀) — is described. The species was found inhabiting the jungle floor of Aarey Milk Colony, Mumbai (Maharashtra, India). A detailed description and diagnostic illustrations of the species along with observations of mating, ovipostion, and postembryonic development are presented.

KEY WORDS: Aranei, bionomics, description, taxonomy, Mumbai, Jerzego.

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