Azarkina G.N. 2019. A new species of Aelurillus Simon, 1884 (Aranei: Salticidae) from Thailand, with the first description of the male of A. afghanus Azarkina, 2006 // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.28. No.3: 408–416 [in English].

The Laboratory of Systematics of Invertebrate Animals, The Institute of Systematics and Ecology of Animals, Siberian Branch Russian Academy of Sciences, Frunze Street 11, Novosibirsk 630091, Russia. E-mail:

doi: 10.15298/arthsel. 28.3.05

ABSTRACT. A new species of Aelurillus Simon, 1884 from Thailand — A. thailandicus sp.n. (♂♀, Phitsanulok and Nakhon Ratchasima Provinces) — is diagnosed and described. The male of Aelurillus afghanus Azarkina, 2006 is described for the first time. The ‘minimontanus’ species group is proposed and described. An identification key to all the species of this group is given, and collecting localities of all of them are mapped.

KEY WORDS: Araneae, jumping spiders, SE Asia, the ‘minimontanus’ species group, spiders.

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