Paul J.1, Prajapati D.A.2, Joseph M.M.1, Sebastian P.A.1 2020. Description of a new species of Colaxes Simon, 1900 (Araneae: Salticidae: Ballinae) from the tropical montane cloud forests of Western Ghats, India // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.29. No.2: 244–250 [in English].

1 Division of Arachnology, Department of Zoology, Sacred Heart College, Thevara, Cochin, Kerala 682 013, India. E-mail:

2 GEER Foundation, Indroda Nature Park, Gandhinagar, Gujarat 382007, India.

doi: 10.15298/arthsel.29.2.10

ABSTRACT. A new species Colaxes sazailus sp.n. is described from South India. A detailed description, diagnostic features and illustrations of both sexes are given. The collecting localities of all the Colaxes species from South Asia are updated and mapped.

KEY WORDS: Aranei, Chikmagalur, jumping spider, high altitude, shola forests.

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