Huang Gui-Qiang1, Lin Ye-Jie2. 2020. A new species of Stiphropus (Aranei: Thomisidae) from China and first documentation of myrmecophily in this genus // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.29. No.2: 257–261 [in English].

1 School of Biological Science and Technology, Liupanshui Normal University, Liupanshui 553004, Guizhou, China. E-mail:

2 Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China. E-mail:

doi: 10.15298/arthsel.29.2.12

ABSTRACT. Stiphropus myrmecophilus sp.n. is described from Southern China based on both sexes, and the ecology of the new species is also discussed. Myrmecophily in this genus is described for the first time.

KEY WORDS: Asia, Araneae, crab spiders, Stiphropodinae, biology, Guangdong.

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