Sudhin P.P.1, Nafin K.S.1, Tripathi R.1, Jangid A.K.2, Prajapati D.A.3, Siliwal M.2, Sudhikumar A.V.1 2022. Description of two new species of the genus Afraflacilla Berland et Millot, 1941 (Araneae: Salticidae) from India // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.31. No.3: 326–334 [in English].

1 Centre for Animal Taxonomy and Ecology, Department of Zoology, Christ College (Autonomous), Irinjalakuda – 680 125, Kerala, India. E-mail (P.P. Sudhin):

2 Department of Animal Ecology and Conservation Biology, Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun – 248 001, Uttarakhand, India.

3 Research and Development Centre, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore – 641014, India.

doi: 10.15298/arthsel. 31.3.09

ABSTRACT: Two new species of jumping spiders, Afraflacilla miajlarensis sp.n. and Afraflacilla kurichiadensis sp.n. are described from India. Detailed morphological description, diagnostic features and illustration of the species are given. The current distribution records of the genus in India are mapped as well.

KEY WORDS: Aranei, jumping spiders, taxonomy, distribution, Thar Desert, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary.

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