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Annandaliella ernakulamensis Jose & Sebastian, 2008

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Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Annandaliella ernakulamensis
  • Described By: Jose & Sebastian, 2008
  • Researcher Profile: Sunil K Jose, P A Sebastian
  • Genus: Annandaliella
  • Etymology: Species name refers to name of Ernakulam district in Kerala state, India.

Specimen Records

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  • Description of two mygalomorph spiders from south India (Araneae: Barychelidae, Theraphosidae).

    Sunil K Jose, P A Sebastian ,2008

    Present paper describes two species of spiders discovered during a study on the diversity of spiders of Kerala state, India. These species belong to the genera Sason (Barychelidae) and Annandaliella (Theraphosidae). Annandaliella ernaku- lamensis new species discovered from Ernakulam is characterized by a tibial apophysis in the form of short broad lobe of comb-like series of stout black spines and a characteristically different stridulatory spines on the chelicerae. Sason robustum is a redescription of the species based on a new specimen. Both species are illustrated and fully described during the study. SEM studies were undertaken in A. ernakulamensis sp. nov.

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