Ariadna molur Siliwal & Yadav, 2017
- GBIF Backbone Taxonomy
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- Siliwal, Manju, Archana Yadav & Dolly Kumar. 2017. Three new species of tube-dwelling spider Ariadna Audouin, 1826 (Araneae: Segestridae) from India. Zootaxa 4362(3): 433-441.
- Ariadna molur
Diagnosis. Female differs from A. nebulosa by presence of 4 - 4 spines on tibia I ventrally (in A. nebulosa 3 - 3 spines; in A. vansda sp. nov. 5 - 3 spines) and mt I ventrally with 6 - 5 spines (in A. nebulosa and A. vansda sp. nov. 3 - 3 spines). It differs from rest of the well described known species by the anterior receptacle, long, strongly sclerotized with pointed tip (Figs 15, 20 – 21) [in A. vansda sp. nov. AR broader at its base, with dorsal lobe slightly sclerotized]. Interpulmonary fold narrow, widely convex at middle, and lateral parts with dorsal saw-like extensions (Figs 15, 20) [in A. vansda sp. nov., the interpulmonary fold have a widened sclerotization at middle, and its lateral parts lacking dorsal extensions].
Etymology. The species epithet is a noun in apposition, in honor of the founder of Wildlife Information Liaison Development Society, Dr. Sanjay Molur for his efforts to popularize Indian spider research.
Type specimens. Holotype: female, 29. i. 2010, India: Karnataka: Kulgi, Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, 513 m (15 0 10 ' 09.6 " N, 74 0 38 ' 02.3 " E), coll. M. Siliwal, N. Gupta and S. Behra, WILD- 10 - ARA- 620. Paratype: 1 female, same data as holotype, WILD- 10 - ARA- 612.
- Ariadna molur Siliwal & Yadav, 2017
- Siliwal, M., Yadav, A., Kumar, D. (2017) Three new species of tube-dwelling spider genus <i>Ariadna</i> Audouin, 1826 (Araneae: Segestriidae) from India: Zootaxa 4362(3): 433-441