Description of the Male of Alloclubionoides ovatus (Arachnida: Araneae: Amaurobiidae) from Korea

  • Kim, Byung-Woo (Department of Life Science, College of Natural Sciences, Hanyang University) ;
  • Lee, Won-Cheol (Department of Life Science, College of Natural Sciences, Hanyang University)
  • Published : 2008.03.31


The first known males of the spider Alloclubionoides ovatus (Paik, 1976) from Korea are described with detailed illustrations, spination of each leg and trichobothrium patterns. Males have a large conductor expanded curvedly 'p'-shaped with thin membrane of distal end surrounded the linear embolus and slender embolus penetrating tegulum.


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