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Ultra rare Paraplectana sakaguchii Uyemura, 1938 (Araneae:Araneidae) new to Korean spider fauna

  • Lee, Sue Yeon ;
  • Yoo, Jung Sun ;
  • Kim, Seung Tae
  • Received : 2015.01.16
  • Accepted : 2015.02.25
  • Published : 2015.02.28

Abstract

Paraplectana sakaguchii Uyemura, 1938 is a ultra rare species belonging to Araneidae worldwide. This species was collected by sweep net between the shrubs at the foot of mountainous region in August, 2012. This species is briefly described and illustrated in this report. The spider genus Paraplectana is also newly recorded to Korean spider fauna.

Keywords

Araneidae;description;Korea;Paraplectana sakaguchii

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Acknowledgement

Supported by : National Institute of Biological Resources