Two new peacock spider species of the genus Maratus (Araneae: Salticidae: Salticinae) from south-western Australia

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ABSTRACT – The Australian endemic Peacock spider genus Maratus currently includes 97 species which are renowned for their elaborate courtship displays. Two new species are described from south-western Australia, M. fletcheri sp. nov. and M. harveyi sp. nov. Recently collected material has extended the range of M. madelineae Waldock, 2014. A brief summary of the courtship display for M. fletcheri sp. nov. is included.

Author(s) Julianne M. Waldock, Michael Duncan, Michael Doe, Adam Fletcher, Christian O’Toole and Paul Irvine
Volume
Records 35 :
Article Published
2020
Page Number
1

DOI
10.18195/issn.0312-3162.35.2020.001-009