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
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