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First record of the genus Passiena (Araneae, Lycosidae) from China, with the first description of the male of P. spinicrus Thorell, 1890 from Malaysia

Authors: Bing Tan, Muhammad Irfan, Zhi-Sheng Zhang, Lu-Yu Wang


The genus Passiena is recorded for the first time from China with Passiena duani sp. nov. (♂♀) from Guangxi described here. In addition, the male of P. spinicrus Thorell, 1890 is described for the first time based on a specimen from Malaysia and colour photographs of freshly collected material are also presented. Detailed morphological descriptions, photographs, genital illustrations, and a distribution map for the two species are provided.