Marusik Yu.M. 2010. First description of the female of Xerophaeus espoir Platnick, 1981 (Aranei: Gnaphosidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.19. No.1: 7–9 [in English].

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doi: 10.15298/arthsel.19.1.02

KEY WORDS: Aranei, spiders, Gnaphosidae, first description, redescription.

ABSTRACT. Female of Xerophaeus espoir Platnick, 1981 from Seychelles Islands is described for the first time and male is redescribed. The species was found on Marianne and North islands for the first time.

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