Logunov D.V. 2014. New species and records of Lyssomanes Hentz, 1845 from Central and South Americas (Aranei: Salticidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.23. No.1: 57–76 [in English].

The Manchester Museum, The University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK. E-mail: dmitri.v.logunov@manchester.ac.uk

KEY WORDS: Central America, South America, spiders, Aranei, Salticidae, Lyssomanes, new species, (re)descriptions.

ABSTRACT. The paper is devoted to new taxonomic and faunistic data on 36 species of Lyssomanes. Seven new species are diagnosed, figured and described: L. lampeli sp.n. (?, Brazil), L. maddisoni sp.n. (??, Mexico), L. manausensis sp.n. (?, Brazil), L. matoensis sp.n. (?, Brazil), L. mexicanus sp.n. (?, Mexico), L. silvestris sp.n. (?, Brazil) and L. similis sp.n. (?, Brazil). Previously unknown females are described for L. anchicaya Galiano, 1984, L. diversus Galiano, 1980 and L. reductus Peckham et Peckham, 1896; these species are also redescribed and figured on the basis of both sexes. Female of L. vinocurae Galiano, 1996 is illustrated and redescribed as well. Six species are figured: L. convexus Banks, 1909 (?), L. lancetillae Galiano, 1980 (?), L. leucomelas Mello-Leitão, 1917 (??), L. malinche Galiano, 1980 (?), L. miniaceus Peckham et Wheeler, 1889 (?), and L. tristis Peckham et Wheeler, 1889 (?). New faunistic records for 25 Lyssomanes species are provided.

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