Zonstein S.L.1, Marusik Yu.M.2 2014. A redescription of Damarchus cavernicola Abraham, 1924, with notes on Damarchus Thorell, 1891 and Atmetochilus Simon, 1887 (Aranei: Nemesiidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.23. No.3: 273–278 [in English].

1 Department of Zoology, The George S. Wise Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel-Aviv University, 69978 Tel-Aviv, Israel. E-mail: znn@post.tau.ac.il

2 Institute for Biological Problems of the North RAS, Portovaya Str. 18, Magadan 685000, Russia. E-mail: yurmar@mail.ru

KEY WORDS: mygalomorph spiders, taxonomy, cave species, Malaysia.

ABSTRACT. An illustrated redescription of a poorly known nemesiid Damarchus cavernicola Abraham, 1924 = Latouchia batuensis Roewer, 1962, syn.n., found only in Batu Caves, Malaysia is provided. An Indian species Damarchus bifidus Gravely, 1935 is transferred to the related genus Atmetochilus, and a new combination A. bifidus (Gravely, 1935), comb.n. is established.

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