Malamel J.J.1, Prajapati D.A.1, Sudhikumar A.V.1, Sebastian P.A.2 2019. Two new species of the tribe Ballini Banks, 1892 from India (Araneae: Salticidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.28. No.3: 424–434 [in English].

1 Research and Development Centre, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore – 641 014, India.

2 Centre for Animal Taxonomy and Ecology, Zoology Dep., Christ College, Irinjalakuda, Kerala, 680 125, India.

doi: 10.15298/arthsel.28.3.07

ABSTRACT. The genus Indomarengo Benjamin, 2004 is reported from India for the first time. Two new species of the genera Indomarengo and Marengo Peckham et Peckham, 1892 are described. Detailed morphological descriptions, diagnoses and illustrations for both species and SEM images for the new Indomarengo species are provided. Several new morphological characters of the genus Indomarengo are discussed. Collecting localities of both new species are mapped.

KEY WORDS. Aranei, jumping spiders, taxonomy, diagnostic characters, distribution.

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