Prajapati D.A.1, Kumbhar S.B.2, Caleb J.T.D.1, Sanap R.V.3, Kamboj R.D.3 2021. Description of two new species of the tribe Chrysillini Simon, 1901 from India (Araneae: Salticidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.30. No.2: 230–238 [in English].

1 GEER Foundation, Indroda Nature Park, Gandhinagar, Gujarat 382007, India. E-mail:

2 House No. 10, Ganesh Krupa Chawl, Rambaug Lane No.4, Kalyan (W), Thane, Maharashtra 421301, India.

3 Biodiversity Lab, National Centre for Biological Sciences, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, GKVK Campus, Bellary Road, Bengaluru – 560 065, Karnataka, India.

doi: 10.15298/arthsel.30.2.10

ABSTRACT. Two new species of the jumping spiders, Phintella cholkei sp.n. (♂♀) and Icius tukarami sp.n. (♂), from Maharashtra state, India are described. Their detailed morphological descriptions, diagnoses and illustrations of the copulatory organs are provided. Yet, observations on maternal care and habitat of P. cholkei sp.n. are provided as well.

KEY WORDS: Aranei, Icius, jumping spiders, Phintella, taxonomy.

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