On the taxonomic validity of Indian ground spiders: II. Genera Drassyllus Chamberlin, 1922 and Nodocion Chamberlin, 1922 (Araneae: Gnaphosidae)

Pradeep M. Sankaran, John T.D. Caleb, Pothalil A. Sebastian
2020 European Journal of Taxonomy  
Indian species of Drassyllus and Nodocion are revised, mostly based on the type material available in the National Zoological Collection, Zoological Survey of India, Kolkata. All the Indian representatives of the former genus are transferred to Cryptodrassus, with a synonymy of Drassyllus jabalpurensis syn. nov. with Cryptodrassus khajuriai comb. nov., while the Indian species of the latter genus are transferred to Setaphis, with a provisional transfer of Nodocion solanensis. All the examined
more » ... All the examined type specimens are imaged and supplementary descriptions are provided.
doi:10.5852/ejt.2020.673 fatcat:igfm2j4xejan3c4r2qpl35wxeq