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Two new species of the goblin spider genus Cavisternum from tropical Australia (Araneae: Oonopidae)

Title

Two new species of the goblin spider genus Cavisternum from tropical Australia (Araneae: Oonopidae) (854 KB) pdf document icon

Author/s

Harvey, M.S. & Baehr, B.C.

Citation

Harvey, M.S. & Baehr, B.C. 2013 10 10: Two new species of the goblin spider genus Cavisternum from tropical Australia (Araneae: Oonopidae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum – Nature 58: 359–366. https://doi.org/10.17082/j.2204-1478.58.2013.2013-13

Accepted 31 May 2013
Published online October 2013
Peer reviewed:

Yes

DOI

https://doi.org/10.17082/j.2204-1478.58.2013.2013-13

Keywords tropical, goblin spider, new species

Abstract

Two new species of the Australian endemic goblin spider genus Cavisternum are described from the Wongalara Wildlife Sanctuary located in the Northern Territory, Australia.
Cavisternum gillespieae was found in a gully dominated by rainforest vegetation, and C. leichhardti occurred in open woodland environments