Menglunia

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Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Araneoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Ordo: Araneae
Subordo: Opisthothelae
Infraordo: Araneomorphae
Taxon: Neocribellatae
Series: Entelegynae
Superfamilia: Araneoidea

Familia: Theridiosomatidae
Genus: Menglunia
Species: M. inaffecta

Name[edit]

  • Menglunia Zhao & Li, 2012
Type species: Menglunia inaffecta Zhao & Li, 2012
Etymology: The generic epithet refers to the place měng lún, where these specimens were collected. Menglun Town is located at Xishuangbanna in Yunnan province, where tropical rain forest harbors countless species, both vertebrates and invertebrates. Gender is feminine.

References[edit]

  • Zhao, Qingyuan & Shu-Qiang Li, 2012: Eleven new species of theridiosomatid spiders from southern China (Araneae, Theridiosomatidae). ZooKeys, 255: 1–48. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.255.3272.