Abstract

The Australian funnel-web spiders of the subfamily Atracinae are revised. The Atracinae are divided into three genera—Atrax O.P.-Cambridge with three species (two new), Hadronyche L. Koch with 31 species (18 new), and Illawarra n.gen. with one new species. Hadronyche is divided into four species groups—the lamingtonensis, adelaidensis, infensa and cerberea groups. Fourteen previously described species are redescribed or diagnosed. Twenty one new species are described: Atrax sutherlandi n.sp., A. yorkmainorum n.sp., Illawarra wisharti n.sp., Hadronyche alpina n.sp., H. emmalizae n.sp., H. marracoonda n.sp., H. monaro n.sp., H. tambo n.sp., H. nimoola n.sp., H. mascordi n.sp., H. jensenae n.sp., H. orana n.sp., H. lynabrae n.sp., H. kaputarensis n.sp., H. levittgreggae n.sp., H. macquariensis n.sp., H. walkeri n.sp., H. raveni n.sp., H. lamingtonensis n.sp., H. annachristiae n.sp. and H. monteithi n.sp. Two species described from Melanesia, H. hirsuta Rainbow and Styphlopis insularis Rainbow, are regarded as nomen dubia.

 
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Gray, 2010. Rec. Aust. Mus. 62(3): 285–392
Author
Michael R. Gray
Year
2010
Title
A revision of the Australian funnel-web spiders (Hexathelidae: Atracinae)
Serial Title
Records of the Australian Museum
Volume
62
Issue
3
Start Page
285
End Page
392
DOI
10.3853/j.0067-1975.62.2010.1556
Language
English
Date Published
25 November 2010
Cover Date
25 November 2010
ISSN
0067-1975
CODEN
RAUMAJ
Publisher
The Australian Museum
Place Published
Sydney, Australia
Subjects
ARACHNIDA; TAXONOMY; BIOGEOGRAPHY
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23 October 2010
Available Online
26 November 2010
Reference Number
1556
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