Leclercera Deeleman-Reinhold, 1995

Xu, Mingjie, Li, Fengyuan & Li, Shuqiang, 2018, Four new species of the spider genus Leclercera Deeleman-Reinhold (Araneae, Ochyroceratidae) from Nepal, Zootaxa 4461 (4), pp. 558-572: 559

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Leclercera Deeleman-Reinhold, 1995


Genus Leclercera Deeleman-Reinhold, 1995 

Type species: Leclercera khaoyai Deeleman-Reinhold, 1995  .

Diagnosis. The genus can be distinguished from other Psilodercinae genera by the combination of following characters: 1) fovea short or a simple depression (deep depression in Althepus Thorell, 1898  ); 2) maxillae mesodistally rounded; 3) cheliceral retromargin with 2 teeth or denticles (toothless in Merzocera Fage, 1912 and Psiloderces Simon, 1892  ); 4) male palpal tibia or tarsus with retrolateral apophysis; 5) cymbium lacking lateral apophysis and lanceolate apophysis ( Deeleman-Reinhold 1995; Liu et al. 2017).