Alcimochthes Simon

Ileperuma Arachchi, Ilesha S. & Benjamin, Suresh P., 2019, The crab spider genus Tarrocanus Simon, 1895 with notes on the genera Alcimochthes Simon, 1895 and Domatha Simon, 1895 (Araneae: Thomisidae), Zootaxa 4613 (3), pp. 587-593: 590

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Alcimochthes Simon


Genus Alcimochthes Simon 

Type species: Alcimochthes limbatus Simon, 1885: 448  , pl. 10, fig 16.

Composition: Alcimochthes limbatus Simon, 1885  , A. melanophthalmus Simon, 1903  , A. meridionalis Tang & Li, 2009  .

Diagnosis: Male Alcimochthes  can be distinguished from Tarrocanus  and Domatha  by the enlarged continuous tubercles of lateral eyes (posterior lateral tubercles being the largest), the long and pointed RTA, VTA with a long stem. Females show a more or less sclerotized epigynal plate. For a detailed diagnosis see Tang & Li (2009) and Tang & Li (2010).