Pseudonesticus clavatus Liu & Li, 2013

Lin, Yucheng, Ballarin, Francesco & Li, Shuqiang, 2016, A survey of the spider family Nesticidae (Arachnida, Araneae) in Asia and Madagascar, with the description of forty-three new species, ZooKeys 627, pp. 1-168: 57

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Pseudonesticus clavatus Liu & Li, 2013


Taxon classification Animalia Araneae Nesticidae

Pseudonesticus clavatus Liu & Li, 2013  

Pseudonesticus clavatus   Liu & Li, 2013a: 790, figs 1-14 (♂♀).


Males can be recognized from those of other Pseudonesticus   species by the wider distal process (Dp) of the paracymbium, the big and thick process of the conductor (Cp), the wide and well-developed ventral apophysis of the paracymbium (Va) and the thick embolus which are respectively, narrower, smaller and thinner, less developed or absent and slimmer in the other species (see Liu and Li 2013a: figs 1-2, 7-8). Females of this species can be distinguished by the wider, piriform spermathecae rather than small and almost round spermathecae, by the U-shaped scape (Sp) and by the smaller vulval pockets (Vp) (respectively slimmer, triangular or U-shaped but with a larger proximal part and wider in the other species) (see Liu and Li 2013a: figs 4-5, 12-14).


See Liu and Li (2013a).


China (Yunnan).