Acta Arachnologica
Online ISSN : 1880-7852
Print ISSN : 0001-5202
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Re-uniting sexes after a century: Rhitymna ingens Simon 1897 is a junior synonym of R. pinangensis (Thorell 1891) (Araneae: Sparassidae).
Peter JägerJoseph K. H. Koh
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2011 Volume 60 Issue 1 Pages 55-56

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Rhitymna ingens Simon 1897, type species of the genus Rhitymna Simon 1897 is recognized as junior synonym of Rhitymna pinangensis (Thorell 1891). Evidences of similar morphology and body size as well as syntopic occurrence was finally completed by the observation of a mating couple in the forest in Sarawak, Malaysia. The species is firstly recorded from Brunei.

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