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Published: 2021-07-29

Resurrection of the spider genus Bucliona Benoit, 1977, with a description of a new species from Kenya (Araneae, Clubionidae)

School of Life Sciences, Guizhou Normal University, Guiyang 550018, Guizhou, China.
Institute for Biological Problems of the North RAS, Portovaya Str. 18, Magadan 685000, Russia. Department of Zoology & Entomology, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein 9300, South Africa.
National Museums of Kenya, Museum Hill, P.O. Box 40658–00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
National Museums of Kenya, Museum Hill, P.O. Box 40658–00100, Nairobi, Kenya.
School of Biological Sciences, Guizhou Education University, Guiyang 550018, China.
Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100101, China.
Aranei Africa East Asia new combination Saint Helena Island Araneae


The monotypic genus Bucliona Benoit, 1977 (type Clubiona dubia O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1870 from Saint Helena Island), previously considered a junior synonym of Clubiona Latreille, 1804, is resurrected. Three species are assigned to the genus Bucliona: B. dubia comb. reval., B. kirilli sp. n. (♂, Kenya), and B. jucunda (Karsch, 1879) comb. n., ex Clubiona (♂♀, Far East Asia).


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How to Cite

ZHANG, J., MARUSIK, Y. M., OKETCH, A. D., KIOKO, E. N., YU, H., & LI, S. (2021). Resurrection of the spider genus <em>Bucliona</em> Benoit, 1977, with a description of a new species from Kenya (Araneae, Clubionidae). Zootaxa, 5006(1), 195–207.