Sri Lankan researchers have described the first-ever species of jumping spiders from the genus Pancorius. Genus Pancorius is recorded for the first time in Sri Lanka.
Following 8 are the newly described spider species in Sri Lanka.
- Colopsus cinereus
- Colopsus ferruginus
- Colopsus magnus
- Colopsus tenuesi
- Evarcha latus
- Pancorius alboclypeus
- Pancorius altus
- Pancorius athukoralai
The findings were made by Sri Lankan researchers Dr. Nilani Kanesharatnam and Prof. Suresh Benjamin.
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