LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

2019

SPIDERS
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1Sankaran, P. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2019). Systaria barkudensis (Gravely, 1931) is a junior synonym of Palicanus caudatus Thorell, 1897 (Araneae: Miturgidae, Systariinae). Zootaxa 4585(1): 192-196. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4585.1.12
2Sankaran, P. M., Malamel, J. J., Joseph, M. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2019). New species of Habrocestum Simon, 1876 and a redescription of Curubis tetrica Simon, 1902 (Araneae: Salticidae: Salticinae: Hasariini) from India. Journal of Natural History 53(1-2): 1-15. doi:10.1080/00222933.2019.1567856
3Malamel, J. J., Nafin, K. S., Sankaran, P. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2019). Taxonomic revision of the monotypic genus Psellonus Simon, 1897 (Araneae, Philodromidae). Zootaxa 4543(3): 442-450. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4543.3.9
4Sankaran, P.M., Caleb, J.T.D & Sebastian, P.A. (2019). New synonymies and transfers in Castianeira Keyserling, 1879 (Araneae, Corinnidae, Castianeirinae) from India. Zootaxa 4623 (2), 331-340. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.4623.2.7
PSEUDOSCORPIONES
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1Johnson, J., Romero-Ortiz, C., Mathew, A. V., Sebastian, P. A., Joseph, M. M. & Harvey, M. S. (2019) A review of the Pseudoscorpion genus Metawithius (Pseudoscorpiones: Withiidae) from the Indian subcontinent. Journal of Arachnology 47: 84-94.
2Mathew, A. V. & Joseph, M. M. (2019) A redescription of Paratemnoides plebejus (with) (Pseudoscorpiones; atemnidae). International Journal of Avian & Wildlife Biology 4 (1): 1-3. doi: 10.15406/ijawb.2019.04.00142

2018

SPIDERS
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1Sankaran, P. M., Malamel, J. J., Joseph, M. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2018). Redescription of Castianeira zetes Simon, 1897 (Araneae, Corinnidae, Castianeirinae). Zootaxa 4457(3): 487-490. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4457.3.11
2Prajapati, D. A., Malamel, J. J., Sudhikumar, A. V. & Sebastian, P. A. (2018). A new species of the jumping spider genus Icius Simon, 1876 from India (Aranei: Salticidae: Chrysillini). Arthropoda Selecta 27(4): 330-334.
3Sankaran, P. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2018d). New species of gnaphosid spiders (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) from the Western Ghats of India. Journal of Natural History 52(27-28): 1733-1744. doi:10.1080/00222933.2018.1478998

4Malamel, J. J. (2018) First report of mating plug formation in Argyrodes flavescens O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1880 (Araneae: Theridiidae). Arachnida-Rivista Aracnologica Italiana, 15-20.
5Malamel, J. J. & Sebastian, P. A. (2018). On the taxonomic status of Leucauge granulata (Walckenaer, 1841); Leucauge argentata (Cambridge, 1869); Leucauge bengalensis Gravely, 1921; Leucauge tuberculata Wang, 1991: a case of synonymy (Araneae: Tetragnathidae). Journal of Asia-Pacific Biodiversity 11(3): 408-415. doi:10.1016/j.japb.2018.04.006
6Malamel, J. J. (2018). Species increments to the Indian Araneofauna (Arachnida, Araneae) from Pathiramanal Island. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología 32: 112-116.
7Sankaran, P. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2018c). Phonognatha vicitra Sherriffs, 1928—a taxonomic misidentification of the orb-weaving spider Acusilas coccineus Simon, 1895 (Araneae, Araneidae). Zootaxa 4434(2): 391-395. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4434.2.12
8Paul, J., Sankaran, P. M., Sebastian, P. A. & Joseph, M. M. (2018). A review of the wasp mimicking spider genus Coenoptychus Simon, 1885 (Araneae: Corinnidae: Castianeirinae). Zootaxa 4413(1): 163-172. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4413.1.6
9Sankaran, P. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2018b). A new synonym in the subfamily Thrigmopoeinae Pocock, 1900 (Araneae, Theraphosidae). ZooKeys 749: 81-86. doi:10.3897/zookeys.749.23414
10Malamel, J. J., Nafin, K. S., Sankaran, P. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2018). First record of the spider genus Wolongia Zhu, Kim & Song, 1997 from India with the description of a new species (Araneae, Tetragnathidae). Zootaxa 4407(1): 145-150. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4407.1.13
11Sankaran, P. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2018a). First record of Africactenus Hyatt, 1954 and redescriptions of two poorly known species of Ctenus Walckenaer, 1805 (Araneae, Ctenidae, Cteninae) from India. Zootaxa 4388(3): 395-406. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4388.3.5
MILLIPEDES
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1Sankaran, P. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2018) A new species of and a new transfer from the millipede genus Polydrepanum Carl, 1932 (Polydesmida, Paradoxosomatidae, Polydrepanini). Zootaxa 4471 (1): 169-178. doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4471.1.8

2017

SPIDERS
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1Sankaran, P. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2017b). Anaxibia folia spec. nov.—a new litter-dwelling dictynid spider from India (Araneae: Dictynidae: Dictyninae). Zootaxa 4363(3): 441-444. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4363.3.9
2Sankaran, P. M., Malamel, J. J., Joseph, M. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2017b). On the genus Tylorida Simon, 1894 with the first record of the genus Atelidea Simon, 1895 from India (Araneae: Tetragnathidae, Leucauginae). Zootaxa 4353(2): 294-326. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4353.2.3
3Murthappa, P. S., Malamel, J. J., Prajapati, D. A., Sebastian, P. A. & Venkateshwarlu, M. (2017). First description of the male of the type species Meotipa picturata Simon, 1895 and description of a new Meotipa species (Araneae, Theridiidae) from India. Zootaxa 4344(3): 589-596. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4344.3.9
4Sankaran, P. M., Malamel, J. J., Joseph, M. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2017a). A new species of Paratus Simon, 1898 (Araneae: Liocranidae, Paratinae) from India. Zootaxa 4286(1): 139-144. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4286.1.12
5Sankaran, P. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2017a). Redescription of Zoica puellula (Simon, 1898) (Araneae: Lycosidae: Zoicinae) and transfer of Zoica harduarae (Biswas & Roy, 2008) to Agelenidae C.L. Koch, 1837. Zootaxa 4276(1): 145-150. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4276.1.11
6Malamel, J. J. & Sudhikumar, A. V. (2017). First record of Epidius parvati Benjamin, 2000 (Araneae: Thomisidae) from Pathiramanal Island, India. Check List 13(3, 2114): 1-4. doi:10.15560/13.3.2114
7Sankaran, P. M., Malamel, J. J. & Sebastian, P. A. (2017). On the new monotypic wolf spider genus Ovia gen. nov. (Araneae: Lycosidae, Lycosinae). Zootaxa 4221(3): 366-376. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4221.3.5
MILLIPEDES
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1Sankaran, P. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2017) The South Asian millipede genus Chondromorpha Silvestry, 1897 (Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Paradoxosomatidae, Sulciferini): redescriptions and synonymiesZootaxa 4350 (1): 061-083doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4350.1.3

SPIDERS

2016
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1Paul, J., Sankaran, P. M., Joseph, M. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2016). The male of the orb-weaving spider Plebs mitratus (Simon, 1895) and a redescription of the female (Araneae, Araneidae). Zootaxa 4179(1): 103-106. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4179.1.4
2Prajapati, D. A., Murthappa, P. S., Sankaran, P. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2016b). Two new species of Stenaelurillus Simon, 1886 from India (Araneae: Salticidae: Aelurillina). Zootaxa 4171(2): 321-334. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4171.2.5
3Murthappa, P. S., Prajapati, D. A., Sankaran, P. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2016). First records of the genus Cambalida Simon, 1909 (Araneae: Corinnidae, Castianeirinae) from Asia, with the description of two new species from India and one new combination. Zootaxa 4103(6): 526-536. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4103.6.3
4Sankaran, P. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2016). A checklist of Indian armored spiders (Araneae, Tetrablemmidae) with the description of a new species from the Western Ghats. Zootaxa 4084(3): 443-450. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4084.3.9
5Prajapati, D. A., Murthappa, P. S., Sankaran, P. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2016a). Two new species of the ant-eating spider genus Tropizodium Jocqué & Churchill, 2005 (Araneae, Zodariidae, Zodariinae) from India. Zootaxa 4061(5): 575-584. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4061.5.7
2015
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1Malamel, J. J., Sankaran, P. M., Joseph, M. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2015b). Cyrtarachne keralensis Jose, 2011 is a junior synonym of Anepsion maritatum (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1877) (Araneae, Araneidae). Zootaxa 4039(3): 478-482. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4039.3.8
2Malamel, J. J., Sankaran, P. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2015). First record of the jumping spider genus Bavia Simon, 1877 from India, with the description of a new species. Zootaxa 4007(4): 596-599doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4007.4.11
3Sankaran, P. M., Malamel, J. J., Joseph, M. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2015c). Theridion echinatum Gao & Li, 2014, a junior synonym of Theridion zonulatum Thorell, 1890 (Araneae, Theridiidae) with comments on its web architecture. Zootaxa 4007(1): 138-142. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.4007.1.12
4Sankaran, P. M., Malamel, J. J., Joseph, M. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2015b). Castianeira furva sp. nov. (Araneae, Corinnidae, Castianeirinae), a new polymorphic ground sac spider from the southern Western Ghats of India. Zootaxa 3964(5): 569-576. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3964.5.7
5Sankaran, P. M., Malamel, J. J., Joseph, M. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2015a). An updated review of the genus Martensopoda Jäger, 2006 (Araneae: Sparassidae: Heteropodinae). Zootaxa 3937(3): 577-590. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3937.3.9
6Sebastian, P. A., Sankaran, P. M., Malamel, J. J. & Joseph, M. M. (2015). Description of new species of Stenaelurillus Simon, 1886 from the Western Ghats of India with the redescription of Stenaelurillus lesserti Reimoser, 1934 and notes on mating plug in the genus (Arachnida, Araneae, Salticidae). ZooKeys 491: 63-78. doi:10.3897/zookeys.491.8218
7Malamel, J. J., Sankaran, P. M., Joseph, M. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2015a). First record of the wolf spider genus Lysania Thorell, 1890 from India with the description of a new species (Araneae: Lycosidae: Zoicinae). Zootaxa 3904(2): 293-297. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3904.2.8
8Sankaran, P. M., Jobi, M. J. & Sebastian, P. A. (2015). Redescription of the orb-weaving spider Gasteracantha geminata (Fabricius, 1798) (Araneae, Araneidae). Zootaxa 3915(1): 147-150. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3915.1.10
2014
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1Sankaran, P. M., Jobi, M. J., Joseph, M. M. & Sebastian, P. A. (2014). On the genus Hermippus Simon, 1893 (Araneae: Zodariidae, Zodariinae) in India with the description of three new species from the Western Ghats and proposing a new biogeographical hypothesis for the distribution of the genus. Zootaxa 3893(1): 114-126. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3893.1.5
2013
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1Malamel, J. J., Pradeep, M. S. & Sebastian, P. A. (2013). Fecenia travancoria Pocock is recognised as a junior synonym of Fecenia protensa Thorell (Araneae: Psechridae): a case of intraspecific variation. Zootaxa 3741: 359-368. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3741.3.4
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