A new species of the tarantula genus Haplocosmia (Araneae, Theraphosidae) from Tibet, China
Haplocosmia Schmidt & von Wirth, 1996 is a small genus distributed in the Himalayas that
includes two species. This genus has not been found in China (Li et al. 2021, Yao et al.
2021, Zhao et al. 2022).
A new species of the genus Haplocosmia is described from China: Haplocosmia
sherwoodae sp. n. from Tibet. Photos and a morphological description of the new species
are given. The type specimen of the new species is deposited in the Institute of Zoology,
Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing (IZCAS).