The theraphosid spider genus Chilobrachys Karsch, 1892 contains 30 species, almost
entirely limited to Indochina, India, Sri Lanka and China. Six species of Chilobrachys are
currently known from China: C. dominus Lin & Li, 2022 (Yunnan), C. guangxiensis (Yin &
Tan, 2000) (Guangxi, Hainan), C. hubei Song & Zhao, 1988 (Hubei, Chongqing), C.
jinchengi Lin & Li, 2022 (Tibet), C. liboensis Zhu & Zhang, 2008 (Guizhou, Guangxi) and C.
lubricus Yu et al., 2021 (Yunnan).
A new species, Chilobrachys qishuoi Lin & Li, sp. n., is described from Guangdong, China,
on the basis of both sexes. This is the easternmost Chilobrachys species known. Photos
and a morphological description of the new species are provided. Type materials are
deposited in the Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences (IZCAS) in Beijing,
Biodiversity Data Journal 10(e96467)