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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Ordo: Araneae
Subordo: Opisthothelae
Infraordo: Araneomorphae
Taxon: Neocribellatae
Series: Entelegynae
Sectio: Dionycha
Superfamilia: Gnaphosoidea

Familia: Gnaphosidae
Subfamilia: Echeminae
Genus: Hongkongia
Species: H. caeca – H. liutang – H. nova – H. reptrix – H. songi – H. wuae

Hongkongia Song & Zhu, 1998

Type species: Hongkongia wuae Da-Xiang Song & Ming-Sheng Zhu, 1998, by original designation

Gender: Feminine
Primary references

Song, D.X. & Zhu, M.S. 1998. A new genus and two new species of Hong Kong spiders (Gnaphosidae, Corinnidae). Journal of Hebei Normal University, Natural Sciences 22: 104-108. Reference page.

Additional references

Deeleman-Reinhold, C.L. 2001: Forest spiders of South East Asia: with a revision of the sac and ground spiders (Araneae: Clubionidae, Corinnidae, Liocranidae, Gnaphosidae, Prodidomidae, and Trochanterriidae). Brill, Leiden.
Lin, Y-J. & Li, S. 2023a. On nine ground spiders from Xishuangbanna, China (Araneae, Gnaphosidae), including two new genera and seven new species. Zookeys 1174ː 141–174. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.1174.106340 Open access Reference page.
Murphy, J. 2007: Gnaphosid genera of the world. British Arachnological Society, St Neots, Cambs.
Sankaran, P.M. & Tripathi, R. 2023. First record of the genus Hongkongia Song & Zhu, 1998 from India, with the description of a new species (Araneae, Gnaphosidae). Zootaxa 5389(4): 497–500. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.5389.4.8. Paywall. Reference page.
Zhang, F., Zhu, M.S. & Tso, I.M. 2009. Review of the genus Hongkongia (Araneae: Gnaphosidae) from China. Zootaxa 2164: 61–68. Abstract & excerpt. Paywall. Reference page.

Hongkongia is a genus of Asian ground spiders that was first described by D. X. Song & Ming-Sheng Zhu in 1998.[2]

As of December 2023 it contains seven species:[1]

Hongkongia caeca Deeleman-Reinhold, 2001 – Indonesia (Moluccas)
Hongkongia incincta (Simon, 1907) – Ivory Coast, Guinea-Bissau
Hongkongia liutang Lin & Li, 2023 – China
Hongkongia novia Sankaran & Tripathi, 2023 – India
Hongkongia reptrix Deeleman-Reinhold, 2001 – Japan, Indonesia (Java, Borneo, Bali)
Hongkongia songi Zhang, Zhu & Tso, 2009 – Taiwan
Hongkongia wuae Song & Zhu, 1998 (type) – China, Indonesia (Sulawesi)


"Gen. Hongkongia Song & Zhu, 1998". World Spider Catalog Version 24.5. Natural History Museum Bern. 26 December 2023. doi:10.24436/2.
Song, D. X.; Zhu, M. S. (1998). "A new genus and two new species of Hong Kong spiders (Gnaphosidae, Corinnidae)". Journal of Hebei Normal University, Natural Sciences. 22: 104–108.


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