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Review of the southern South American spider genus Platnickia (Araneae, Zodariidae) ; American Museum novitates, no. 3625

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dc.contributor.author Grismado, Cristian J. en_US
dc.contributor.author Platnick, Norman I. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2008-09-18T15:01:18Z
dc.date.available 2008-09-18T15:01:18Z
dc.date.issued 2008 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/5934
dc.description 19 p. : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm. en_US
dc.description Includes bibliographical references (p. 19). en_US
dc.description.abstract Although only two species have been assigned to the temperate South American zodariid genus Platnickia Jocqué, the fauna is actually more diverse. The type species, P. elegans (Nicolet), is widespread in Chile, from Coquimbo south to Chiloé, and in adjacent Argentina, whereas P. bergi (Simon) is known only from the far southern tip of the continent: Magallanes in Chile, Tierra del Fuego in Argentina, and the Falkland Islands. Both species are redescribed on the basis of newly collected material. Three new species are described: P. roble from Ñuble, Chile; P. wedalen, found in southern Chile, from Cautín to Aisén, as well as adjacent Argentina and the Falkland Islands, and P. bolson, known only from Llanquihue, Chile, and Río Negro, Argentina. en_US
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language eng en_US
dc.language.iso en_US
dc.publisher New York, NY : American Museum of Natural History en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates, no. 3625 en_US
dc.subject.lcc QL1 .A436 no.3625 2008 en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Platnickia en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Spiders -- Argentina en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Spiders -- Chile en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Spiders -- Falkland Islands en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Arachnida -- Argentina en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Arachnida -- Chile en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Arachnida -- Falkland Islands en_US
dc.title Review of the southern South American spider genus Platnickia (Araneae, Zodariidae) ; American Museum novitates, no. 3625 en_US
dc.title.alternative Review of Platnickia (Aranea, Zodariidae) en_US
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    Novitates (Latin for "new acquaintances"), published continuously and numbered consecutively since 1921, are short papers that contain descriptions of new forms and reports in zoology, paleontology, and geology. New numbers are published at irregular intervals.

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