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The South American goblin spider genera Dysderina and Tridysderina (Araneae, Oonopidae). (American Museum novitates, no. 3772)

Show simple item record Platnick, Norman I. Berniker, Lily. Bonaldo, Alexandre B. Goblin Spider Planetary Biodiversity Inventory. 2013-03-25T15:08:55Z 2013-03-25T15:08:55Z 2013-03-25
dc.description 52 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm. Part of the oonopid PBI project. Cf. acknowledgments. en_US
dc.description.abstract The goblin spider genus Dysderina Simon is relimited to include only those members of the Dysderina complex that have three pairs of deep, steeply sided excavations extending from the sides of the sternum toward the midline; two species groups are recognized. The principalis group contains those species whose members have strong, transverse ridges connecting the posterior edges of each pair of sternal excavations, including the type species, D. principalis (Keyserling) from Colombia (the female of which is described for the first time), plus seven new species from Colombia (D. sasaima, D. cunday, D. amaca) and Ecuador (D. sacha, D. erwini, D. baehrae, D. excavata). The tiputini group contains species whose members lack transverse sternal ridges, and includes five new species from Ecuador (D. tiputini), Colombia (D. ayo, D. matamata, D. craigi), and Brazilian Amazonia (D. urucu). A new genus, Tridysderina, is established for a group of species whose members have a flat, smooth sternum with one or two transverse ridges at the level of coxae II and III, but without a transverse ridge at the level of coxa IV; the genus includes six new species from Ecuador (T. yasuni, T. jatun, T. galeras, T. archidona, T. tena, T. bellavista). en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher American Museum of Natural History. en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries American Museum novitates, no. 3772. en_US
dc.subject Dysderina. en_US
dc.subject Tridysderina. en_US
dc.subject Oonopidae. en_US
dc.subject Spiders. en_US
dc.subject South America. en_US
dc.title The South American goblin spider genera Dysderina and Tridysderina (Araneae, Oonopidae). (American Museum novitates, no. 3772) en_US
dc.title.alternative Dysderina and Tridysderina. 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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