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The goblin spider genus Costarina (Araneae, Oonopidae). Part 3. (American Museum novitates, no. 3819)

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dc.contributor.author Platnick, Norman I.
dc.contributor.author Berniker, Lily.
dc.contributor.author Goblin Spider Planetary Biodiversity Inventory.
dc.date.accessioned 2014-11-10T23:42:04Z
dc.date.available 2014-11-10T23:42:04Z
dc.date.issued 2014-11-10
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2246/6558
dc.description 67 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm. Parts 1 and 2 issued as no. 3730 and no. 3794 of American Museum novitates. Part of the oonopid PBI project. (Acknowledgments) en_US
dc.description.abstract The Costarina faunas of Panama and Colombia are revised. Because Chickering described the sexes from his Panamanian collections separately, several of his names based only on females are placed as junior synonyms of names based only on males: C. humphreyi (Chickering) is newly synonymized with C. recondita (Chickering), as are C. belinda (Chickering) with C. intempina (Chickering), C. rigida (Chickering) with C. abdita (Chickering), C. silvatica (Chickering) with C. dura (Chickering), and C. improvisa (Chickering) with C. seclusa (Chickering). The Costa Rican species C. pittier Platnick and Berniker is newly recorded from Panama. Nine new species are described from Panama (C. sorkini, cerrocol, bocas, chiriqui, clara, fortuna, almirante, dybasi, and tskui), as are 11 from Colombia (C. sasaima, suiza, otun, choco, yotoco, saladito, antonio, anchicaya, gorgona, helechal, and taraira). Previous studies on more northern species are supplemented; newly available collections from Nicaragua reveal the presence there of two new species (C. kilambe and diablo), and locality records are provided for the Costa Rican members of the genus. 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. 3819. en_US
dc.subject Costarina. en_US
dc.subject Oonopidae. en_US
dc.subject Spiders. en_US
dc.subject Panama. en_US
dc.subject Colombia. en_US
dc.subject Central America. en_US
dc.title The goblin spider genus Costarina (Araneae, Oonopidae). Part 3. (American Museum novitates, no. 3819) en_US
dc.title.alternative Costarina. 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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