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On the taxonomic placement of the Cuban spider Nops ariguanabo Alayon and the description of a new Mexican Tarsonops (Araneae, Caponiidae)

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Author(s):
Ruiz, Alexander Sanchez [1] ; Brescovit, Antonio D. [1]
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] Inst Butantan, Lab Especial Colecoes Zool, BR-05503900 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; v. 3914, n. 2, p. 131-143, JAN 27 2015.
Web of Science Citations: 3
Abstract

The Cuban spider species Nops ariguanabo Alayon, 1986 is transferred to the genus Tarsonops Chamberlin based on the presence of several false sutures on the anterior tarsi and metatarsi, and a broad, subcircular carapace. A redescription of the species, including the description of female internal genitalia is provided. Additionally, a new species of Tarsonops from Mexico is described. The first SEM photos and a new diagnosis for the genus Tarsonops are included. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 11/50689-0 - Systematic of the neotropical haplogynae spiders (Arachnida, Araneae)
Grantee:Antonio Domingos Brescovit
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants
FAPESP's process: 12/09680-1 - Taxonomy revision, phylogeny and biogeographical aspects of the neotropical spider genus Nops MacLeay, 1839 (Araneae, Caponiidae, Nopinae)
Grantee:Alexander Sanchez Ruiz
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Post-Doctorate