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Four new caponiids species (Araneae, Caponiidae) from the West Indies and redescription of Nops blandus (Bryant)

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Author(s):
Sanchez-Ruiz, Alexander [1] ; Brescovit, Antonio D. [1] ; Alayon, Giraldo [2]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Inst Butantan, Lab Especial Colecoes Zool, BR-05503900 Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
[2] Museo Nacl Hist Nat, Habana Vieja 10100 - Cuba
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; v. 3972, n. 1, p. 43-64, JUN 10 2015.
Web of Science Citations: 4
Abstract

We update the knowledge of the unusual Caponiidae spiders from the West Indies with the description of four new species, and the redescription of Nops blandus (Bryant) including the first description of the female. Specimens previously assigned to N. blandus from Hispaniola and Puerto Rico represents two new species: Nops hispaniola n. sp. and Nops agnarssoni n. sp. respectively; while the distribution of the former is limited to British and U. S. Virgin Islands. The others two new species are Nops finisfurvus n. sp. from British Virgin Islands and Cubanops luquillo n. sp. from Puerto Rico. Female internal genitalia of Nops species are described, photographed and illustrated for the first time. (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