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Curicaberis, a new genus of Sparassidae from North and Central America (Araneae, Sparassidae, Sparassinae)

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Rheims, Cristina A.
Total Authors: 1
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; v. 4012, n. 3, p. 401-446, SEP 4 2015.
Web of Science Citations: 2

The genus Curicaberis gen. nov. is described to include the type species, Curicaberis ferrugineus (C.L. Koch, 1836) comb. nov., and eight other species transferred from Olios Walckenaer, 1837: C. abnormis (Keyserling, 1884) comb. nov., C. annulatus (F.O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1900) comb. nov., C. bibranchiatus (Fox, 1937) comb. nov., C. ensiger (F.O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1900) comb. nov., C. ferrugineus (C.L. Koch, 1836) comb. nov., C. luctuosus (Banks, 1898) comb. nov., C. minax (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1896) comb. nov., C. manifestus (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1890) comb. nov., and C. peninsulanus (Banks, 1898) comb. nov.. All species are redescribed and illustrated. The males of C. ferrugineus comb. nov. and C. luctuosus comb. nov., and the female of C. annulatus comb. nov. are described and illustrated for the first time. Twenty-three new species are described: C. azul sp. nov. (male) from Veracruz, C. catarinas sp. nov. (female) from Chihuahua, C. chamela sp. nov. (male and female), C. eberhardi sp. nov. (male and female), C. jalisco sp. nov. (male and female), and C. urquizai sp. nov. (male and female) from Jalisco, C. culiacan sp. nov. (male) from Sinaloa, C. cuyutlan sp. nov. (male) from Colima, C. durango sp. nov. (male) from Durango, C. elpunto sp. nov. (male and female), C. sanpedrito sp. nov. (male and female), C. tortugero sp. nov. (female), C. yerba sp. nov. (female) and C. zapotec sp. nov. (male) from Oaxaca, C. huitiupan sp. nov. (male), from Chiapas, C. pedregal sp. nov. (male) from Distrito Federal, C. potosi sp. nov. (female) from San Luis Potosi, C. puebla sp. nov. (female) from Puebla, C. tepicsp. nov. (female) from Nayarit, and C. mitla sp. nov. (male and female) from Veracruz and Oaxaca, C. chiapas sp. nov. (male and female) from Chiapas and Tabasco, all in Mexico, C. granada sp. nov. (male and female) from Granada and Managua in Nicaragua and Guana-caste in Costa Rica, and C. bagaces sp. nov. (female), from Guanacaste, Costa Rica. An identification key and distribution maps are provided for all known species. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 11/18694-3 - Systematics of the family Sparassidae (Arachnida, Araneae) in the Neotropical Region
Grantee:Cristina Anne Rheims
Support type: Regular Research Grants