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Two new cave-dwelling genera of short-tailed whip-scorpions from Brazil (Arachnida: Schizomida: Hubbardiidae)

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Author(s):
Pinto-da-Rocha, Ricardo [1] ; Andrade, Renata [2] ; Moreno-Gonzalez, Jairo A. [1]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Inst Biociencias, Dept Zool, Caixa Postal 11461, BR-05422970 Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
[2] Terradentro Estudos Ambientais, Caixa Postal 5367, BR-31011970 Belo Horizonte, MG - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zoologia; v. 33, n. 2 2016.
Web of Science Citations: 5
Abstract

Two new genera of short-tailed whip-scorpions are described based on material from Brazilian iron ore and canga caves in the Carajas region, Para, Brazil. Naderiore gen. nov. with a single species N. carajas sp. nov. and also monotypic Cangazomus gen. nov. (type species C. xikrin sp. nov.). The relationships of the two new genera with previously described genera are discussed. Naderiore most closely resembles Adisomus Cokendolpher \& Reddell, 2000, Piaroa Villarreal, Tourinho \& Giupponi, 2008 and Calima Moreno-Gonzalez \& Villarreal, 2012, and can be distinguished from them by Dm(3) modified as macrosetae in the male flagellum. Cangazomus most closely resembles Naderiore, Adisomus Cokendolpher \& Reddell, 2000, and Piaroa Villarreal, Tourinho \& Giupponi, 2008. It differs from all of them by the presence of two pairs of ramified spermathecal lobes, each composed of a differentiated stalk and distoterminal ramified bulbs, chitinized arch without anterior branch and notched lateral tip, pedipalps unarmed and not sexually dimorphic, and the male flagellar setae Dm3 as a microsetae. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 13/50297-0 - Dimensions US-BIOTA São Paulo: a multidisciplinary framework for biodiversity prediction in the Brazilian Atlantic forest hotspot
Grantee:Cristina Yumi Miyaki
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants