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Description of a new species of Eucynorta (Opiliones, Cosmetidae) from Cortes, Honduras

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Author(s):
Damron, Brittany N. [1, 2] ; Pinto-Da-Rocha, Ricardo [1] ; Longhorn, Stuart J. [2, 3]
Total Authors: 3
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Dept Zool, Inst Biociencias, Caixa Postal 11461, BR-05422970 Sao Paulo, SP - Brazil
[2] Operat Wallacea, Hope House, Old Bolingbroke PE23 4EX, Lincs - England
[3] Univ Oxford, Museum Nat Hist, Life Collect, Parks Rd, Oxford OX1 3PW - England
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; v. 4450, n. 1, p. 125-134, JUL 23 2018.
Web of Science Citations: 2
Abstract

A new species, Eucynorta rooneyi sp. nov. (Opiliones, Cosmetidae), is described from Parque Nacional Cusuco, Cortes, Honduras, a tropical montane cloud forest habitat. This is the thirty-fifth species of Eucynorta Roewer, 1912, and is characterized by the combination of three sexually dimorphic characters in males: enlarged chelicerae, some armature on femur III and IV, and swollen basitarsi on leg I. This new species is distinct from other Eucynorta species due to its unique pattern of yellow markings on area I of the dorsal scutum, and unarmed free tergites with line markings. (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
FAPESP's process: 12/02969-6 - Systematics of the genus Epiperipatus Clark, 1913 based on molecular and morphological data (Onychophora: Peripatidae)
Grantee:Ricardo Pinto da Rocha
Support type: Regular Research Grants