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(Reference retrieved automatically from Web of Science through information on FAPESP grant and its corresponding number as mentioned in the publication by the authors.)

Description of Toca, a new neotropical spider genus (Araneae, Ctenidae, Calocteninae)

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Author(s):
Polotow, Daniele [1] ; Brescovit, Antonio D. [2]
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Inst Biociencias, Dept Zool, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Inst Butantan, Lab Artropodes, BR-05503900 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: JOURNAL OF ARACHNOLOGY; v. 37, n. 2, p. 243-245, 2009.
Web of Science Citations: 4
Abstract

Toca new genus is proposed to include two new species: the type species T. bossanova new species from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and T samba new species from Parana and Minas Gerais, Brazil. Toca may be related to Caloctenus Keyserling and Gephyroctenus Mello-Leitao, with which it shares the scales on the abdominal dorsum and the epigynum as a single, slightly sclerotized, fold. The genus can be distinguished among the Calocteninae genera by its unique genital structures. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 06/55230-7 - Cladistic analysis of the spiders of the Cteninae subfamily and revision of the genus Celaetycheus Simon (Areneae: Ctenidae)
Grantee:Daniele Polotow Geraldo
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate
FAPESP's process: 99/05446-8 - Biodiversity of Arachnida and Myriapoda of the State of São Paulo
Grantee:Antonio Domingos Brescovit
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Thematic Grants