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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.)

Catanduba, a new Theraphosinae spider genus from Central Brazil (Araneae, Theraphosidae)

Yamamoto, Flavio U. [1, 2] ; Lucas, Sylvia M. [2] ; Brescovit, Antonio D. [2]
Total Authors: 3
[1] Univ Sao Paulo, Inst Biociencias, Dept Zool, Sao Paulo - Brazil
[2] Inst Butantan, Lab Especial Colecoes Zool, BR-05503900 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; n. 3172, p. 1-19, JAN 25 2012.
Web of Science Citations: 8

A new genus, Catanduba, is proposed and supported on the cladistic analysis with the following synapomorphies: embolus tapering abruptly from half of the length, embolus tooth associated with PIK and a triangular basal nodule on male metatarsus I. Homoeomma simoni and Plesiopelma flavohirtum are transferred to Catanduba and five new species are described: C. tuskae, C. araguaia, C. piauiensis, C. canabrava and C. peruacu. The species occur mainly in central Brazil, in Cerrado areas, with some species also occurring in Atlantic forest (C. tuskae sp. n.) and Caatinga (C. piauiensis sp. n. and C. peruacu sp. n.). (AU)

FAPESP's process: 06/53070-2 - Revision taxonomic and cladistic analysis of the genus Homoeomma Ausserer, 1871 (Araneae, Theraphosidae)
Grantee:Flávio Uemori Yamamoto
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Master
FAPESP's process: 08/10147-0 - Taxonomic revision and phylogenetic analysis of the genus Idiops Perty, 1833 (Araneae, Idiopidae)
Grantee:Flávio Uemori Yamamoto
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Doctorate