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A revision of the American spider genus Strotarchus Simon, 1888 (Araneae: Dionycha, Systariinae)

Author(s):
Bonaldo, Alexandre B. [1] ; Saturnino, Regiane [1] ; Ramirez, Martin J. [2] ; Brescovit, Antonio D. [3]
Total Authors: 4
Affiliation:
[1] Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi, Lab Aracnol, BR-66077830 Belem, Para - Brazil
[2] Museo Argentino Ciencias Nat Bernardino Rivadavia, Div Aracnol, Buenos Aires, DF - Argentina
[3] Inst Butantan, Lab Especial Colecoes Zool, BR-05503900 Sao Paulo - Brazil
Total Affiliations: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: Zootaxa; n. 3363, p. 1-37, JUL 3 2012.
Web of Science Citations: 5
Abstract

The genus Strotarchus Simon, 1888 is characterised for 18 species occurring from United States to Brazil. Seven previously known species are redescribed: S. nebulosus Simon, 1888, the type species; S. praedator (O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1898); S. piscatorius (Hentz, 1847); S. violaceus F.O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1899; S. minor Banks, 1909; S. tropicus (Mello-Leitao, 1917) and S. planeticus Edwards, 1958. Eleven new species are described: S. monasticus n. sp., S. mazamitla n. sp., S. tamaulipas n. sp., S. tlaloc n. sp., S. jacala n. sp., S. bolero n. sp. and S. michoacan n. sp. from Mexico; S. silvae n. sp. and S. urarina n. sp. from Peru; S. beepbeep n. sp. from United States and S. gandu n. sp. from Brazil. The male of S. minor and the female of S. tropicus are described for the first time. (AU)

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