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Revision of the Neotropical spider genus Itatiaya Mello-Leitão (Araneae, Ctenidae) with considerations on biogeographic distribution of species

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Author(s):
Polotow, Daniele [1] ; Brescovit, Antonio D. [2]
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] São Paulo (Estado). Secretaria de Estado da Saúde. Instituto Butantan - Brasil
[2] São Paulo (Estado). Secretaria de Estado da Saúde. Instituto Butantan - Brasil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: Revista Brasileira de Zoologia; v. 23, n. 2, p. 429-442, jun. 2006.
Field of knowledge: Biological Sciences - Zoology
Abstract

Itatiaya Mello-Leitão, 1915, is revised and the type-species I. modesta Mello-Leitão, 1915, is redescribed and considered a senior synonym of Centroctenus sai Brescovit, 1996. Seven species are newly described: Itatiaya tacamby sp. nov. and I. ywyty sp. nov. from Rio de Janeiro; I. pucupucu sp. nov., I. pykyyra sp. nov. and I. tubixaba sp. nov., from Minas Gerais; I. iuba sp. nov. from São Paulo; I. apipema sp. nov. from São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Notes on their distribution from Brazilian Atlantic Forest are presented. (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
FAPESP's process: 03/01058-0 - Biodversity of Arachnida and Myriapoda of the State of São Paulo
Grantee:Daniele Polotow Geraldo
Support type: Scholarships in Brazil - Technical Training Program - Technical Training