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Third species of Guasiniidae (Opiliones, Laniatores) with comments on familial relationships

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Author(s):
Pinto-da-Rocha, Ricardo [1] ; Kury, Adriano B.
Total Authors: 2
Affiliation:
[1] Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Instituto de Biociências - Brasil
Total Affiliations: 2
Document type: Journal article
Source: The Journal of Arachnology; v. 31, p. 394-399, 2003.
Field of knowledge: Biological Sciences - Zoology
Abstract

Guasinia persephone, a new species of the family Guasiniidae, is described from the soil of an inundation forest in Brazilian Amazonia. This family was hitherto only known from two species from Venezuela. Male genitalia of the new species are described in detail. A close relationship of Guasiniidae with Zalmoxidae and Fissiphalliidae is proposed on basis of genital morphology. This is the third species of blind Laniatores from Brazil and the first from leaf mold, one is from termite nests and the other is from a cave. (AU)

FAPESP's process: 00/05729-9 - Biodiversity of arachnids (except mites) in the Cantareira State Park, São Paulo, Brazil
Grantee:Ricardo Pinto da Rocha
Support type: BIOTA-FAPESP Program - Regular Research Grants
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