jueves, 27 de noviembre de 2014

Amblypygi, Opiliones, Schizomida, Scorpiones and Chilopoda, Tocantins, Brazil

Amblypygi, Opiliones, Schizomida, Scorpiones and Chilopoda, Tocantins, Brazil
Adriano B. Kury, Amazonas Chagas-Jr, Alessandro P.L. Giupponi and Abel Pérez González

Abstract: The Tocantins 2007 Expedition of the Project “Aracnídeos e Miriápodes da Mata Atlântica”(AMMA) produced many new records of arachnids and centipedes, with 61 morphotypes identified. Among the results are: OPILIONES: 30 morphotypes with six new records of families and one of subfamily from Tocantins state; discovery of two undescribed species of Roquettea Mello-Leitão, 1931; Saramacia alvarengai Kury, 1997 is newly considered a junior subjective synonym of Saramacia annulata (Mello-Leitão, 1931); Brotasus Roewer, 1928 is transferred to Escadabiidae; the gonyleptid genera Parapachyloides Roewer, 1913 and Schubartesia B. Soares, 1944 are transferred to Gonyleptinae; SCHIZOMIDA: one species, new record of the order from Tocantins and from the Cerrado biome; SCORPIONES: seven species, one of them new record from Tocantins and two morphotypes; Chilopoda: 19 morphotypes, SCUTIGEROMORPHA: a widespread species Sphendononema guildingii (Newport, 1845) and another morphotype; GEOPHILOMORPHA: one morphotype; SCOLOPENDROMORPHA: 16 morphotypes, seven of them new records.

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