Description of the male Diplocentrus lourencoi (Scorpiones, Diplocentridae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1997
Authors:K. J. McWest
Journal:Journal of Arachnology

The male of Diplocentrus lourencoi Stockwell 1988 is described and illustrated from a specimen collected west of San Pedro Sula, Honduras, and compared to the holotype female and the male s of other Diplocentrus Peters 1861 in the region. The hemispermatophore is described, illustrated, and compared to other Diplocentrus in the region. Unique new characters on the male, posterolateral recesses on tergite VII, are described and illustrated. New descriptive information is given for the holotype female. Complete measurements and morphometrics are given for the male and female. A comparative diagnos is is offered based on this new information .

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