Opiliones of the family Phalangodidae found in Costa Rica

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1983
Authors:C. J. Goodnight, Goodnight M. L.
Journal:Journal of Arachnology
Volume:11
Pagination:201-242
Abstract:

Members of the opiliones family, Phalangodidae, found in Costa Rica are considered here. Previously described species were examined. Two new genera, Costabrimma and Neocynorta are defined. Species described include: Costabrimma cruzensis, n. sp., C. nicoyensis, n. sp., C. terrena, n. sp.; Dapessus tarsalis (Banks), D. albitrochanteris (Roewer), D. atroluteus (Roewer), D. brevis (Roewer) , D. foliatus, n. sp ., D. gracilipes (Roewer), D. llorensis, n. sp., D. parallelus (Goodnight and Goodnight), D. tenuis (Roewer), D. trochantericus (Roewer), D. vitensis, n. sp., D. zalmoxiformis (Roewer) ; Neocynortina dixoni, n. sp., Pachylicus rugosus (Banks), P. cotoensis, n. sp ., P. foveolatus, n. sp ., P . hirsutus Roewer, P. hispidus, n. sp., P. spinatus, n.sp. ;Panopiliops reimoseri (Roewer), P. inops, n. sp .; Phalangoduna granosa Roewer; Stygnoleptes analis Banks; Stygnomma fuhrmanni Roewer and Pellobunus insularis Banks. All species with the exception of Pellobunus insularis are members of the subfamily Phalangodinae; P. insularis is regarded as a member of the subfamily Samoninae. All species are illustrated; keys are provided for the identification of males to most genera.

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