Two new species of Piaroa (Arachnida: Schizomida, Hubbardiidae) from Colombia, with comments on the genus taxonomy and the flagellar setae pattern of Hubbardiinae

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2014
Authors:J. A. Moreno-González, Delgado-Santa, L., de Armas, L. F.
Journal:Zootaxa
Volume:3852
Pagination:227-251
Keywords:Arachnida, Cundinamarca, Oriental Andes, Pacific Region, schizomid, Valle del Cauca
Abstract:

Two new species of the genus Piaroa Villarreal, Tourinho & Giupponi, 2008, P. escalerete sp. nov. and P. bacata sp. nov. are described from Valle del Cauca, and Cundinamarca departments, Colombia, respectively. The female flagellum is fully illustrated for a Piaroa species for the first time; the generic diagnosis is also emended and the relationships of the new species with those previously described are discussed. New characters for Piaroa species, a new nomenclature for the chi- tinized arch and a reinterpretation of the Hubbardiinae flagellar setae pattern are proposed. A distribution map of the known species of Piaroa is provided.

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