The huntsman genus Decaphora Franganillo, 1931 (Araneae: Sparassidae: Sparianthinae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2014
Authors:C. A. Rheims, Alayón G.
Keywords:Mexico, Neotropical region, new species, spiders, taxonomy, transfer

The genus Decaphora Franganillo, 1931 is revised. Pseudosparianthis variabilis F.O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1900, Pseu- dosparianthis cubana Banks, 1909 and Thelcticopis pestai (Reimoser, 1939) are transferred to the genus; and P. cubana is considered a senior synonym of the type species, Decaphora trabiformis Franganillo, 1931. In addition, the female of T. pestai and the male of P. variabilis are described for the first time; and a new species, Decaphora kohunlich spec. nov., is described from Mexico and Guatemala.

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