Libitia, Simon, 1879

Medrano, Miguel, Ázara, Ludson Neves de & Kury, Adriano Brilhante, 2020, The short-legged Andean cosmetids revisited: the genus Libitia Simon, 1879 with description of two new species (Opiliones, Cosmetidae), European Journal of Taxonomy 634, pp. 1-25: 5

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2020.634

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lsid:zoobank.org:pub:66AEE1D7-51BF-4583-9A19-947F61ECC7DE

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3795374

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03AC87DB-EC57-CA1E-7F9F-56B3FAF84E57

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Valdenar

scientific name

Libitia
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Key to males of Libitia  

1. Pattern of blots invading carapace and area and occupying entirely area I of mesotergum ( Fig. 9A, C, E View Fig ) ...................................................................................................................... L. gandalf   sp. nov.

– Pattern of blots restricted to mesotergum ( Figs 2 View Fig , 6 View Fig , 11 View Fig A–B) .......................................................... 2

2. Pattern of blots invading area I and part of II, forming an irregular heart-shape ( Figs 5 View Fig A–B, 6) ...... .................................................................................................................. L. cordata ( Gervais, 1844)  

– Pattern of blots only in lateral margins of mesotergum forming the rails of a ladder not invading areas I or II, sometimes extremely reduced ( Figs 2 View Fig , 11 View Fig A–B) ........................................................... 3

3. Coda shorter than mid-bulge ( Fig. 11A View Fig ); maximum width of dorsal scutum equal to maximum length ( Fig. 11A View Fig ); legs podomeres with same color of trochanter ( Fig. 11 View Fig B–F); three basitarsomeres in legs I and III; penis with MS D1 equally distanced from MS D2 and MS C2 ( Fig. 12 View Fig A–D) .................... .............................................................................................................................. L. iguaque   sp. nov.

– Coda as long as mid-bulge ( Fig. 1A View Fig ); maximum width of dorsal scutum shorter than maximum length ( Fig. 1A View Fig ); legs podomeres darker than trochanter ( Fig. 1 View Fig B–F); two basitarsomeres in legs I and III; penis with MS D1 closer to MS C2 than MS D2 ( Fig. 4 View Fig ) ...................................................... ............................................................................................ L. bipunctata Sørensen, 1932   comb. rev.