Charinus Simon, 1892

Réveillion, F. & Maquart, P. O., 2015, A new species of Charinus Simon, 1892 (Amblypygi, Charinidae) from termite nests in French Guiana, Zootaxa 4032 (2), pp. 190-196 : 191

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https://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4032.2.3

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6112833

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scientific name

Charinus Simon, 1892
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Charinus Simon, 1892

Identification key for the Charinus species from Northern South America (modified from Jocque and Giupponi, 2012)

1 Basitibia of the fourth leg divided into 4 articles (tibia with five) and carapace with or without median eye tubercle........ 2 - Basitibia divided into 3 articles.......................................................................... 4 - Basitibia divided into 2 articles (tibia with three)........................................................... 7 2 Female gonopods with small vestigial claws....................................................... C. koepckei - Female gonopods without small vestigial claws.............................................................. 3 3 3 and 5 spines on the upper side of the femur and tibia (respectively), 3 and 2 spines on the lower side of the femur and the tibia

(respectively). Animal occurs in the Galapagos Islands.............................................. C. insularis - 5 and 7 spines on the upper side of the femur and tibia (respectively), 5 and 4 spines on the lower side of the femur and the tibia

(respectively). Animal occurs in the Guianas...................................................... C. gertschi 4 Total body length maximum 6.0 mm...................................................................... 5 - Total body length exceeding 8.0 mm...................................................................... 6 5 Meso- and meta-sternum are flattened plates................................................... C. pardillalensis - Meso- and meta-sternum in the shape of a small granule............................................. C. camachoi 6 Pedipalpal femur with 2 dorsal and 2 ventral spines and distitibia of leg IV with 16 trichobothria.............. C. bordoni - Pedipalpal femur with 3 dorsal and 3 ventral spines and distitibia of leg IV with 15 trichobothria............ C. tronchoni - Pedipalpal femur with 3 dorsal and 2 ventral spines and distitibia of leg IV with 16 or 17 trichobothria........ C. vulgaris 7 Carapace without median eye tubercle............................................................ C. quinteroi - Carapace with a small median eye tubercle................................................................. 8 8 Color dark brown, distitibial spine of pedipalp about 1 / 4 the size of the medial spine basitibia, distitibia of leg IV with 2 + 16

trichobothria................................................................................ C. platnicki - Color light brown, distitibial spine of pedipalp about 2 / 3 the size of the medial spine, basitibia of leg IV with just 1 trichoboth-

ria.................................................................................................. 9 9 Pedipalp distitibia dorsally densely hairy; Pedipalp tibia with 4 spines in its dorsal side and a setiferous tubercle; First femoral spine on pedipalp just 1.3 times longer than the second one....................................... C. sillami sp. nov. - Pedipalp distitibia dorsally sparcely hairy; Pedipalp tibia dorsally with 5 spines; First femoral spine on pedipalp 2 times longer than the second one......................................................................... C. bromeliaea

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Amblypygi

Family

Charinidae