Cryptocellus peckorum

Botero-Trujillo, Ricardo & Flórez, Eduardo, 2017, Two new ricinuleid species from Ecuador and Colombia belonging to the peckorum species-group of Cryptocellus Westwood (Arachnida, Ricinulei), Zootaxa 4286 (4), pp. 483-498 : 484

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Cryptocellus peckorum


The peckorum species-group

Defined by Tourinho & Saturnino (2010) for species with the tarsal process of the male copulatory apparatus thin; tarsal process and accessory piece curved, and with sinuous contour; and male leg III metatarsus moderately inflated (longer than wide). The following species are included in this group: Cryptocellus chiruisla sp. nov. (Ecuador); Cryptocellus conori Tourinho & Saturnino, 2010 (Brazil); Cryptocellus guaviarensis sp. nov. (Colombia); Cryptocellus lampeli Cooke, 1967 (Guyana); Cryptocellus peckorum Platnick & Shadab, 1977 (Colombia); Cryptocellus tarsilae Pinto-da-Rocha & Bonaldo, 2007 (Brazil).