Magnispina neptunus, Mendes, 2011, Mendes, 2011

Mendes, Amanda Cruz, 2011, Phylogeny and taxonomic revision of Heteropachylinae (Opiliones: Laniatores: Gonyleptidae), Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 163 (2), pp. 437-483: 448

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http://doi.org/ 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2011.00706.x

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5492055

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scientific name

Magnispina neptunus
status

SP. NOV.

MAGNISPINA NEPTUNUS   SP. NOV.

( FIGS 3 View Figure 3 , 4 View Figure 4 , 12A, B View Figure 12 , 27 View Figure 27 ).

Distribution ( Fig. 27 View Figure 27 ): BRAZIL, Espírito Santo (São Matheus) and Bahia (Ilhéus, Jussari and Una). WWF Ecoregion NT0103, Bahia coastal forests.

Type material: Male (m) holotype ( IBSP1052 View Materials )   , BRAZIL, Bahia, Una, Reserva Biológica de Una , 13–16.iv.1998, Brescovit, Bertani & Pinto-da-Rocha. Paratypes. m ( IBSP1052 View Materials )   ; m ( IBSP1051 View Materials ); 1m and 4 females (f) ( IBSP1068 View Materials )   , same data as the holotype; m ( IBSP1089 View Materials )   from Ilhéus , CEPLAC, 10–12.iv.1998, Brescovit A, Bertani R & Pinto-da-Rocha R; m ( IBSP342 View Materials ); 2m and 2f ( IBSP378 View Materials ); 3m ( IBSP 383 View Materials )   ; m and f ( IBSP 439 View Materials ); 5m and 2f ( IBSP 446 View Materials ); 2m ( IBSP 447 View Materials ); 2m and 3f ( IBSP 464 View Materials )   from Espírito Santo, São Matheus, Reserva Florestal Vale do Rio Doce , i.1998, A.D. Brescovit et al   .

Etymology: Species name comes from the Latin Neptunus   , the Roman god of the sea and of other waters, who possessed an enchanted trident. It is in reference to the aspect of free tergite II, which bears two lateral and a median large hooked apophyses. The name is used as a noun in apposition.

Diagnosis: Same as the genus.

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