Neobuthus eritreaensis Lowe & Kovařík, 2016

Kovařík, František, Lowe, Graeme, Awale, Ahmed Ibrahim, Elmi, Hassan Sh Abdirahman & Abdi, Ali, 2018, Scorpions of the Horn of Africa (Arachnida, Scorpiones). Part XVII. Revision of Neobuthus, with description of seven new species from Ethiopia, Kenya and Somaliland (Buthidae), Euscorpius 271, pp. 1-82 : 27

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Neobuthus eritreaensis Lowe & Kovařík, 2016
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Neobuthus eritreaensis Lowe & Kovařík, 2016

( Figs. 408, 438, Table 5)

Neobuthus eritreaensis Lowe & Kovařík, 2016: 14–26 , figs. 43–95, 97, 151–153, 159, 161, tables 2, 4–5.

TYPE LOCALITY AND TYPE REPOSITORY. Eritrea, near Massawa , 15°36'58.7"N 39°22'32.8"E, 74 m a.s.l. GoogleMaps ; FKCP.

TYPE MATERIAL. Eritrea, near Massawa , 15°36'58.7"N 39°22'32.8"E, 74 m a.s.l. (Locality No. 15 EI, fig. 97 in Lowe & Kovařík, 2016: 25), 1♂ (holotype) GoogleMaps 4♀1♀ im. (paratypes), FKCP, 1♂ 1♀ (paratypes) , GLPC, 4.XI. 2015, leg. F. Kovařík ( UV detection); near Massawa , 15°36'55" 39°24'22"E, 30 m a.s.l., (Locality No. 15 EK), 2♂ 1♀ im. (paratypes) , FKCP, 8.XI.2015, leg. F. Kovařík ( UV detection) .

EMENDED DIAGNOSIS. Total length 17–18 mm (males), 26–32 mm (females); carapace with area between anterior median carinae partially fuscous; tergites with 3 dark stripes, median stripe flanked on either side by broad longitudinal yellow bands that may be broken by fuscosity extending across anterior tergites; trichobothrium d 2 of pedipalp femur usually absent, d 2 of pedipalp patella present. pedipalp relatively slender, males with femur L/ W 2.44 –2.53, patella L/ W 2.47 –2.55, chela L/ W 4.79 –5.06; chela movable finger with 6 subrows of primary denticles, 3–4 external accessory denticles flanking proximal end of each subrow; dorsoexternal and ventroexternal carinae on pedipalp patella in female absent; posterior margins of tergites without or with 1–2 macrosetae; pedipalps, legs, metasoma and telson with very short, stout macrosetae in males, long, fine setae in females; males with coxae and sternites III– VI densely, finely granular, sternite VII densely, finely granular without carinae or 2 vestigial median carinae; females with sternites III– VI smooth, sternite VII finely granular with 4 granulated carinae; metasoma I–III with median lateral carinae present in female, absent in male; lateral surfaces of metasoma I–IV densely granulated in both sexes; lateral surface of metasoma V in males densely granulated, with granules separated; tarsi with relatively sparse setation, leg III of adults with 13–20 ventral macrosetae on telotarsus; pectine teeth: 19–21 (males), 15–18 (females).

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Departamento de Biologia de la Universidad del Valle

VI

Mykotektet, National Veterinary Institute

V

Royal British Columbia Museum - Herbarium

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Scorpiones

Family

Buthidae

Genus

Neobuthus

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Neobuthus eritreaensis Lowe & Kovařík, 2016

Kovařík, František, Lowe, Graeme, Awale, Ahmed Ibrahim, Elmi, Hassan Sh Abdirahman & Abdi, Ali 2018
2018
Loc

Neobuthus eritreaensis Lowe & Kovařík, 2016: 14–26

Lowe & Kovarik 2016: 14 - 26
2016