A revision of the new world goblin spider genus Cinetomorpha Simon, 1892 revalidated from Gamasomorpha Karsch, 1881 (Araneae, Oonopidae, Oonopinae)

Ricardo Ott, Darrell Ubick, Alexandre B. Bonaldo, Antonio D. Brescovit, Mark S. Harvey

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The goblin spider genus Cinetomorpha Simon is removed from the synonymy of Gamasomorpha Karsch and treated as the senior synonym of Yumates Chamberlin and Lucetia Dumitresco & Georgesco. All 41 species occur only in the New World, and the genus is divided into four species groups: the simplex group, the puberula group, the patquiana group and the itabaiana group. The following species are transferred to Cinetomorpha: C. floridana (Banks), comb. nov., and C. sedata (Gertsch & Mulaik), comb. nov., from Opopaea; C. angela (Chamberlin), comb. nov., and C. nesophila (Chamberlin), comb. nov., from Yumates; and C. patquiana (Biraben) and C. platensis (Biraben), comb. nov., from Gamasomorpha. Gamasomorpha wasmanniae Mello-Leitao and Lucetia distincta Dumitresco & Georgesco are newly synonymized with C. simplex Simon. Two species currently in Gamasomorpha are transferred to Hexapopha Platnick & Berniker: H. brasiliana (Bristowe), comb. nov. and H. m-scripta (Biraben), comb. nov. The following 31 species are newly described: C. adaga Ott & Bonaldo (Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru); C. atlantica Ott & Brescovit (Brazil); C. baja Ott & Ubick (Mexico); C. bandolera Ott & Harvey (Mexico & USA); C. boraceia Ott & Brescovit (Argentina and Brazil); C. campana Ott & Harvey (Chile); C. central Ott & Brescovit (Brazil); C. chicote Ott & Bonaldo (Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru); C. concepcion Ott & Harvey (Chile); C. iguazu Ott & Brescovit (Argentina and Brazil); C. itabaiana Ott & Brescovit (Brazil); C. laguna Ott & Ubick (Mexico); C. lavras Ott & Brescovit (Brazil); C. longisetosa Ott & Harvey (Costa Rica and Brazil); C. lorenzo Ott & Harvey (Guatemala); C. loreto Ott & Bonaldo (Peru); C. nayarit Ott & Harvey (Mexico); C. orellana Ott & Bonaldo (Ecuador); C. pauferro Ott & Brescovit (Brazil); C. peluda Ott & Harvey (Chile); C. pinheiral Ott & Brescovit (Brazil); C. pocone Ott & Brescovit (Brazil); C. punctata Ott & Brescovit (Brazil); C. quillota Ott & Harvey (Chile); C. rinconada Ott & Harvey (Chile); C. santamaria Ott & Brescovit (Argentina); C. similis Ott & Brescovit (Brazil); C. sternalis Ott & Bonaldo (Brazil); C. sur Ott & Ubick (Mexico); C. waorani Ott & Bonaldo (Ecuador); and C. zero Ott & Harvey (Mexico to Venezuela).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-152
Number of pages152
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 19 Jul 2019

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