The first New World species of the pseudoscorpion family Feaellidae (Pseudoscorpiones: Feaelloidea) from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest

Mark Harvey, R. Andrade, R. Pinto-Da-Rocha

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    Abstract

    The first American species of the pseudoscorpion family Feaellidae is named from specimens collected in the Atlantic Rainforest biome of southern Brazil. The lack of specialized setae on the movable chelal finger suggests that it belongs to a new genus and new species, which we name Iporangella gen. nov. and Iporangella orchama sp. nov., respectively. The only known population of I. orchama is located near Iporanga, São Paulo, and juveniles of an unidentified species are recorded from Ilha da Queimada Grande.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)227-234
    JournalJournal of Arachnology
    Volume44
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2016

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