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20 July 2020 Redescription of Nesipelma insulare Schmidt & Kovařík, 1996, with a revised generic diagnosis for Nesipelma Schmidt & Kovařík, 1996, and a transfer from Cyrtopholis Simon, 1892 (Araneae: Theraphosidae)
Danniella Sherwood, Willian Fabiano-da-Silva, Ray Gabriel, Sylvia M. Lucas
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The genus NesipelmaSchmidt & Kovařík, 1996 is rediagnosed and the holotype male and paratype female of Nesipelma insulareSchmidt & Kovařík, 1996 are redescribed in detail. Additional conspecific immature specimens are reported from the collections at the Natural History Museum, London. Cyrtopholis mediaChamberlin, 1917 is transferred to Nesipelma based on stridulatory and genital organ morphology and biogeography, creating the new combination Nesipelma mediacomb. nov.

Danniella Sherwood, Willian Fabiano-da-Silva, Ray Gabriel, and Sylvia M. Lucas "Redescription of Nesipelma insulare Schmidt & Kovařík, 1996, with a revised generic diagnosis for Nesipelma Schmidt & Kovařík, 1996, and a transfer from Cyrtopholis Simon, 1892 (Araneae: Theraphosidae)," Arachnology 18(5), 462-467, (20 July 2020). https://doi.org/10.13156/arac.2020.18.5.462
Published: 20 July 2020
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