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Association for Mexican Cave Studies Bulletin, Vol. 8, 1986




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January 1986




AMCS Bulletin, Vol. 8 /Edited by James R. Reddell, 1986 (AMCS reprint 2006), 8.5 by 11 inches, 288 pages, softbound. Jointly published as Texas Memorial Museum Bulletin 28. Among the many taxa described in this volume are fifty new species and subspecies of troglobite from Mexico. This brings the number of described troglobites in Mexico, Guatemala, and Belize to 330. Many of the newly described taxa are from the Purificación cave area in Tamaulipas and Nuevo León, the Huautla region in northern Oaxaca, or the Cuetzalan area in northern Puebla. Contents: Preface Speocirolana guerrai sp. nov., cirolánido troglobio ciego (Crustacea: Isopoda) de la Cueva de la Chorrera, Linares, Nuevo León, México, by S. Contreras-Balderas and D. C. Purata-Velarde Speocirolana pubens and S. endeca, new troglobitic isopod crustaceans from Mexico (Flabelliera: Cirolanidae), by T. E. Bowman Three new stenasillid isopods from Mexico (Crustacea: Asellota), by T. E. Bowman A new crayfish (Decapoda: Cambaridae) from the state of Puebla, Mexico, with new locality records for Procambarus (Villalobosus) xochitlanae and entrocytherid ostracod symbionts, by H. H. Hobbs, Jr. Description of a new troglobitic crayfish from Mexico, and a list of Mexican crayfishes reported since the publication of the Villalobos monograph (1955) (Decapoda: Cambaridae), by H. H. Hobbs, Jr., and A. G. Grubbs Studies of the scorpion subfamilies Superstitioninae and Typhlochactinae, with description of a new species (Scorpiones: Chactoidea), by O. F. Franke Some new species of pseudoscorpions from caves in Mexico (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida), by W. B. Muchmore The mygalomorph troglobites of the Americas (Arachnida: Araneae) by W. J. Gertsch The spider genera Pholcophora and Anopsicus (Araneae: Pholcidae) in North Maerican, Central America, and the West Indies, by W. J. Gertsch Millipeds (Diplopoda) from caves in Mexico and Central America. IV. New species and records of Glomeridae, Cleidogonidae, Trichopetalidae, Furmannodesmidae, and Sphaeriodesmidae, by W. A. Shear The cavernicolous anchomenine beetles of Mexico (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Agonini), by T. C. Barr, Jr. The trechine beetles of the Paratrechus series in Mexico and Central America, with special reference to the cave species (Coleoptera: Carabidae: Trechinae), by T. C. Barr, Jr. Regressive evolution and phylogenetic age: The history of colonization of freshwaters of Yucatán by fish and Crustacea, by H. Wilkens Rabia en murciélagos de la Cueva del Guano, Santa Catarina, Nuevo León, México, by A. Jiménez Guzman A checklist of the cave fauna of Mexico. VII. Northern Mexico, by J. R. Reddell Index of new taxa Open Access - Permission by Publisher See Extended description for more information.


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