A new species of Brazilian troglobitic harvestman of the genus Iandumoema (Opiliones : Gonyleptidae)
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Iandumoema setimapocu sp.n. is described from the cave Lapa do Zu, Coraao de Jesus, Minas Gerais State, Brazil. The new species is closely related to Iandumoema uai Pinto-da-Rocha, 1996 in the subfamily Pachylinae, from which it differs by the following features: Male femur IV straight; the male apophysis on coxa IV directed obliquely backward; eyes depigmented; tubercles on femur IV close to each other, separated by about one diameter; male pedipalpal tibia with ectal setae IiiIi; lack of median setae on ventral plate of penis. Iandumoema is the first exclusively troglobitic genus of Opiliones in Brazil that contains two species.
Opiliones, Pachylinae, Cave, Troglomorphic
Zootaxa, Vol. 1744, no. 1 (2008-01-01).
Ryotaro Hara, Marcos and Pinto-da-rocha, Ricardo, "A new species of Brazilian troglobitic harvestman of the genus Iandumoema (Opiliones : Gonyleptidae)" (2008). KIP Articles. 3767.