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Amazochroma pedroi
Amazochroma pedroi - Monte Negro RO
Amazochroma pedroi Carvalho & Kury, 2018, male, RO. Photo (c) Pedro Martins.

Suborder

Laniatores

Superfamily

Gonyleptoidea

Family

Gonyleptidae

Subfamily

Roeweriinae

Genus

Amazochroma

Amazochroma pedroi Carvalho & Kury, 2018 is a member of the genus Amazochroma (Laniatores:Gonyleptidae)[1].


TaxonomyEdit

Amazochroma pedroi Carvalho & Kury 2018: 22, figs. 1 e–f, 7–9.

DiagnosisEdit

Carapace with a pair of paramedian larger tubercles, as large as found at paramedian of area I, darker, contrasting with background (absent in A. carvalhoi); areas I–III with two higher tubercles next to the median groove (absent in A. carvalhoi); area III with a pair of low, paramedian, rounded tubercles (lower and broader than the pair of high, paramedian, acuminated spines of A. carvalhoi); Tr IV prolateral median with an apophysis (not occurring in A. carvalhoi); Fe IV prolaterally and retrolaterally with high spines (instead of spines absent in A. carvalhoi)[1].

Type dataEdit

Amazochroma pedroi: ♂ holotype (MNRJ 2352), BRAZIL, Acre, Rio Branco.

RecordsEdit

BRAZIL, Acre, Rio Branco; Senador Guiomard. Rondônia, Monte Negro; Porto Velho (Carvalho & Kury 2018).

DistributionEdit

BRAZIL, Acre, Rio Branco; Senador Guiomard. Rondônia, Monte Negro; Porto Velho.


ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Carvalho, R.N. & Kury, A.B. 2018. Further dismemberment of Discocyrtus with description of a new Amazonian genus and a new subfamily of Gonyleptidae (Opiliones, Laniatores). European Journal of Taxonomy 393: 1–32. doi:https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2018.393