Cynortopyga juruensis macho MNRJ 2288 hab do COLOR lettering

Taito juruensis (Mello-Leitão 1923), adult male (MNRJ 2288), habitus dorsal view, colorized to show body regions. Photo copyright A.B. Kury. The groin warts are abbreviated as gw.

Groin warts is a dorso-basal cluster of coarse granules on male coxa IV of many genera of Cosmetidae (e.g., Rhaucus, Taito). The term has been described by Kury & Barros (2014)[1]

The authors have not provided a Latin translation, which could be rendered as clavus inguinis.


  1. Kury, A.B. & Barros, CM. (2014) A new genus and eight new species of Amazonian cosmetines (Opiliones, Laniatores, Cosmetidae). Zoological Studies, 53: 1-46.