Manuel-Angel González-Sponga
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González-Sponga, from OmniPaper




Guatire, estado Miranda, Venezuela

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Manuel-Angel González-Sponga was a Venezuelan arachnologist born in 30 April 1929 and deceased in March 1st 2009.

Notable contributionsEdit

He published a great number of works exclusively in Venezuelan fauna, including also other arachnid orders and Myriapoda. Worth mentioning are his 2 books ("the blue and the green book") covering many families of Opiliones in Venezuela.

External resourcesEdit

OmniPaper Article on González-Sponga, including opilio-publication list [1]

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