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Roquettea singularis
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Roquetta singularis Mello-Leitão, 1931, male from Belém, Pará, Brazil. Photo copyright ©

A. Anker & Pedro H. Martins.

Suborder

Laniatores

Superfamily

Gonyleptoidea

Family

Cosmetidae

Subfamily

Discosomaticinae

Genus

Roquettea

Roquetta singularis Mello-Leitão, 1931 is the type species (by monotypy) of the genus Roquettea (Laniatores:Cosmetidae).

TaxonomyEdit

NotesEdit

  • Location: Brazil, Pará, Belém (including vicinities such as Ananindeua and Utinga); Cametá and Tucuruí.[4]
  • Type specimen is in Museu Nacional/UFRJ; #1383[4]

Additional imagesEdit

References Edit

  1. Mello-Leitão, C.F. de (1931e) Quatro novos Opiliões. Boletim do Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro, 7(2), 115–118.
  2. Sørensen, W.E. (1932) Descriptiones Laniatorum (Arachnidorum Opilionum Subordinis). Opus posthumum recognovit et edidit Kai L. Henriksen. Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskabs skrifter [= Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences et des Lettres de Danemark], København [Copenhague], Naturvidenskabelig og Mathematisk Afdeling [= Section des sciences Naturelles et mathematiques], ser. 9, 3(4), 197–422.
  3. Mello-Leitão, C.F. de (1933c) Notas sobre os opiliões do Brasil descritos na obra póstuma de Sörensen: "Descriptiones Laniatorum". Boletim do Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro 9(1), 99–114.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Ferreira, C.P. & Kury, A.B. (2010) A review of Roquettea, with description of three new Brazilian species and notes on Gryne (Opiliones, Cosmetidae, Discosomaticinae). Zoological Science, Tokyo, 27: 697–708.