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Tajumulcia
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Tajumulcia plana Goodnight & Goodnight, 1947 from original description.

Suborder

Laniatores

Superfamily

Gonyleptoidea

Family

Cosmetidae

Subfamily

Cosmetinae

Tajumulcia Goodnight & Goodnight, 1947 is a monotypic genus of the Neotropical family Cosmetidae, subfamily Cosmetinae with one species from Guatemala.

Synonymy Edit

Tajumulcia Goodnight & Goodnight, 1947: 36.

Etymology Edit

Placement Edit

Originally placed in Cosmetidae, Cosmetinae.

Type species Edit

Tajumulcia plana Goodnight & Goodnight, 1947, by original designation.

Diagnosis Edit

Goodnight & Goodnight, 1947 (p.36) write "Paired tubercles present on the first, third and fourth areas, second and fifth areas and free tergites without median armature. Tarsal segments 5-more than 6-6-6. Dist-tarsus of first tarsus with three segments, of second with three segments. Basal segments of the third and fourth legs not enlarged over those of first and second. Remarks.- Tajumulcia is related to Libitiodes Roewer; however it has tubercles rather than spines on the third area."

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