A new leaf-litter harvestman species of the genus Karos (Opiliones: Stygnopsidae: Karosinae), with a reanalysis of the morphological phylogeny of the genus.

@article{CruzLpez2018ANL,
  title={A new leaf-litter harvestman species of the genus Karos (Opiliones: Stygnopsidae: Karosinae), with a reanalysis of the morphological phylogeny of the genus.},
  author={Jes{\'u}s A. Cruz-L{\'o}pez},
  journal={Zootaxa},
  year={2018},
  volume={4378 4},
  pages={
          533-548
        }
}
  • Jesús A. Cruz-López
  • Published 2018
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Zootaxa
  • Karos Goodnight Goodnight, 1944 is the most diverse genus of the family Stygnopsidae. It contains seven micro-endemic species from the Huasteca region in eastern Mexico. In this paper, the new species Karos morronei sp. nov. is described based on the morphology of adults of both sexes. The new species is from Zacualtipán de Ángeles, Hidalgo State, which represents the southernmost record for the genus. Additionally, a reanalysis of the previous morphological phylogeny of the genus using both… CONTINUE READING
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