Annotated catalogue of the Laniatores of the New World: (Arachnida, Opiliones)

@inproceedings{Kury2003AnnotatedCO,
  title={Annotated catalogue of the Laniatores of the New World: (Arachnida, Opiliones)},
  author={Adriano Brilhante Kury},
  year={2003}
}
  • A. Kury
  • Published 20 September 2011
  • Biology
Amendments are made to inconsistencies, mistakes and omissions in the catalogue of American Laniatores by Kury (2003). Discrepancies between dates given in Kury (2003) and Neave’s Nomenclator and the Zoological Record are discussed. Accurate issue dates for relevant publications are used to define priorities. Etymologies are surveyed for generic names, establishing their grammatical gender, so specific names are inflected according to the provisions of the Code. Unavailable generic names are… 
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  • Biology
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