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Metagonia debrasi n. sp. the first species of the genus Metagonia Simon in Cuba (Pholcidae, Araneae)

  title={Metagonia debrasi n. sp. the first species of the genus Metagonia Simon in Cuba (Pholcidae, Araneae)},
  author={Abel. P{\'e}rez Gonz{\'a}lez and B. A. Huber},
  • Abel. Pérez González, B. A. Huber
  • Published 1999
  • Biology
  • The genus Metagonia Simon, 1893, presently includes 67 species of mostly small (about 2-5 mm body length), pale leafor cave-dwellers, and is widely distributed in the New World from Mexico to Argentina (GERTSCH, 1986). Most species (53) are from Central America, but South America contains a morphologically and probably also numerically at least as diverse fauna (B.A. HUBER, unpublished data). Only one species has so far been recorded from the Antilles: the eyeless troglobite M. jamaica Gertsch… CONTINUE READING
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