The Andean Goblin Spiders of the New Genus Scaphidysderina (Araneae, Oonopidae), with Notes on Dysderina

@inproceedings{Platnick2011TheAG,
  title={The Andean Goblin Spiders of the New Genus Scaphidysderina (Araneae, Oonopidae), with Notes on Dysderina},
  author={Norman I. Platnick and Nadine Dup{\'e}rr{\'e}},
  year={2011}
}
Dysderina Simon is one of the largest of the classical genera of goblin spiders, containing numerous species that have been associated only because they are heavily scutate gamasomorphines with long, paired spines on the ventral surface of the anterior tibiae and metatarsi. The Old World species that have been assigned to the genus are wildly misplaced, and the New World fauna constitutes a complex of over 225 species belonging to at least nine genera. The northern Andes house a highly diverse… CONTINUE READING

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