The goblin spider genus Pelicinus (Araneae, Oonopidae). Part 1. (American Museum novitates, no. 3741)

@inproceedings{Franco2012TheGS,
  title={The goblin spider genus Pelicinus (Araneae, Oonopidae). Part 1. (American Museum novitates, no. 3741)},
  author={Francesca. Di Franco and Volker W. Framenau and Ricardo Ott and Barbara C. Baehr and Yvonne Kranz-Baltensperger},
  year={2012}
}
ABSTRACT Although Pelicinus Simon and its type species P. marmoratus Simon were initially described from Saint Vincent in the Lesser Antilles, we hypothesize that Pelicinus is primarily an Old World genus, occurring natively in both southern Asia and Australasia. The type species has attained an anomalously pantropical distribution, and has been described at least eight times, in at least seven different genera; all those synonyms were based on island populations. Myrmopopaea jacobsoni Reimoser… CONTINUE READING

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