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Revista mexicana de biodiversidad

On-line version ISSN 2007-8706Print version ISSN 1870-3453


FRANCKE, Oscar F.  and  QUIJANO-RAVELL, Ana F.. A new species of Diplocentrus (Scorpiones: Diplocentridae) from the state of Michoacán, Mexico. Rev. Mex. Biodiv. [online]. 2009, vol.80, n.3, pp.659-663. ISSN 2007-8706.

Diplocentrus poncei, sp. nov. from the state of Michoacán, Mexico is described. This is the first species in the genus and family with increasing neobothriotaxy on the patella and chela of the pedipalps. Diplocentrus magnus has been found to have increasing neobothriotaxy on the patella but not on the chela of the pedipalps.

Keywords : Diplocentrus; neobothriotaxy; Balsas River Basin.

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