09 April, 2008

New Diplocentrus species from Mexico

A new species of Diplocentrus has been described from the community of San Miguel Tenango in Southern Oaxaca, Mexico:

Diplocentrus tenango Santibanez-Lopez & Francke, 2008 (Scorpionidae)

Please note that authors that follow the classification of Prendini & Wheeler (2005) place Diplocentrus in Diplocentridae, which was placed as a subfamily in Scorpionidae by Fet & Soleglad (2005).

Santibanez-Lopez CE, Francke OF. A new species of Diplocentrus (Arachnida: Scorpiones) from Oaxaca, Mexico. Zootaxa. 2008(1742):53-60

Family Scorpionidae

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