This species is 55% complete

Melloleitaoina uru Perafán & Pérez-Miles, 2014

Argentina
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IUCN Status
IUCN Red List Status

Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Melloleitaoina uru
  • Described By: Perafán & Pérez-Miles, 2014
  • Researcher Profile: Carlos Perafán, Fernando Pérez-Miles
  • Genus: Melloleitaoina
  • Etymology: refers to an ancient legend Quichua, from the northern limit of Argentina, about the princess Inca Uru, who by their whims and bad government was transformed by the gods into a spider and forced to endlessly work weaving.
    • Melloleitaoina crassifemur Gerschman & Schiapelli, 1973
    • Melloleitaoina crassifemur Vol, 1999
    • Melloleitaoina uru Perafán & Pérez-Miles, 2014

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