Colombia
Venezuela
IUCN Status

Type Locality : Chinácota, Norte de Santander

Etymology : The specific epithet is a noun in the genitive in honor of the Scandinavian American Christian missionary Bruce Olson, for his respect, love and valuable humanitarian work for Colombian indigenous tribe Motilones, who inhabit the territory

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The spider subfamily Schismatothelinae from Colombia is revised. One new species of Euthycaelus Simon 1889 and three new species of Schismatothele Karsch 1879 are named, as well as new geographical records provided. E. guane sp. nov. from Santander, S. hacaritama sp. nov. from Norte de Santander, S. olsoni sp. nov. from Norte de Santander and Táchira (Venezuela), and S. weinmanni sp. nov. from Cundinamarca are herein described, diagnosed and illustrated. Schismatothele is newly recorded from Colombia. Morphological aspects and diversity of the Ischnocolinae and Schismatothelinae from Colombia are discussed. An identification key to species of these subfamilies from Colombia is provided.
Zootaxa 4545(4): 548-562

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