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Taxonomy and History
Scientific Name : Cyriocosmus paredesi
Described By: Kaderka, 2019
Researcher Profile: Radan Kaderka
Etymology: The specific name is a patronym in ho- nour of Williams Paredes, who found this new species in the Amazon rainforest in northern Peru.
Original Type Locality: Peru, Amazonas, Quebrada Putuiman, Rio Marañon
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Adult Male Activity
A female of Cyriocosmus giganteus Kaderka 2016 is described and illustrated for
the first time, a new diagnosis of this species is proposed. Cyriocosmus paredesi sp.
nov. from Quebrada Putuiman (Marañon River) and Cyriocosmus foliatus sp. nov.
from Umaral near Iquitos, both from Loreto Department in Peru, are described,
diagnosed, illustrated and keyed. The male of Cyriocosmus sellatus (Simon 1889)
from Rio Blanco, the tributary of Rio Tahuyao, Loreto Department in Peru, is redescribed
and figured. The distribution area of this species is updated, and difficulties
in the identification of this species are discussed.
This species is mentioned in the following resources :
Habitat and Type Locality