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Type Locality : Male holotype from Poções, Bahia, Brazil, 03.VII. 2002, A. Zanotti leg. (IBSP 11311)

Etymology : The species is named in honor of Dorival Caymmi, song writer and singer of brazilian popular music, natural from the state of Bahia.


Male Activity

The genus Tmesiphantes Simon, 1892 is revised. The type-species, T. nubilus Simon, 1892, is redescribed and three new species are described from the state of Bahia, Brazil: T. amadoi sp. nov., T. bethaniae sp. nov. and T. caymmii sp. nov. In addition, Tmesiphanthes physopus Mello-Leitão, 1926 and T. minensis Mello-Leitão, 1943 are transferred to Plesiopelma Pocock, 1901. T. chickeringi is considered species inquirenda.
Revista Brasileira de Zoologia 24: 971-980

Habitat and Type Locality