Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


Date of this Version

June 1988


Published in Insecta Mundi Vol. 2, no. 2, June 1988. Copyright © 1988 Cokendolpher, Sissom, and Bastawade.

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A new species of Schizomus is described from the Indian state of Maharashtra. It is the fourth described schizomid to possess convex ocelli. New information is given regarding some old records attributed to S. cambridgei (Thorell), species inquirenda. The female spermathecae of S. bagnallii (Jackson) and S. biocellatus Sissom are described and illustrated, and other characters of the two species are discussed.

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