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New species and new records of Benthana Budde-Lund, 1908 (Isopoda: Oniscidea: Philosciidae) from southern Brazil

By Silvana Leal Nunes Costa, Ivanklin Soares Campos Filho and Paula Beatriz de Araujo


The genus Benthana includes 25 species with distribution in Brazil and Paraguay. In this paper we describe a new species from the state of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil, and provide new records for Benthana cairensis Sokolowicz, Araujo & Boelter, 2008, Benthana longicornis Verhoeff, 1941, Benthana moreirai Lemos de Castro, 1985, Benthana picta (Brandt, 1833), Benthana serrana Araujo & Lopes, 2003, and Benthana taeniata Araujo & Buckup, 1994

Topics: Crustacea, Isopodos terrestres, Benthana Budde-Lund, Terrestrial isopods, Neotropical, Atlantic forest
Year: 2015
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