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Ami armihuariensis Kaderka, 2014

Peru
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Taxonomy and History

Scientific Name : Ami armihuariensis
  • Described By: Kaderka, 2014
  • Researcher Profile: Radan Kaderka
  • Genus: Ami
  • Etymology: The specific name refers to the type locality.
  • Original Type Locality: Male holotype (MUSM-ENT 0506547) from Peru, Cuzco, Rio Camisea, Armihuari, 11°51‘51.3“S, 72°46‘45.6“W, altitude 579 m, May-June 1997, Saida Cordova col.

Specimen Records

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Ami armihuariensis
Holotype : (MUSM-ENT 0506547), Peru
  • Ami armihuariensis, a new species from Peru (Araneae: Theraphosidae: Theraphosinae)

    Radan Kaderka ,2014

    Ami armihuariensis sp. nov. from Cuzco region, Peru is described, diagnosed and figured. Males of Ami armihuariensis sp. nov. differ from all other congeners, except A. pijaos, by the presence of only one retrolateral process on male palpal tibia, from A. pijaos by the granulation in tegular area of male palpal bulb. Additionally, photographs of A. yupanquii spermatheca are for the first time presented in order to emphasize the characteristic shape of spermathecae in this genus.

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