First record of Vitalius longisternalis Bertani, 2001 (Araneae, Theraphosidae) in Argentina and notes on its natural history in Misiones province
Nelson Ferretti, Sofía Copperi, Leonela Schwerdt, Gabriel Pompozzi
This is the first record for the tarantula
Vitalius longisternalis Bertani, 2001 in Parana and
Araucaria Forests, Misiones province, northeastern
Argentina. Specimens were found at Iguazú National
Park and Urugua-í Wildlife Reserve. Data on its natural
history is provided.
About the Author
My work focuses on Taxonomy, Systematics, Biogeography, Ecology and Ethology of mygalomorph spiders from Argentina. Im currently working with phylogeographic patterns and modelling species distribution of the Mygalomorphae from the mountanious systems in central Argentina.