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Melloina rickwesti

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Type Locality : F, Limbo Camp, Gamboa, Panama,

Etymology : For Rick West, student of tarantula taxonomy and biology, and the collector.


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The South American spider genus Melloina Brignoli, 1985 is reviewed. The type species, Melloina gracilis (Schenkel, 1953) is redescribed and a new species M. rickwesti is named from Panama. G Mygalomorphae, Paratropididae, Melloina, taxonomy, Venezuela, Panama
Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 43: 819-825

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