Grosphus eliseanneae, Grosphus waeberi, Grosphus sabinneae Lourenço & Wilmé 2016

Three new species of Grosphus Simon 1880, (Scorpiones: Buthidae) from Madagascar; possible vicariant cases within the Grosphus bistriatus group of species

Wilson R. Lourenço, Lucienne Wilmé

Abstract


A revised redescription is proposed for Grosphus bistriatus Kraepelin 1900. Three new species, associated with both G. bistriatus and G. ankarafantsika Lourenço 2003 are described. Some comments on biogeographic aspects linking the new species with both G. bistriatus and G. ankarafantsika are also provided.

 

Résumé

Une nouvelle description révisée est proposée pour Grosphus bistriatus Kraepelin 1900. Trois nouvelles espèces associées à G. bistriatus et G. ankarafantsika Lourenço 2003 sont décrites. Des remarques sur les aspects biogéographiques portant sur les nouvelles espèces ainsi que sur G. bistriatus et G. ankarafantsika sont également formulées.

Keywords


Scorpiones; Buthidae; Grosphus; new species; vicariance; Madagascar; Grosphus eliseanneae; Grosphus waeberi; Grosphus sabineae

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