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Description de trois nouveaux genres et de quatre nouvelles espèces de Scorpions Buthidae de Madagascar

Wilson R. LOURENÇO

fr Bulletin du Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, 4ème série – section A – Zoologie, Biologie et Écologie animales 17 (1-2) - Pages 95-106

Published on 17 November 1995

Description of three new genera and four new species of Buthidae Scorpions from Madagascar

Three new genera, Pseudouroplectes, Microcharmus and Neogrosphus and four new species, Pseudouroplectes bestchi, Microcharmus cloudsleythompsoni, Tityobuthus guillaumeti and Tityobuthus pococki belonging to the Buthidae family are described from Madagascar. These three new genera represent an interesting contribution to our understanding of the origins and affinities of the fauna of Madagascar.
Keywords :
Scorpion, Madagascar, Buthidae, new genera