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Three new species of Ischioscia Verhoeff, 1928 (Isopoda, Oniscidea, Philosciidae) from Serranía de Perijá, Andean Cordillera, Colombian Caribbean

Ivanklin Soares CAMPOS-FILHO, Carlos Mario LÓPEZ-OROZCO, Yesenia M. CARPIO-DÍAZ, José Otávio ÁGUIAR & Gabriel R. NAVAS S.

en Zoosystema 42 (8) - Pages 115-130

Published on 24 March 2020

The genus Ischioscia Verhoeff, 1928 is one of the most diverse genera in the Philosciidae Kinahan, 1857. To date, the genus comprises 26 species distributed in tropical and subtropical areas of the Neotropical region. In this work three new species from Serranía de Perijá, Andean Cordillera, Colombian Caribbean, are described: Ischioscia herrerai López-Orozco, Carpio-Díaz & Campos-Filho n. sp., Ischioscia perijaensis Carpio-Díaz, López-Orozco & Campos-Filho n. sp. and Ischioscia unicartagenae Campos-Filho, Carpio-Díaz & López-Orozco n. sp. In addition, an identification key for all species of the genus is given.

Keywords :

Ischiosciini, Serranía de Perijá, Andean ecosystem, Neotropical, new species

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