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10 August 2022 Two new species of Neobisium (Ommatoblothrus) Beier from Socotra (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones: Neobisiidae)
Mahrad Nassirkhani, Mostafa R. Sharaf, Amr A. Mohamed, Abdulrahman S. Aldawood
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Two new pseudoscorpion species, Neobisium (Ommatoblothrus) wettereri Nassirkhani sp. nov. and Neobisium (Ommatoblothrus) karmanae Nassirkhani sp. nov., are described from Socotra (Yemen). The family Neobisiidae is reported for the first time from Socotra. Ecological notes on these two new species and a distribution map of all known Neobisium (Ommatoblothrus) species are presented.

Mahrad Nassirkhani, Mostafa R. Sharaf, Amr A. Mohamed, and Abdulrahman S. Aldawood "Two new species of Neobisium (Ommatoblothrus) Beier from Socotra (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones: Neobisiidae)," The Journal of Arachnology 50(2), 219-230, (10 August 2022). https://doi.org/10.1636/JoA-S-21-052
Received: 6 September 2021; Accepted: 20 October 2021; Published: 10 August 2022
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Afrotropical Region
Arachnida
endemic species
morphology
taxonomy
Western Asia
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