Spelaeobochica

Viana, Ana Clara M., Souza, Maysa F. V. R. & Ferreira, Rodrigo L., 2018, Spelaeobochica goliath (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones: Bochicidae), a new troglobitic pseudoscorpion from Brazil, Zootaxa 4402 (3), pp. 585-594: 586

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4402.3.11

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scientific name

Spelaeobochica
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Key to species of Spelaeobochica  (modified from Ratton et al. 2012)

1 With two tiny, lateroventral tubercles on each side of carapace; pedipalps: femur 4.1–4.2 times longer than broad, chela with pedicel 4.1–4.2 times longer than broad; leg IV: femur+patella 3.8 times longer than broad................ S. allodentatus 

- Without tubercles on each side of carapace; pedipalps: femur> 4.2 times longer than broad, chela with pedicel> 4.2 times longer than broad; leg IV: femur+patella> 3.8 times longer than broad.............................................. 2

2 Rallum of 6 dentate blades; pedipalps: hand without a tooth-like protuberance on paraxial side near base of fixed finger, femur and patella without tooth-like protuberances, femur 12.5–13.3 times longer than broad; leg IV: femur+patella 9.4–9.5 times longer than broad............................................................................ S. muchmorei 

- Rallum of 4 dentate blades; pedipalps: hand with a tooth-like protuberance on paraxial side near base of fixed finger, femur and patella with small tooth-like protuberances, femur 7.8–12.0 times longer than broad; leg IV: femur+patella 4.2–8.6 times longer than broad...................................................................................... 3

3 Pedipalps: femur 7.8–8.3 times longer than broad, chela with pedicel 6.1–6.9 times longer than broad, trichobothrium est proximal with respect to st on movable finger, isb in basal position much nearer to esb than to level of sb; leg IV: femur+patella 4.2–6.2 times longer than broad...................................................................... S. iuiu 

- Pedipalps: femur 11.2–12.0 times longer than broad, chela with pedicel 7.9–8.9 times longer than broad, trichobothrium est distal with respect to st on movable finger, isb in a position much nearer to level of sb than to esb; leg IV: femur+patella 8.0– 8.6 times longer than broad.................................................................. S. goliath  sp. n.