Eusarcus cavernicola Hara & Pinto-da-Rocha, 2010

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Eusarcus cavernicola Hara & Pinto-da-Rocha, 2010


Taxon classification Animalia Opiliones Gonyleptidae

Eusarcus cavernicola Hara & Pinto-da-Rocha, 2010  

Previously known distribution.

Bahia: Santana; Goiás: Anápolis, São Domingos; Minas Gerais: Itacarambi, Montes Claros, Unaí ( Hara and Pinto-da-Rocha 2010).

Material examined.

Vazante: 1 male ( MNRJ 2344) from Mina da Vmetais, 08/IV/2009, new record for locality.

Individuals of this species were observed sparsely distributed inside the mine. They were located in the photic and aphotic zones at a maximum distance of 500 m from the entrance. The record at Vazante expands its distribution with about 200 km from the south of Unaí, Minas Gerais. This species also occurs in natural cavities in Bahia, Goiás and Minas Gerais state ( Hara and Pinto-da-Rocha 2010).