Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi - Schizomida Collection
Schizomids are usually found in leaf litter in moist areas or under rocks and logs, some species occur in caves and other species live associated with termites and ants. Are currently divided into two families, Protoschizomidae and Hubbardiidae: the first is restricted to the southeastern U.S. and Mexico and contains 11 species, while Hubbardiidae has a worldwide distribution and contains more than 180 described species (Cokendolpher & Reddel, 2002). The schizomids fauna of South America is poorly known, with only 27 species recorded in South America (Addis, 2002).
Material with scientific and historical importance.
Date range: Aug 14, 1996 - May 8, 2005
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