Check List 10(2): 457-460, doi: 10.15560/10.2.457
Heterophrynus armiger Pocock, 1902 (Amblypygi: Phrynidae): First record from Colombia, with notes on its historic distribution records and natural history
expand article infoCarlos Víquez, Daniel Chirivi§, Jairo A. Moreno-González|, James A. Christensen
‡ Instituto Nacional de Biodiversidad, Costa Rica§ Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia| Universidad del Valle, Colombia¶ Minden Pictures/Foto Natura, United States of America
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The phrynid whip spider Heterophrynus armiger is herein cited for the first time from a precise locality in Colombia. Additional data on its natural history are provided. This species has been found in disturbed and preserved forest areas of Isla Gorgona, an island located at the northwest coast of Colombia.
Phrynidae; whip spidar; Heterphrynus armiger; distibution; Colombia; Isla Gorgona