publication . Article . 2017

CONTRIBUTION TO THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE ARACHNIDS IN THE YUCATAN PENINSULA, MEXICO (EXCLUDING ARANAE AND ACARI)

Abdiel Martin-Park;
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  • Published: 01 Aug 2017 Journal: Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems (issn: 1870-0462, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Universidad Autónoma de Yucatán
Abstract
The Chelicerata are the second group of arthropods with the highest diversity after insects and they can inhabit almost all types of environments. The most current classification recognizes 11 orders and estimates in the number of species vary from 52,000 to 100,000. We have made an extensive literature review on the diversity of arachnids in the Yucatan Peninsula (YP) (excluding spiders and ticks). In Mexico there are 834 known species which represent 6% of the worldwide diversity. In the YP 63 records were found (58 species and 5 genera) of arachnids, which represent 6.8% of the Mexican species. According to our research, 28 of the 58 species (48%) in the YP w...
Subjects
free text keywords: biodiversity, species, Arachnids, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico., Agriculture, S, Agriculture (General), S1-972
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publication . Article . 2017

CONTRIBUTION TO THE KNOWLEDGE OF THE ARACHNIDS IN THE YUCATAN PENINSULA, MEXICO (EXCLUDING ARANAE AND ACARI)

Abdiel Martin-Park;