Armas L.F. de. 2014. Two new genera of African whip scorpions (Schizomida: Hubbardiidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.23. No.2: 97–105 [in English].
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KEY WORDS: Hubbardiinae, taxonomy, Africa, Cameroon, Kenya, Liberia.
ABSTRACT. Two new hubbardiid genera and three new species are described from central Kenya, northeastern Cameroon and southwestern Liberia. Spermathecae of the Kenyan new genus and species, Kenyazomus pekkai sp.n., resemble those of the Australian Bamazomus bamaga Harvey, 1992, but the movable cheliceral finger lacks an accessory tooth (an accessory tooth is present in B. bamaga), the anterior margin of propeltidium has 1+1 setal arrangement (2+1 in B. bamaga), and the pedipalps are sexually dimorphic (not so in the Australian species). The spermathecae of the new genus and species from Cameroon, Lawrencezomus atlanticus sp.n., roughly resemble those of the Australian Attenuizomus radon (Harvey, 1992), a taxon with female flagellum four-segmented and males having very attenuate abdomen and flagellum. The new species from Liberia, L. bong sp.n., is only known from a single male and two immature females, and its generic assignation is tentative.