Fet V.1, Soleglad M.E.2, Parmakelis A.3, Kotsakiozi P.4, Stathi I.5 2014. Two new species of Euscorpius from Euboea Island, Greece (Scorpiones: Euscorpiidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.23. No.2: 111–126 [in English].
1 Department of Biological Sciences, Marshall University, Huntington, West Virginia 25755-2510, USA. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (Corresponding author).
2 32255 Safflower St., Winchester, California 92596, USA. E-mail: email@example.com
3 Department of Ecology and Taxonomy, Faculty of Biology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
4 Department of Human and Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Athens, Athens, Greece. E-mail: email@example.com
5 Natural History Museum of Crete, University of Crete, Heraklion, Crete, Greece. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
KEY WORDS: scorpions, Euscorpius, Greece, Euboea, new species, zoogeography.
ABSTRACT. We describe two new species of the genus Euscorpius from Euboea Island, Greece: E. birulai sp.n. (Agia Triada Cave) and E. mylonasi sp.n. (Mt. Dirfi). The cave species E. birulai sp.n. is morphologically close to E. koschewnikowi Birula, 1900 from Mt. Athos, Greece. Species-level divergence of E. mylonasi sp.n. is also confirmed by multiple DNA markers. According to DNA data, an undescribed population from the nearby Skyros Island is closely related to E. mylonasi sp.n.