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             Paravaejovis pumilis

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Paravaejovis pumilis (Williams, 1970)

Vejovis pumilis Williams, 1970b: 297-302, fig. 13, 14; Williams, 1970e: 181, 183.
Paruroctonus pumilis
: Stahnke, 1974a: 138
Paravaejovis pumilis
: Williams, 1980: 30, fig. 32-34, 54N; Haradon, 1984b: 319; Kovarík, 1998: 143; Beutelspacher, 2000: 56, 63, 151; Sissom, 2000:505; Soleglad & Fet, 2003b: 6, fig. 7; Soleglad & Fet, 2003a: 8, 41, 61, 67, 161, figs. 6, 78; Prendini & Wheeler, 2005: Fig. 28.
Paruroctonus pseudopumilis
: Williams, 1970e: 181-183 (part; record from 13 km N San Raymundo); Beutelspacher, 2000: 69, 137, map 38 (part; record from 13 km N San Raymundo).

type(s):  Vejovis pumilis Williams holotype (male), CAS (Type No. 10425), 43.1 km W El Crucero, Baja California Sur, México, 26-VII-1968, S. C. Williams, M. A. Cazier. J. Bigelow,M. Bentzien.

Original Description: Vejovis pumilis Williams, 1970b: 297-302, fig. 13, 14.

subsequent accounts:
Williams (1980):

Diagnosis. Adults to 27 mm long. Base color uniform pale yellow, mature males with distinctive dark orange telson, both sexes with reddish pedipalp fingers. Pedipalp with short fingers, swollen palm; ratio of movable-finger length to carapace length 0.5-0.7; ratio of chela length to palm width 2.8-3.4; supernumerary granules 5 on fixed finger, 7 on movable finger. Pectine teeth 7-8 in females, 12-16 in males; pedipalp fixed finger with trichobothria id and ip on finger origin, directly above movable-finger articulation. Metasomal segment I as wide as or wider than long, segment II slightly longer than wide; ventrolateral keels crenulate to serrate on segments I-IV; ventromedian keels smooth to obsolete on I, smooth on II, smooth to crenulate on III and IV.

distribution: NORTH AMERICA. México  (Baja California Sur - San Raymundo south to a few kilometers north of La Paz.).   View Map

Published Records:  Vejovis pumilis Williams, allotype (female), CAS, 43.1 km W El Crucero, Baja California Sur, México, 26-VII-1968, S. C. Williams, M. A. Cazier. J. Bigelow,M. Bentzien.  Paratypes: 240 specimens (CAS;) from the type locality and six other locations from the San Raymundo area south to near La Paz, Baja California Sur, México.

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