This guide is dedicated to the late Dr. Frederick “Ted”
Bayer and the wealth of knowledge he contributed to the scientific
community over a lifetime of taxonomic research. We thank Stephen Cairns (NMNH) for NMNH material loans and donations, archived SEM images, laboratory space, and advice and review of this work. Phil Alderslade (CSIRO) provided helpful advice, reviews and assistance with illustrations. Dale Calder (Royal Ontario Museum), Rachael King (South Australian Museum), and David Knott (SCDNR) provided helpful reviews. Tim Coffer (NMNH) assisted with specimen selection. Tyjuana Nickens and Chad Walter (NMNH) provided Smithsonian catalog data. Odalisca Breedy (Universidad de Costa Rica) provided verification and identification of troublesome specimens. Nadia Meyers and Joe Cowan (SCDNR) provided assistance with collecting and cataloguing specimens. Phil Weinbach (SCDNR) designed the map.