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Niarchos foreroi       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 450). Total length 1.83. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace orange, without any pattern, elongate oval in dorsal view, pars cephalica slightly elevated in lateral view, anteriorly narrowed to between 0.5 and 0.75 times its maximum width, with rounded posterolateral corners, posterolateral edge without pits, posterior margin not bulging below posterior rim, anterolateral corners with slightly sclerotized triangular projections, posterolateral surface without spikes, surface of elevated portion of pars cephalica smooth, sides finely reticulate, thorax without depressions, fovea absent, without radiating rows of pits; lateral margin straight, smooth, without denticles; plumose setae near posterior margin of pars thoracica absent; non-marginal pars cephalica setae dark, needle-like, present, scattered; non-marginal pars thoracica setae absent; marginal setae dark, needle-like. Clypeus margin slightly rebordered, curved downwards in front view, vertical in lateral view, low, ALE separated from edge of carapace by less than their radius, median projection absent; setae present, dark, needle-like. Chilum absent. Eyes six, reduced, tiny, posterior eyes reduced in size, much smaller than anterior laterals, ALE largest, all eyes oval; posterior eye row straight from above, procurved from front; ALE separated by less than their radius, ALE-PLE separated by less than ALE radius, PME separated by less than their radius, PLE-PME separated by less than PME radius. Sternum longer than wide, pale orange, uniform, not fused to carapace, median concavity absent, with radial furrows between coxae I-II, II-III, III-IV, furrow smooth, radial furrow opposite coxae III absent, surface smooth, without pits, microsculpture covering entire surface, sickle-shaped structures absent, anterior margin unmodified, posterior margin not extending posteriorly of coxae IV, anterior corner unmodified, lateral margin without infra-coxal grooves, distance between coxae approximately equal, extensions of pre-coxal triangles present, lateral margins unmodified, without posterior hump; setae sparse, dark, needle-like, densest laterally, originating from surface, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium pale orange. Chelicerae straight, anterior face with swelling; without teeth on both promargin and retromargin; fangs without tooth-like projections, directed medially, shape normal, without prominent basal process, tip unmodified; setae dark, needle-like, densest medially; paturon inner margin with scattered setae, distal region abruptly narrowed, posterior surface unmodified, promargin unmodified, inner margin unmodified, laminate groove absent. Labium triangular, not fused to sternum, anterior margin indented at middle, same as sternum in sclerotization; with 6 or more setae on anterior margin, subdistal portion with unmodified setae. Endites distally not excavated, serrula present in single row, anteromedian tip with one pair of backward pointing spines, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization, anterior projections situated distally, small, at apex of longitudinal ridge. ABDOMEN: cylindrical, without long posterior extension, rounded posteriorly; dorsum soft portions white, without color pattern. Book lung covers large, ovoid, without setae, anterolateral edge unmodified. Posterior spiracles connected by groove. Pedicel tube short, ribbed, scuto-pedicel region unmodified, scutum extending far dorsal of pedicel, plumose hairs absent, matted setae on anterior ventral abdomen in pedicel area absent, cuticular outgrowths near pedicel absent. Dorsal scutum strongly sclerotized, pale orange, without color pattern, covering more than 3/4 of abdomen, more than 1/2 to most of abdomen width, not fused to epigastric scutum, middle surface finely reticulate, sides granulate, anterior half without projecting denticles. Epigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, surrounding pedicel, not protruding. Postepigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, pale orange, long, almost rectangular, covering about 2/3 of abdominal length, fused to epigastric scutum, anterior margin unmodified, with short posteriorly directed lateral apodemes. Spinneret scutum present, incomplete ring, consisting of four lateral patches bearing setae (two anterior of others). Dorsum setae present, dark, needle-like. Epigastric area setae uniform, dark, needle-like. Postepigastric area setae present, dark, needle-like. Spinneret scutum with fringe of long setae. Dense patch of setae anterior to spinnerets absent. Interscutal membrane with setae. Colulus absent. LEGS: pale orange, without color pattern; femur IV not thickened, same size as femora I-III, patella plus tibia I shorter than carapace, tibia I unmodified, tibia IV specialized hairs on ventral apex absent, tibia IV ventral scopula absent, metatarsi I and II meso-apical comb absent, metatarsi III and IV weak ventral scopula absent. Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): tibiae: IV v0-0-1p. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Tarsi I to IV without inferior claw. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Epigastric region with sperm pore small, oval, situated at level of anterior spiracles, unmodified; furrow without omega-shaped insertions, without setae. Palp normal size, not strongly sclerotized, right and left palps symmetrical, proximal segments pale orange; embolus dark, prolateral excavation absent, distally situated, twisted at about half its length, tip distinctly narrowed, darkened; trochanter normal size, unmodified; femur normal size, two or more times as long as trochanter, without posteriorly rounded lateral dilation, attaching to patella basally; patella about as long as femur, slightly larger than femur, without prolateral row of ridges, setae unmodified; tibia trichobothria not examined; cymbium pale orange, ovoid in dorsal view, completely fused with bulb, no seam visible, not extending beyond distal tip of bulb, plumose setae absent, without stout setae, without distal patch of setae; bulb pale orange, 1 to 1.5 times as long as cymbium, stout, elongated.
Niarchos foreroi, male carapace, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male carapace, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male habitus, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male habitus, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male habitus, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male habitus, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male palp, prolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male palp, retrolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male palp, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male sperm pore, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male sternum, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

Niarcforermpstev40824ND.tif

Niarchos foreroi, male carapace, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male carapace, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male chelicerae, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male chelicerae, posterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male embolus, prolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male embolus, retrolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male embolus, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male endites, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male endites, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

Niarcforermsendv40824ND.tif

Niarchos foreroi, male habitus, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

Niarcforermshaba40824ND.tif

Niarchos foreroi, male habitus, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male habitus, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

Niarcforermshabl40824ND.tif

Niarchos foreroi, male metatarsus IV, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male palp, prolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male palp, retrolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male palpal tibia, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male serrula, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male sperm pore, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

Niarcforermsspov40824ND.tif

Niarchos foreroi, male sternum, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

Niarcforermsstev40824ND.tif

Niarchos foreroi, male tibia IV, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male tarsal organ, leg I, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male tarsal organ, leg II, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male tarsal organ, leg III, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male tarsal organ, leg IV, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male tarsal organ, palp, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male embolus, prolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male embolus, retrolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male claws, leg I, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male claws, leg II, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male claws, leg III, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, male claws, leg IV, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

Niarcforermscl4a40824ND.tif


            Female (PBI_OON 450). Total length 1.94. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Eyes posterior eyes reduced in size, much smaller than anterior laterals. Endites anteromedian tip unmodified. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: Pedicel unmodified, scutum not extending far dorsal of pedicel. Dorsal scutum absent. Epigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, not surrounding pedicel, small lateral sclerites absent, without lateral joints. Postepigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, yellow, short, only around epigastric furrow, not fused to epigastric scutum. Spinneret scutum consisting on transverse anterior plate followed posteriorly by two lateral plates, all bearing setae. LEGS: Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): tibiae: III v0-0-1p; IV v0-0-2; metatarsi: III v0-0-1p; IV v0-0-2. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Shape: anterior genitalic projection long, narrow, not distally expanded.
Niarchos foreroi, female carapace, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female carapace, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female habitus, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

Niarcforerfphaba40824ND.tif

Niarchos foreroi, female habitus, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

Niarcforerfphabd40824ND.tif

Niarchos foreroi, female habitus, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

Niarcforerfphabl40824ND.tif

Niarchos foreroi, female habitus, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

Niarcforerfphabv40824ND.tif

Niarchos foreroi, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female sternum, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female carapace, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female carapace, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female carapace, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female chelicerae, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female chelicerae, posterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female claws, leg I, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female claws, leg I, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female claws, leg II, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female endites, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female endites, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

Niarcforerfsendv40824ND.tif

Niarchos foreroi, female epigynum, epigynal area, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female habitus, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female habitus, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female metatarsus III, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female metatarsus IV, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female palp, prolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female palp, retrolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female palpal tibia, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

Niarcforerfsptid40824ND.tif

Niarchos foreroi, female sternum, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

Niarcforerfsstev40824ND.tif

Niarchos foreroi, female tibia III, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female tibia IV, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

Niarcforerfsti4l40824ND.tif

Niarchos foreroi, female tarsal organ, leg I, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

Niarcforerfsto1d40824ND.tif

Niarchos foreroi, female tarsal organ, leg II, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

Niarcforerfsto2d40824ND.tif

Niarchos foreroi, female tarsal organ, palp, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female trichobothrium, tibia I, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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Niarchos foreroi, female claws, leg III, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

Niarcforerfscl3l40824ND.tif

Niarchos foreroi, female claws, leg IV, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---40824)

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DISTRIBUTION

ECUADOR
Niarchos foreroi coordinates
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MATERIAL EXAMINED
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PBI USI Country State Division Locality Sex Type Status Elevation(m) GPS Coordinate Habitat Collection_Date Collector Inst. Code
PBI_OON 00000450  ECUADOR  Loja    Celica  1 Adult Male  Holotype  2100  -4.09896; -79.97994  under mossy stones  25 Feb 2010  E. Tapia  QCAZ 
PBI_OON 00040824  ECUADOR  Loja    Celica  3 Adult Female    2100  -4.09896; -79.97994  under mossy stones  25 Feb 2010  E. Tapia  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00040824  ECUADOR  Loja    Celica  2 Adult Male    2100  -4.09896; -79.97994  under mossy stones  25 Feb 2010  E. Tapia  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00000450  ECUADOR  Loja    Celica  1 Adult Female    2100  -4.09896; -79.97994  under mossy stones  25 Feb 2010  E. Tapia  QCAZ 


 
 
 
 
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