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Brignolia kapit       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 12215). Total length 1.76. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace orange-brown, without any pattern, ovoid in dorsal view, pars cephalica strongly elevated in lateral view, anteriorly narrowed to 0.49 times its maximum width or less, with angular posterolateral corners, posterolateral edge with pair of pits, posterior margin not bulging below posterior rim, anterolateral corners with strongly sclerotized, triangular extension, posterolateral surface without spikes, surface of elevated portion of pars cephalica smooth, sides striated, thorax without depressions, fovea absent, posterior declivity with distinct shoulders, tubercles not enlarged but posterolateral edge of carapace with sharp tubercles, without radiating rows of pits, posterior margin squared, with paired dark triangular sclerotizations; lateral margin straight, rebordered, 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 dark, needle-like; marginal setae dark, needle-like. Clypeus margin strongly rebordered, straight in front view, vertical in lateral view, high, ALE separated from edge of carapace by their radius or more, median projection absent; setae present, dark, needle-like. Chilum absent. Eyes six, well developed, ALE largest, ALE oval, PME squared, PLE oval; posterior eye row recurved from above, procurved from front; ALE separated by their radius to diameter, ALE-PLE separated by less than ALE radius, PME touching throughout most of their length, PLE-PME separated by less than PME radius. Sternum longer than wide, orange-brown, uniform, fused to carapace, median concavity absent, with radial furrows between coxae I-II, II-III, III-IV, furrow with rows of small pits, radial furrow opposite coxae III absent, surface smooth, covered with large round pits, microsculpture covering entire surface, sickle-shaped structures absent, anterior margin with continuous transverse groove, posterior margin extending posteriorly beyond anterior edges of coxae IV as single extension, anterior corner with strongly sclerotized triangle in male, lateral margin with infra-coxal grooves and anterior and posterior openings, distance between coxae approximately equal, extensions of pre-coxal triangles present, lateral margins unmodified, without posterior hump, with distinct posterior ridge; setae sparse, dark, needle-like, densest laterally, originating from small pits, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium orange-brown. Chelicerae slightly divergent, anterior face unmodified; 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, evenly scattered; paturon inner margin with scattered setae, distal region unmodified, posterior surface unmodified, promargin with row of flattened setae, inner margin unmodified, laminate groove present. Labium triangular, 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 stout projection (Brignolia type), posteromedian part unmodified, much more heavily sclerotized than sternum. ABDOMEN: ovoid, without long posterior extension, rounded posteriorly, inter-scutal membrane rows of small sclerotized platelets absent posteriorly; dorsum soft portions white, without color pattern. Book lung covers small, ovoid, without setae, anterolateral edge unmodified, protuberant. Posterior spiracles connected by groove. Pedicel tube short, with small, dorsolateral, triangular extensions, scuto-pedicel region with W-shaped scutal ridge, scutum not extending far dorsal of pedicel, plumose hairs dorsal and lateral of pedicel, matted setae on anterior ventral abdomen in pedicel area absent, cuticular outgrowths near pedicel absent. Dorsal scutum strongly sclerotized, orange-brown, without color pattern, covering full length of abdomen, no soft tissue visible from above, not fused to epigastric scutum, middle surface punctate, sides punctate, anterior half without projecting denticles. Epigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, surrounding pedicel, not protruding, small lateral sclerites absent. Postepigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, orange-brown, long, semicircular, covering nearly full length of abdominal length, fused to epigastric scutum, anterior margin unmodified, with short posteriorly directed lateral apodemes. Spinneret scutum present, incomplete ring. 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: yellow, 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 present, tibia IV ventral scopula absent, metatarsi I and II meso-apical comb absent, metatarsi III and IV weak ventral scopula absent. Leg spines absent. 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, rebordered; furrow without omega-shaped insertions, without setae. Palp minute, strongly sclerotized, right and left palps symmetrical, proximal segments dark red-brown; embolus dark, prolateral excavation absent; trochanter normal size, with ventral projection; femur normal size, one to two times as long as trochanter, without posteriorly rounded lateral dilation, attaching to patella basally; patella about as long as femur, not enlarged, without prolateral row of ridges, setae unmodified; tibia trichobothria not examined; cymbium dark red-brown, narrow 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 dark red-brown, more than 2 times as long as cymbium, slender, elongated, tip with beaklike extension.
Brignolia kapit, male abdomen, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

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Brignolia kapit, male abdomen, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitmpabdl12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, male abdomen, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitmpabdv12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, male carapace, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitmpcara12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, male carapace, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitmpcard12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, male carapace, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitmpcarl12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, male carapace, posterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitmpcart12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, male sternum, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitmpstev12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, male bulb, prolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitmpbulp12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, male bulb, retrolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitmpbulr12215ND.jpg

Brignolia kapit, male palp, prolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitmppalp12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, male palp, retrolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitmppalr12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, male abdomen, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitmsabda12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, male carapace, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitmscard12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, male carapace, posterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitmscart12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, male embolus, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitmsembd12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, male endites, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitmsendv12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, male palp, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitmspald12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, male palp, prolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitmspalp12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, male palp, retrolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitmspalr12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, male palp, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitmspalv12215ND.tif


            Female (PBI_OON 12215). Total length 1.76. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace posterior declivity with distinct shoulders, tubercles not enlarged but posterolateral edge of carapace with sharp tubercles, posterior margin squared, with paired dark triangular sclerotizations. Sternum anterior margin unmodified, with distinct posterior ridge. Endites anteromedian tip unmodified. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: Book lung covers protuberant. Epigastric scutum without lateral joints. Postepigastric scutum not fused to epigastric scutum. LEGS: Leg spines absent. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Ventral view: with procurved ridge situated between epigastric furrow and posterior spiracular groove. Dorsal view: posterior tube short, posteriorly widened.
Brignolia kapit, female abdomen, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitfpabda12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, female abdomen, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitfpabdl12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, female abdomen, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitfpabdv12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, female carapace, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitfpcara12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, female carapace, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitfpcard12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, female carapace, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitfpcarl12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, female carapace, posterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitfpcart12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, female sternum, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitfpstev12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitfpifgd12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitfpifgv12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, female abdomen, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitfsabda12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, female carapace, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitfscard12215ND.tif

Brignolia kapit, female carapace, posterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---12215)

Brignkapitfscart12215ND.tif

 

DISTRIBUTION

BRUNEI DARUSSALAM ; MALAYSIA
Brignolia kapit 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 00036339  BRUNEI DARUSSALAM  Temburong District    Ashton Trail near Kuala Belalong Field Studies Centre, 21 km SSW Bangar  1 Adult Female    150  4.54188; 115.15500  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  03 Oct 2009  C. Griswold, N. Chousou Polydouri  CAS 
PBI_OON 00036306  BRUNEI DARUSSALAM  Temburong District    Ashton Trail near Kuala Belalong Field Studies Centre, 21 km SSW Bangar  2 Adult Female    150  4.54188; 115.15500  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  01 Oct 2009  C. Griswold, N. Chousou Polydouri  CAS 
PBI_OON 00036334  BRUNEI DARUSSALAM  Temburong District    Ashton Trail near Kuala Belalong Field Studies Centre, 21 km SSW Bangar  2 Adult Male    150  4.54188; 115.15500  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  03 Oct 2009  C. Griswold, N. Chousou Polydouri  CAS 
PBI_OON 00036306  BRUNEI DARUSSALAM  Temburong District    Ashton Trail near Kuala Belalong Field Studies Centre, 21 km SSW Bangar  1 Adult Male    150  4.54188; 115.15500  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  01 Oct 2009  C. Griswold, N. Chousou Polydouri  CAS 
PBI_OON 00036336  BRUNEI DARUSSALAM  Temburong District    Ashton Trail near Kuala Belalong Field Studies Centre, 21 km SSW Bangar  1 Adult Male    150  4.54188; 115.15500  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  04 Oct 2009  C. Griswold, N. Chousou Polydouri  CAS 
PBI_OON 00036340  BRUNEI DARUSSALAM  Temburong District    Ashton Trail near Kuala Belalong Field Studies Centre, 21 km SSW Bangar  1 Adult Male    150  4.54188; 115.15500  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  03 Oct 2009  C. Griswold, N. Chousou Polydouri  CAS 
PBI_OON 00036340  BRUNEI DARUSSALAM  Temburong District    Ashton Trail near Kuala Belalong Field Studies Centre, 21 km SSW Bangar  1 Adult Female    150  4.54188; 115.15500  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  03 Oct 2009  C. Griswold, N. Chousou Polydouri  CAS 
PBI_OON 00031572  MALAYSIA  Sabah    Kinabalu National Park  2 Adult Female    1550  6.16866; 116.64991  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  01 May 1991  C.L. Deeleman and P.R. Deeleman  NML 
PBI_OON 00012310  MALAYSIA  Sabah    Mt. Kinabalu  1 Adult Female    1550  6.08333; 116.55000  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  28 Apr 1987  D. Burckhardt, I. Löbl  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012215  MALAYSIA  Sabah    Poring Hot Springs, Langanan Falls  1 Adult Male    950  6.01388; 116.76911  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  12 May 1987  D. Burckhardt, I. Löbl  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00031572  MALAYSIA  Sabah    Kinabalu National Park  1 Adult Male    1550  6.16866; 116.64991  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  01 May 1991  C.L. Deeleman and P.R. Deeleman  NML 
PBI_OON 00012301  MALAYSIA  Sabah    Mt. Kinabalu  1 Adult Female    1550  6.08333; 116.55000  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  28 Apr 1987  D. Burckhardt, I. Löbl  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012331  MALAYSIA  Sabah    Poring Hot Springs  1 Adult Female    500  6.01388; 116.76911  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  06 May 1987  D. Burckhardt, I. Löbl  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012210  MALAYSIA  Sabah    Poring Hot Springs, Langanan River  1 Adult Male    850  6.01388; 116.76911  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  14 May 1987  D. Burckhardt, I. Löbl  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00031577  MALAYSIA  Sabah    Danum Valley  1 Adult Male      4.96416; 117.80194  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  07 May 1991  C.L. Deeleman and P.R. Deeleman  NML 
PBI_OON 00012272  MALAYSIA  Sabah    Mt. Kinabalu  1 Adult Female    1550  6.08333; 116.55000  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  24 Apr 1987  D. Burckhardt, I. Löbl  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012356  MALAYSIA  Sabah    E Mt. Kinabalu, road between Ranau and Kota Kinabalu  1 Adult Female    1150  5.96666; 116.68333  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  24 May 1987  D. Burckhardt, I. Löbl  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012373  MALAYSIA  Sabah    Poring Hot Springs, Langanan Falls  1 Adult Female    950  6.01388; 116.76911  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  12 May 1987  D. Burckhardt, I. Löbl  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00031577  MALAYSIA  Sabah    Danum Valley  2 Adult Female      4.96416; 117.80194  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  07 May 1991  C.L. Deeleman and P.R. Deeleman  NML 
PBI_OON 00012300  MALAYSIA  Sabah    Mt. Kinabalu  2 Adult Male    1550  6.08333; 116.55000  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  24 Apr 1987  D. Burckhardt, I. Löbl  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012356  MALAYSIA  Sabah    E Mt. Kinabalu, road between Ranau and Kota Kinabalu  1 Adult Male    1150  5.96666; 116.68333  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  24 May 1987  D. Burckhardt, I. Löbl  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012215  MALAYSIA  Sabah    Poring Hot Springs, Langanan Falls  3 Adult Female    950  6.01388; 116.76911  primary mixed dipterocarp forest  12 May 1987  D. Burckhardt, I. Löbl  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00015892  MALAYSIA  Sarawak    Tr. Nawin at confluence of Suan Oyan River and Mujong River, E Kapit  1 Adult Male    150  2.03616; 113.21964  secondary mixed dipterocarp forest along ridge, vegetational debris  19 May 1994  D. Burckhardt, I. Löbl  MHNG 


 
 
 
 
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