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Noideattella farihy       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON_0003533). Total length 2.1. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace dark red-brown, without any pattern, broadly oval in dorsal view, pars cephalica strongly elevated in lateral view, anteriorly narrowed to between 0.5 and 0.75 times its maximum width, with rounded posterolateral corners, posterolateral edge with pair of pits, posterior margin not bulging below posterior rim, anterolateral corners without extension or projections, posterolateral surface without spikes, surface of elevated portion of pars cephalica granulate, sides granulate, thorax without depressions, fovea absent, without radiating rows of pits; lateral margin straight, rebordered, with blunt denticles; plumose setae near posterior margin of pars thoracica absent; non-marginal pars cephalica setae light, needle-like, present in u-shaped row; non-marginal pars thoracica setae light, needle-like; marginal setae light, needle-like. Clypeus margin slightly rebordered, curved downwards in front view, vertical in lateral view, high, ALE separated from edge of carapace by their radius or more, median projection absent; setae present, light, needle-like. Eyes six, well developed, all subequal, all eyes oval; posterior eye row recurved from both above and 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 as long as wide, dark red-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 finely reticulate, without pits, microsculpture medially and in furrows, sickle-shaped structures absent, anterior margin with interrupted transverse groove, posterior margin not extending posteriorly of coxae IV, anterior corner unmodified, lateral margin with infra-coxal grooves and anterior and posterior openings, distance between coxae approximately equal, extensions of pre-coxal triangles absent, lateral margins unmodified, without posterior hump; setae sparse, light, needle-like, evenly scattered, originating from surface, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium dark red-brown. Chelicerae straight, anterior face unmodified; promargin without teeth; fangs without tooth-like projections, directed medially, shape normal, without prominent basal process, tip unmodified; setae light, needle-like, evenly scattered; paturon inner margin with scattered setae, distal region unmodified, promargin unmodified, inner margin unmodified. 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 excavated, serrula present in single row, anteromedian tip unmodified, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization. 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 large, elliptical, without setae, anterolateral edge unmodified. Posterior spiracles connected by groove. Pedicel tube short, ribbed, scuto-pedicel region unmodified, scutum not 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, dark red-brown, without color pattern, covering full length of abdomen, no soft tissue visible from above, not fused to epigastric scutum, middle surface smooth, sides reticulate, anterior half without projecting denticles. Epigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, surrounding pedicel, not protruding, small lateral sclerites absent. Postepigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, dark red-brown, long, semicircular, covering nearly full length of abdominal length, fused to epigastric scutum, anterior margin unmodified, without posteriorly directed lateral apodemes. Spinneret scutum present, incomplete ring. Dorsum setae present, light, needle-like. Epigastric area setae uniform, light, needle-like. Postepigastric area setae present, light, needle-like. Spinneret scutum with fringe of needle-like setae. Dense patch of setae anterior to spinnerets absent. Interscutal membrane with setae. Colulus represented only by setae. 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. Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): tibiae: I, II p2-1-1; r1-1-1; metatarsi: I, II p1-1-0; r1-1-0. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. 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 normal size, not strongly sclerotized, right and left palps symmetrical, proximal segments pale orange; embolus light; femur normal size, without posteriorly rounded lateral dilation, attaching to patella basally; patella shorter than femur, not enlarged, without prolateral row of ridges, setae unmodified; tibia trichobothria with 3 trichobothria; cymbium pale orange, narrow in dorsal view, not fused with bulb, 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, spherical.
Noideattella farihy, male abdomen, anterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male abdomen, lateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male abdomen, posterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male bulb, prolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male bulb, retrolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male abdomen, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male carapace, anterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male carapace, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male carapace, posterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male carapace, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male habitus, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male habitus, lateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male habitus, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male leg I, prolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male leg I, retrolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male leg IV, prolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male palp, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male leg IV, retrolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male palp, prolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male palp, retrolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male palp, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male abdomen, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male abdomen, anterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male carapace, anterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male carapace, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male carapace, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male embolarium, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male chelicerae, anterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male chelicerae, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male cymbium, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---36300)

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Noideattella farihy, male embolus, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---36300)

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Noideattella farihy, male embolus, prolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---36300)

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Noideattella farihy, male embolus, retrolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---36300)

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Noideattella farihy, male embolus, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---36300)

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Noideattella farihy, male epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male epigynum, epigynal area, lateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male eye group, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male intercoxal sclerites, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male palp, anterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---36300)

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Noideattella farihy, male eye group, lateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male palp, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---36300)

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Noideattella farihy, male palp, prolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---36300)

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Noideattella farihy, male palp, retrolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---36300)

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Noideattella farihy, male pars thoracica, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male palp, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---36300)

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Noideattella farihy, male tarsal organ, palp, anterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---36300)

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Noideattella farihy, male pars thoracica, lateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male setae, abdominal dorsum, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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Noideattella farihy, male carapace, lateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03533)

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            Female (PBI_OON_0003569). Total length 2.3. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: Epigastric scutum without lateral joints. Postepigastric scutum not fused to epigastric scutum. LEGS: Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): tibiae: I, II p2-1-1; r1-1-1; metatarsi: I, II p1-1-0; r1-1-0. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Dorsal view: sperm sac secretory glands openings pointed, extending all over the receptaculum posterior surface..
Noideattella farihy, female abdomen, anterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female abdomen, lateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female abdomen, posterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female epigynum, epigynal area, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female abdomen, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female carapace, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female carapace, anterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female carapace, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female carapace, posterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female habitus, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female habitus, lateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female habitus, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female leg I, retrolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female leg I, prolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female leg IV, prolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female leg IV, retrolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female palp, prolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female palp, retrolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female abdomen, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female abdomen, lateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female abdomen, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female epigynum, epigynal area, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female epigynum, epigynal area, posterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female epigynum, epigynal area, anterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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Noideattella farihy, female epigynum, epigynal area, lateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03569)

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DISTRIBUTION

MADAGASCAR
Noideattella farihy 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 00003859  MADAGASCAR  Fianarantsoa    near Isalo National Park, at stream E of Interpretive Center  1 Adult Female    750  -22.62666; 45.35816  open fields  15 Oct 2001  M. Irwin, F. Parker, R. Harin'Hala  CAS 
PBI_OON 00003569  MADAGASCAR  Toliara    Foret de Beroboka, 5.9 km 131o SE Ankidranoka  1 Adult Female    80  -22.23305; 43.36638  tropical dry forest  12 Mar 2002  B.L. Fisher et. al.  CAS 
PBI_OON 00003860  MADAGASCAR  Toliara    Berenty Special Reserve, 8 km NW Amboasary  1 Adult Female    85  -25.00666; 46.30333  Gallery forest  26 Jan 2003  M. Irwin, F. Parker, R. Harin'Hala  CAS 
PBI_OON 00003340  MADAGASCAR  Toliara    Parc National de Zombitse, 19.8 km 84o E Sakaraha  1 Adult Male  Holotype  770  -22.84333; 44.71000  tropical dry forest  05 Feb 2003  Fisher, Griswold et.al.  CAS 
PBI_OON 00003533  MADAGASCAR  Toliara    Parc National de Zombitse, 19.8 km 84o E Sakaraha  1 Adult Male    770  -22.84333; 44.71000  tropical dry forest  05 Feb 2003  Fisher, Griswold et.al.  CAS 
PBI_OON 00003538  MADAGASCAR  Toliara    Parc Nat. de Tsimanampetsotsa, Mitocho Cave, 6.4 km 77° ENE Efoetse, 17.4 km 170° S Beheloka  1 Adult Female  Paratype  40  -24.04722; 43.75305  spiny forest thicket  18 Mar 2002  B.L. Fisher et. al.  CAS 
PBI_OON 00036299  MADAGASCAR  Tulear    Cap Ste Marie Special Reserve, 74km S of Tsihombe  1 Adult Male    37  -25.58766; 45.16300  spiny forest thicket  29 Jun 2003  M. Irwin, F. Parker, R. Harin'Hala  CAS 
PBI_OON 00036298  MADAGASCAR  Tulear    Cap Ste Marie Special Reserve, 74km S of Tsihombe  1 Adult Female    37  -25.58766; 45.16300  spiny forest thicket  14 Apr 2003  M. Irwin, F. Parker, R. Harin'Hala  CAS 
PBI_OON 00036297  MADAGASCAR  Tulear    Beza Mahafaly Reserve, Parcelle I near research station  1 Adult Female    165  -23.68650; 44.59100  tropical dry forest  18 Dec 2001  M. Irwin, F. Parker, R. Harin'Hala  CAS 
PBI_OON 00003981  MADAGASCAR  Tulear    18 km NNW Betroka  1 Adult Male    825  -23.16333; 44.96861  tropical dry forest  09 Dec 1994  M. Ivie & A. Pollock  CAS 
PBI_OON 00036300  MADAGASCAR  Tulear    Andohahela Natýl Park, Tsimelahy, Parcelle II  1 Adult Male    180  -24.93683; 46.62666  spiny forest thicket  29 Jun 2003  M. Irwin, F. Parker, R. Harin'Hala  CAS 


 
 
 
 
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