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Noideattella fantara       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON_0003270). Total length 1.4. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace pale orange, 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. Chilum absent. 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 longer than wide, pale orange, 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 only 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 pale orange. 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 brush, distal region unmodified, posterior surface unmodified, promargin 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: cylindrical, 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, round, 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, pale orange, without color pattern, covering full length of abdomen, no soft tissue visible from above, not fused to epigastric scutum, middle surface reticulate, sides reticulate, anterior half without projecting denticles. Epigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, surrounding pedicel, not protruding, small lateral sclerites absent. Postepigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, pale orange, 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. 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 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: I, II p1-1-1; r1-1-1; IV p0-0-1; metatarsi: I, II p1-1-0; r1-1-0. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria examined with SEM; base longitudinally narrowed, aperture internal texture grate-like, hood covered by numerous low, closely spaced ridges. Tarsal organ with 2 sensilla visible. 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 yellow; 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 yellow, narrow in dorsal view, not fused with bulb, not extending beyond distal tip of bulb, plumose setae absent, without stout setae, with distal patch of setae; bulb yellow, 1 to 1.5 times as long as cymbium, stout, spherical.
Noideattella fantara, male abdomen, anterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03918)

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Noideattella fantara, male abdomen, posterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03918)

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Noideattella fantara, male abdomen, lateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03918)

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Noideattella fantara, male abdomen, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03918)

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Noideattella fantara, male bulb, prolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---36386)

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Noideattella fantara, male habitus, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03918)

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Noideattella fantara, male habitus, lateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03918)

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Noideattella fantara, male leg I, prolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03918)

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Noideattella fantara, male habitus, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03918)

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Noideattella fantara, male leg I, retrolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03918)

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Noideattella fantara, male leg IV, prolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03918)

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Noideattella fantara, male leg IV, retrolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03918)

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Noideattella fantara, male palp, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03918)

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Noideattella fantara, male palp, prolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03918)

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Noideattella fantara, male palp, retrolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03918)

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Noideattella fantara, male palp, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03918)

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Noideattella fantara, male carapace, anterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03918)

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Noideattella fantara, male carapace, anterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---36245)

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Noideattella fantara, male carapace, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03918)

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Noideattella fantara, male carapace, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03918)

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Noideattella fantara, male bulb, retrolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---36386)

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Noideattella fantara, male carapace, posterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03918)

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Noideattella fantara, male abdomen, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male chelicerae, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male cymbium, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male embolarium, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male chelicerae, anterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male embolus, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male embolus, prolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male embolus, retrolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male embolus, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male epigynum, epigynal area, lateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male eye group, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male eye group, lateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male habitus, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male habitus, lateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male habitus, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male intercoxal sclerites, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male leg I, retrolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male palp, anterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male palp, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male palp, prolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male palp, retrolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male palp, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male pedicel, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male pedicel, lateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male pedicel, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male carapace, anterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male carapace, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male carapace, lateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male carapace, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male pars thoracica, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male pars thoracica, lateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male setae, abdominal dorsum, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male tarsal organ, palp, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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Noideattella fantara, male trichobothrium, tibia I, retrolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03342)

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            Female (PBI_OON_0003270). Total length 1.8. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Sternum anterior margin unmodified. Mouthparts: paturon inner margin with scattered setae. Endites distally not excavated. Female palp spines absent. ABDOMEN: Epigastric scutum without lateral joints. Postepigastric scutum not fused to epigastric scutum. Spinneret scutum without fringe of setae. LEGS: Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): tibiae: I, II p1-1-1; r1-1-1; IV p0-0-1; metatarsi: I, II p1-1-0; r1-1-0. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined.
Noideattella fantara, female abdomen, anterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03270)

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Noideattella fantara, female abdomen, posterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03270)

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Noideattella fantara, female abdomen, lateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03270)

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Noideattella fantara, female abdomen, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03270)

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Noideattella fantara, female epigynum, epigynal area, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03270)

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Noideattella fantara, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03270)

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Noideattella fantara, female habitus, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03270)

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Noideattella fantara, female habitus, lateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03270)

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Noideattella fantara, female habitus, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03270)

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Noideattella fantara, female leg I, prolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03270)

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Noideattella fantara, female leg I, retrolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03270)

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Noideattella fantara, female leg IV, prolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03270)

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Noideattella fantara, female leg IV, retrolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03270)

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Noideattella fantara, female palp, prolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03270)

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Noideattella fantara, female palp, retrolateral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03270)

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Noideattella fantara, female carapace, anterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03270)

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Noideattella fantara, female carapace, dorsal view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03270)

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Noideattella fantara, female carapace, posterior view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03270)

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Noideattella fantara, female carapace, ventral view (image by FA, specimen ID: ---03270)

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DISTRIBUTION

MADAGASCAR
Noideattella fantara 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 00003980  MADAGASCAR  Antananarivo    Reserve Speciale d'Ambohitantely, Foret d Ambohitantely, 24.1 km 59° NE d Ankazobe  1 Adult Male    1620  -18.00277; 47.00444  montane rainforest  17 Apr 2001  Fisher-Griswold Arthropod Team  CAS 
PBI_OON 00003270  MADAGASCAR  Antsiranana    Reserve Speciale l'Ankarana, 13.6 km 192° SSW Anivorano Nord  1 Adult Female    210  -12.86361; 49.22583  tropical dry forest  16 Feb 2001  Fisher, Griswold et.al.  CAS 
PBI_OON 00003918  MADAGASCAR  Antsiranana    Reserve Speciale d'Anjajaharibe, Sud: 12.2 km WSW Befingotra  1 Adult Male    1985  -14.00694; 49.00722  montane rainforest  25 Nov 1994  B.L. Fisher  CAS 
PBI_OON 00036374  MADAGASCAR  Toliara    Reserve Speciale de Cap Sainte Marie, 14.9 km 261° W Marovato  2 Adult Male    160  -25.59444; 45.14694  spiny forest thicket  13 Feb 2002  B.L. Fisher et. al.  CAS 
PBI_OON 00003342  MADAGASCAR  Toliara    Reserve Speciale de Cap Sainte Marie, 12.3 km 262° W Marovato  13 Adult Male    200  -25.58166; 45.16833  spiny forest thicket  11 Feb 2002  B.L. Fisher et. al.  CAS 
PBI_OON 00036245  MADAGASCAR  Toliara    Parc National de Tsimanampetsotsa, Foret de Bemanateza, 20.7 km 81o E Efoetse, 23.0 km 131o SE Beheloka  2 Mixed    90  -23.99222; 43.88055  spiny forest thicket  22 Mar 2002  B.L. Fisher et. al.  CAS 
PBI_OON 00036386  MADAGASCAR  Toliara    Parc National d'Andohahela, Foret de Manantalinjo, 33.6 km 63° ENE Amboasary, 7.6 km 99° E Hazofotsy  11 Adult Male    150  -24.81694; 46.61000  spiny forest thicket  12 Jan 2002  B.L. Fisher et. al.  CAS 
PBI_OON 00036162  MADAGASCAR  Toliara    Parc National d'Andohahela, Foret de Manantalinjo, 33.6 km 63° ENE Amboasary, 7.6 km 99° E Hazofotsy  2 Mixed  Syntype  150  -24.81694; 46.61000  spiny forest thicket  12 Jan 2002  B.L. Fisher et. al.  CAS 


 
 
 
 
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