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Amazoonops cachimbo       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 40524). Total length 1.64. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace dark red-brown, without any pattern, ovoid in dorsal view, pars cephalica slightly elevated in lateral view, anteriorly narrowed to 0.49 times its maximum width or less, with angular posterolateral corners, posterolateral edge without 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 finely reticulate, 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 needle-like, present in u-shaped row; non-marginal pars thoracica setae needle-like; marginal setae needle-like. Clypeus margin slightly rebordered, sinuous in front view, vertical in lateral view, high, ALE separated from edge of carapace by their radius or more, median projection absent; setae present, needle-like. Chilum absent. Eyes six, well developed, all subequal, ALE circular, PME oval, PLE circular; posterior eye row recurved from above; ALE separated by less than their radius, ALE-PLE separated by less than ALE radius, PME touching for less than half 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 wrinkled, radial furrow opposite coxae III absent, surface rugose, covered with small round 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 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, needle-like, evenly scattered, originating from surface, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium orange-brown. Chelicerae anterior face unmodified; fangs without tooth-like projections, directed medially, shape normal, without prominent basal process, tip unmodified; setae needle-like, evenly scattered; paturon inner margin with short inter-digitating setae, distal region unmodified, posterior surface unmodified, promargin unmodified, inner margin unmodified. Labium triangular, not fused to sternum, anterior margin indented at middle, same as sternum in sclerotization; with 3-5 setae on anterior margin, subdistal portion with unmodified setae. Endites serrula present in single row, anteromedian tip with backwards folded ridge, 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 pale white, without color pattern. Book lung covers large, ovoid, without setae, anterolateral edge unmodified. Posterior spiracles connected by groove. Pedicel tube medium, 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, yellow-brown, 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 reticulate, sides reticulate, anterior half without projecting denticles. Epigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, surrounding pedicel, not protruding, small lateral sclerites absent. Postepigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, orange-brown, almost semicircular, covering about 3/4 of abdominal length, fused to epigastric scutum, anterior margin unmodified, without posteriorly directed lateral apodemes. Spinneret scutum absent. Dorsum setae present, needle-like. Epigastric area setae uniform, needle-like. Postepigastric area setae present, needle-like. 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 present, tibia IV ventral scopula absent, metatarsi I and II meso-apical comb absent, metatarsi III and IV weak ventral scopula absent. 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 embolus slightly sclerotized; flatened; twisted retrolaterally around 45 degrees; 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 shorter than femur, not enlarged, without prolateral row of ridges, setae unmodified; 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 yellow, 1 to 1.5 times as long as cymbium, stout, spherical.
Amazoonops cachimbo, male habitus, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40524)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, male habitus, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40524)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, male habitus, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40524)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, male carapace, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40524)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, male sternum, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40524)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, male abdomen, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40524)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, male palp, prolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40524)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, male palp, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40524)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, male palp, retrolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40524)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, male palp, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40524)

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            Female (PBI_OON 40659). Total length 1.98. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: dorsum soft portions covered with large gray spots. Pedicel tube short, scutum not extending far dorsal of pedicel, pedicel/scutum. Epigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, not surrounding pedicel, without lateral joints, epigastric scutum not surrounding pedicel dorsally. Postepigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, pale orange, short, only around epigastric furrow, with short posteriorly directed lateral apodemes. GENITALIA: Shape: large posterior receptaculum; anterior receptaculum squared and bearing two large posterior directed apodemas; short and sinuous transversal sclerite..
Amazoonops cachimbo, female habitus, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40659)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, female habitus, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40659)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, female habitus, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40659)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, female carapace, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40659)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, female carapace, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40659)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, female carapace, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40659)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, female carapace, posterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40659)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, female sternum, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40659)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, female abdomen, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40659)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, female abdomen, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40659)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, female abdomen, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40659)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, female abdomen, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40659)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, female epigastric sclerite, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40659)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, female spinnerets, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40659)

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Amazoonops cachimbo, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40659)

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