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Simlops juruti       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 40505). 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 rounded 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 granulate, sides granulate, thorax without depressions, fovea absent, without radiating rows of pits; lateral margin straight, rebordered, without 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, all eyes circular; posterior eye row recurved from above; ALE separated by their radius to diameter, 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, 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 finely punctuate, 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, microsculpture absent in front of coxae; setae sparse, needle-like, evenly scattered, originating from surface, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium orange-brown. Chelicerae slightly divergent, 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 brush of short thorn-like seta, 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 two strong, tooth like project, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization, anteromedian retrolateral projection short stout, triangular; prolateral projection stout, folded retrolaterally. 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 not 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, orange-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, with short 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, tarsi small setae group on tarsi I. GENITALIA: Epigastric region with sperm pore small, oval, situated between anterior and posterior 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, embolus enlarged medially, bearing two small hook-like processes directed respectively retro and prolaterally, abruptly narrowing towards distal end; conductor-like sclerite small, lamellar, restricted to embolus base; 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, completely fused with bulb, no seam visible, plumose setae absent, without stout setae, without distal patch of setae; bulb pale orange, slender, elongated.
Simlops juruti, male habitus, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40505)

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Simlops juruti, male carapace, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40505)

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Simlops juruti, male carapace, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40505)

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Simlops juruti, male sternum, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40505)

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Simlops juruti, male carapace, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40505)

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Simlops juruti, male abdomen, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40505)

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Simlops juruti, male abdomen, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40505)

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Simlops juruti, male abdomen, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40505)

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Simlops juruti, male palp, prolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40504)

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Simlops juruti, male palp, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40504)

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Simlops juruti, male palp, retrolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40504)

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Simlops juruti, male palp, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40504)

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Simlops juruti, male sternum, ventral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40514)

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Simlops juruti, male metatarsus I, lateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40514)

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Simlops juruti, male tarsus IV, dorsal view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40514)

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Simlops juruti, male superior claw, dorsal view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40514)

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Simlops juruti, male endites, ventral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40514)

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Simlops juruti, male endites, posterior view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40514)

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Simlops juruti, male palp, ventral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40514)

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Simlops juruti, male embolus, ventral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40514)

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Simlops juruti, male palp, dorsal view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40514)

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Simlops juruti, male palp, prolateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40514)

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Simlops juruti, male palp, anterior view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40514)

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Simlops juruti, male tarsal organ, leg I, dorsal view (image by NA, specimen ID: ---40687)

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Simlops juruti, male tarsal organ, leg II, dorsal view (image by NA, specimen ID: ---40687)

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Simlops juruti, male tarsal organ, leg III, dorsal view (image by NA, specimen ID: ---40687)

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Simlops juruti, male tarsal organ, leg IV, dorsal view (image by NA, specimen ID: ---40687)

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            Female (PBI_OON 40506). Total length 2.54. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace dorsal pedicel joint area above lorum not fused to carapace. Sternum lateral margin without infra-coxal grooves, microsculpture absent in front of coxae. Endites anteromedian tip unmodified. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: dorsum soft portions with gray netlike pattern. Posterior spiracles connected by groove. Dorsal scutum absent. Epigastric scutum without lateral joints. Postepigastric scutum short, only around epigastric furrow, not fused to epigastric scutum. LEGS: tarsi small setae group on tarsi I. GENITALIA: Shape: anterior receptaculum with long and narrow longitudinal sclerite slightly widened anteriorly, broad transversal sclerite with enlarged central semi-circular area close to epigastric furrow; posterior receptaculum rounded, as large as 3/4 of pedicel diameter, with short lateral apodemas and very narrow holed anterior cover restricted to the epigastric furrow area.
Simlops juruti, female habitus, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40506)

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Simlops juruti, female habitus, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40506)

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Simlops juruti, female habitus, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40506)

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Simlops juruti, female carapace, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40506)

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Simlops juruti, female sternum, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40506)

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Simlops juruti, female carapace, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40506)

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Simlops juruti, female carapace, prolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40506)

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Simlops juruti, female abdomen, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40506)

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Simlops juruti, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40506)

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Simlops juruti, female abdomen, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40506)

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Simlops juruti, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40506)

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Simlops juruti, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40506)

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Simlops juruti, female tarsal organ, leg I, dorsal view (image by NA, specimen ID: ---40506)

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Simlops juruti, female tarsal organ, leg II, dorsal view (image by NA, specimen ID: ---40506)

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Simlops juruti, female tarsal organ, leg III, dorsal view (image by NA, specimen ID: ---40506)

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Simlops juruti, female tarsal organ, leg IV, dorsal view (image by NA, specimen ID: ---40506)

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DISTRIBUTION

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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 00040506  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Vale do Igarape Mutum, Plato do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Female  Allotype    -1.61222; -56.19416    08 Jun 2008  N. Lo Man Hung et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040737  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Platô do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Male  Holotype    -2.60277; -56.20694    04 Sept 2002  A.B. Bonaldo & D.D. Guimarães  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040505  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Vale do Igarape Mutum, Plato do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -1.61222; -56.19416    08 Aug 2006  D. F. Candiani & N. F. Lo-Man-Hung  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040504  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Platô do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -2.60277; -56.20694    08 Aug 2006  D. F. Candiani & N. F. Lo-Man-Hung  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040514  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Vale do Igarape Mutum, Plato do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -1.61222; -56.19416    15 Nov 2007  N. Lo Man Hung & D. Candiani  IBSP 


 
 
 
 
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