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Simlops pennai       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 40507). Total length 1.99. 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 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, low, ALE separated from edge of carapace by less than their radius, 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, without 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, 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 straight, 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 anteromedian tip with two strong, tooth like project, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization, retrolateral projection small, hump-like; 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 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 2/3 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; 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, coxae darkned, femora darkned. 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 dark, embolus short, tubular, slightly narrowed towards distal end; conductor-like sclerite with basal squared process directed dorsally, translucid and lamellar towards distal end and bearing filamentous tip; 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, ovoid in dorsal view, completely fused with bulb, no seam visible, plumose setae absent, without stout setae, without distal patch of setae; bulb pale orange, stout, elongated.
Simlops pennai, male habitus, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40507)

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Simlops pennai, male habitus, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40507)

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Simlops pennai, male habitus, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40507)

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Simlops pennai, male carapace, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40507)

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Simlops pennai, male carapace, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40507)

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Simlops pennai, male sternum, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40507)

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Simlops pennai, male abdomen, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40507)

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Simlops pennai, male palp, prolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40507)

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Simlops pennai, male palp, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40507)

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Simlops pennai, male palp, retrolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40507)

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Simlops pennai, male palp, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40507)

simlopennamppald40507RO.tif

Simlops pennai, male palp, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40507)

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Simlops pennai, male carapace, lateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40511)

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Simlops pennai, male epigastric sclerite, ventral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40511)

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Simlops pennai, male tarsus III, lateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40511)

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Simlops pennai, male superior claw, lateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40511)

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Simlops pennai, male endites, ventral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40511)

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Simlops pennai, male palp, prolateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40511)

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Simlops pennai, male palp, retrolateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40511)

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Simlops pennai, male bulb, anterior view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40511)

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Simlops pennai, male embolus, prolateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40511)

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Simlops pennai, male embolus, retrolateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40511)

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Simlops pennai, male embolus, anterior view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40511)

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Simlops pennai, male conductor, anterior view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40511)

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            Female (PBI_OON 40508). Total length 2.18. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: 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: Dorsal scutum absent. Epigastric scutum without lateral joints. Postepigastric scutum short, only around epigastric furrow, not fused to epigastric scutum. LEGS: coxae darkned. GENITALIA: Shape: anterior receptaculum with long and narrow longitudinal sclerite slightly widened anteriorly, broad transversal sclerite with medial subquadrate plate at epigastric furrow area; posterior receptaculum rounded, as large as pedicel diameter, with short lateral apodemas and with holed anterior cover restricted to epigastric furrow area.
Simlops pennai, female habitus, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40508)

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Simlops pennai, female habitus, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40508)

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Simlops pennai, female habitus, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40508)

simlopennafphabv40508RO.tif

Simlops pennai, female carapace, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40508)

simlopennafpcard40508RO.tif

Simlops pennai, female carapace, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40508)

simlopennafpcara40508RO.tif

Simlops pennai, female sternum, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40508)

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Simlops pennai, female abdomen, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40508)

simlopennafpabdv40508RO.tif

Simlops pennai, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40508)

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Simlops pennai, female carapace, lateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40512)

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Simlops pennai, female carapace, anterior view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40512)

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Simlops pennai, female eye group, dorsal view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40512)

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Simlops pennai, female tarsus IV, dorsal view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40512)

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Simlops pennai, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40512)

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Simlops pennai, female spinnerets, prolateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40512)

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Simlops pennai, female ALS, prolateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40512)

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Simlops pennai, female PMS, prolateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40512)

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Simlops pennai, female PLS, prolateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40512)

simlopennafsPLSp40512XB.tif

Simlops pennai, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40508)

simlopennafpifgv40508RO.jpg

Simlops pennai, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40508)

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DISTRIBUTION

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Simlops pennai 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 00040743  BRAZIL  Para  Melgaco  Estação Científica Ferreira Penna, Flona Caxiuanã, Comunidade Caiçara  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -1.77888; -51.42611    21 Oct 2003  J. A. P. Barreiros et al.  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00040508  BRAZIL  Para  Melgaco  Estacão Científica Ferreira Penna, FLONA Caxiuanã  1 Adult Female  Allotype    -1.73750; -51.44500    17 Aug 2003  J. A. P. Barreiros  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040739  BRAZIL  Para  Melgaco  Estacão Científica Ferreira Penna, FLONA Caxiuanã  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -1.73750; -51.44500    19 Oct 2003  J. A. P. Barreiros  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040746  BRAZIL  Para  Melgaco  Estacão Científica Ferreira Penna, FLONA Caxiuanã  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -1.73750; -51.44500    03 Dec 2003  J. A. P. Barreiros et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040507  BRAZIL  Para  Melgaco  Estacão Científica Ferreira Penna, FLONA Caxiuanã  1 Adult Male  Holotype    -1.73750; -51.44500    01 Oct 2003  Equipe MPEG  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040738  BRAZIL  Para  Melgaco  Estacão Científica Ferreira Penna, FLONA Caxiuanã  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -1.73750; -51.44500    16 Oct 2003  J. A. P. Barreiros  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040742  BRAZIL  Para  Melgaco  Estacão Científica Ferreira Penna, FLONA Caxiuanã  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -1.73750; -51.44500    24 Oct 2003  J. A. P. Barreiros et al.  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00040745  BRAZIL  Para  Melgaco  Estação Científica Ferreira Penna, Flona Caxiuanã, Parcela LBA  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -1.73750; -51.45972    03 Dec 2003  J. A. P. Barreiros et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040512  BRAZIL  Para  Melgaco  Estacão Científica Ferreira Penna, FLONA Caxiuanã  1 Adult Female  Paratype    -1.73750; -51.44500    25 May 2003  J. A. P. Barreiros  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040741  BRAZIL  Para  Melgaco  Estacão Científica Ferreira Penna, FLONA Caxiuanã  1 Adult Female  Paratype    -1.73750; -51.44500    02 Nov 2002  J. A. P. Barreiros et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040744  BRAZIL  Para  Melgaco  Estação Científica Ferreira Penna, Flona Caxiuanã, Comunidade Caiçara  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -1.77888; -51.42611    21 Oct 2003  J. A. P. Barreiros et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040511  BRAZIL  Para  Melgaco  Estacão Científica Ferreira Penna, FLONA Caxiuanã  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -1.73750; -51.44500    22 Oct 2003  J. A. P. Barreiros  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040740  BRAZIL  Para  Melgaco  Estação Científica Ferreira Penna, Flona Caxiuanã, Comunidade Caiçara  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -1.77888; -51.42611    07 Nov 2005  J. A. P. Barreiros  MPEG 


 
 
 
 
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