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Simlops cachorro       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 40569). Total length 1.79. 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 finely reticulate, sides scaly, 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 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 their radius to diameter, 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 finely punctuate, without pits, microsculpture medially and in furrows, sickle-shaped structures absent, anterior margin unmodified, posterior margin not extending posteriorly of coxae IV, anterior corner unmodified, lateral margin without infra-coxal grooves, 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 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 serrula present in single row, anteromedian tip with two strong, tooth like project, posteromedian part unmodified, much more heavily sclerotized than sternum, sclerotizing restricted to anterior portion; retrolateral projection stout, distally blunt and prolaterally with sharp pointed triangular process; prolateral projection bifid, with anterior sharp pointed triangular process and posterior retrolatarally curved blunt process. ABDOMEN: ovoid, without long posterior extension, rounded posteriorly, inter-scutal membrane rows of small sclerotized platelets present posteriorly, platelets very weak; 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 finely reticulate, sides finely 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: orange-brown, 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, metatarsi metatarsi of leg I with distal tiny scopula-like hairs. Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): tibiae: I p1-1-0; r1-1-0. GENITALIA: Epigastric region with sperm pore small, triangular with rounded angles, 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 strongly sclerotized directed prolaterally, stout, about half long as cymbium, distally with strong claw-like prolateral directed and triangular projection; conductor-like sclerite complex, heavy sclerotized, forming an anterior and a posterior branch, respectively a narrow and a flatened lamellar one; 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 cachorro, male habitus, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40569)

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Simlops cachorro, male habitus, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40569)

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Simlops cachorro, male habitus, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40569)

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Simlops cachorro, male carapace, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male sternum, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male abdomen, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40569)

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Simlops cachorro, male abdomen, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male abdomen, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male abdomen, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male palp, prolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male palp, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male palp, retrolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male palp, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male carapace, lateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male carapace, anterior view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male sternum, ventral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male sternum, prolateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male tibia I, lateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male tarsal organ, leg II, dorsal view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male tarsus I, lateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male labium, ventral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male endites, ventral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male endites, anterior view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male fang, anterior view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male palp, prolateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male palp, retrolateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male palp, dorsal view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male palp, ventral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male embolus, prolateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male embolus, retrolateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, male embolus, anterior view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---40570)

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            Female (PBI_OON 40570). Total length 2.06. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Sternum lateral margin with infra-coxal grooves and anterior and posterior openings. Endites anteromedian tip unmodified, . Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: platelets very weak. Dorsal scutum absent. Postepigastric scutum short, only around epigastric furrow, not fused to epigastric scutum. LEGS: metatarsi metatarsi of leg I with distal tiny scopula-like hairs. Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): tibiae: I p1-1-0; r1-1-0. GENITALIA: Shape: anterior receptaculum with narrow anterior process with blunt distal end; posterior receptaculum as large as pedicel diameter, anterior holed plate concave and broad u-shaped transversal sclerite.
Simlops cachorro, female habitus, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, female habitus, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, female habitus, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, female carapace, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, female carapace, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, female sternum, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, female pedicel, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, female leg I, prolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, female tibia I, prolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, female tibia IV, prolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, female abdomen, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, female abdomen, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, female abdomen, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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Simlops cachorro, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40570)

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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 00040730  COLOMBIA  Amazonas  La Pedrera  Quebradón El Ayo  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -1.58333; -69.51666    01 Feb 2002  J. Pinzon  ICN 
PBI_OON 00040576  COLOMBIA  Amazonas  La Pedrera  Quebradón El Ayo  1 Adult Female  Allotype    -1.58333; -69.51666    01 Feb 2002  J. Pinzon  ICN 
PBI_OON 00040569  COLOMBIA  Amazonas  La Pedrera  Quebradón El Ayo  1 Adult Male  Holotype    -1.58333; -69.51666    01 Feb 2002  J. Pinzon  ICN 
PBI_OON 00040729  COLOMBIA  Vaupés  Taraira  Lago Taraira bajo Rio Apaporis, Est Biol. Caparu  1 Adult Female  Paratype  200  1.06666; -69.48333    04 Feb 2004  J. Pinzon  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040729  COLOMBIA  Vaupés  Taraira  Lago Taraira bajo Rio Apaporis, Est Biol. Caparu  1 Adult Male  Paratype  200  1.06666; -69.48333    04 Feb 2004  J. Pinzon  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040570  COLOMBIA  Vaupés  Taraira  Lago Taraira bajo Rio Apaporis, Est Biol. Caparu  3 Adult Female  Paratype  200  1.06666; -69.48333    04 Feb 2004  J. Pinzon  ICN 
PBI_OON 00040570  COLOMBIA  Vaupés  Taraira  Lago Taraira bajo Rio Apaporis, Est Biol. Caparu  5 Adult Male  Paratype  200  1.06666; -69.48333    04 Feb 2004  J. Pinzon  ICN 


 
 
 
 
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