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Orchestina debakkeri       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON_0033854). CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace yellow, with net-shaped pattern, elongate oval in dorsal view, pars cephalica strongly 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 smooth, sides smooth, thorax without depressions, fovea absent, without radiating rows of pits; lateral margin straight, smooth, without denticles; plumose setae near posterior margin of pars thoracica absent; non-marginal pars cephalica setae present; non-marginal pars thoracica setae present; marginal setae absent. Clypeus margin unmodified, straight in front view, sloping forward in lateral view, high, ALE separated from edge of carapace by their radius or more, median projection absent; setae present. Chilum absent. Eyes six, well developed, eye interdistances ALE-PME: touching, PME largest, all eyes circular; posterior eye row recurved from above, straight from front; ALE separated by more than their diameter, ALE-PLE touching, PME touching throughout most of their length, PLE-PME separated by less than PME radius. Sternum as long as wide, yellow, not fused to carapace, median concavity absent, without radial furrows between coxae I-II, II-III, III-IV, furrow smooth, radial furrow opposite coxae III absent, surface smooth, without pits, microsculpture absent, sickle-shaped structures absent, anterior margin unmodified, posterior margin extending posteriorly beyond anterior edges of coxae IV as single extension, anterior corner unmodified, lateral margin without infra-coxal grooves, distance between coxae approximately equal, lateral margins unmodified, without posterior hump; setae abundant, dark, needle-like, evenly scattered, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium pale orange. Chelicerae slightly divergent, anterior face unmodified, posterior side with two pairs of long setae; without teeth on both promargin and retromargin; fangs without tooth-like projections, directed medially, shape normal, without prominent basal process, tip unmodified; setae dark, needle-like, evenly scattered; paturon distal region unmodified, posterior surface unmodified, laminate groove present. Labium rectangular, fused to sternum, anterior margin not indented at middle, same as sternum in sclerotization, anterior part depressed: margins of posterior half sclerotized.; with 6 or more setae on anterior margin, subdistal portion with unmodified setae, with 4 setae half way lateral margin on each side. Endites serrula present in single row, anteromedian tip with one strong, tooth-like projection, anterior part more strongly sclerotized than sternum. ABDOMEN: ovoid, without long posterior extension, rounded posteriorly, inter-scutal membrane rows of small sclerotized platelets absent posteriorly; dorsum soft portions pale orange, with gray netlike pattern. Book lung covers without setae, anterolateral edge unmodified. Pedicel tube short, unmodified, scuto-pedicel region unmodified, scutum absent, but abdomen extending anteriad of pedicel, plumose hairs absent, matted setae on anterior ventral abdomen in pedicel area absent, cuticular outgrowths near pedicel absent. Dorsal scutum absent. Epigastric scutum absent. Postepigastric scutum absent. Spinneret scutum absent. Dorsum setae present, dark, needle-like. Epigastric area setae uniform, needle-like. Postepigastric area setae present, needle-like. Spinneret scutum without fringe of setae. Dense patch of setae anterior to spinnerets absent. Colulus represented only by setae. LEGS: yellow, without color pattern; femur IV thickened, much larger than femora I-III, tibia I unmodified, tibia I Emerit’s glands absent, 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 spines absent. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth examined in detail; tarsal proclaws and retroclaws inner face smooth; tarsus II superior claws with four teeth on lateral surface of proclaw, four teeth on lateral surface of retroclaw; tarsus IV superior claws with four teeth on lateral surface of proclaw, four teeth on lateral surface of retroclaw. Trichobothria examined with SEM; tibia: each with three; metatarsus: each with one; base rounded, aperture internal texture not grate-like, hood covered by numerous low, closely spaced ridges. GENITALIA: Epigastric region with sperm pore not visible; furrow without omega-shaped insertions, without setae. Palp normal size, not strongly sclerotized, right and left palps symmetrical; embolus dark; trochanter minute, 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 yellow, ovoid in dorsal view, not fused with bulb, not extending beyond distal tip of bulb, plumose setae absent, without distal patch of setae; bulb yellow, more than 2 times as long as cymbium, stout, tapering apically, prolateral side with one club shaped seta.
Orchestina debakkeri, male habitus, anterior view (image by AH, specimen ID: ---33855)

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Orchestina debakkeri, male habitus, dorsal view (image by AH, specimen ID: ---33855)

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Orchestina debakkeri, male habitus, lateral view (image by AH, specimen ID: ---33855)

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Orchestina debakkeri, male prosoma (sternum+peripheral area), ventral view (image by AH, specimen ID: ---33855)

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Orchestina debakkeri, male palp, prolateral view (image by AH, specimen ID: ---33855)

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Orchestina debakkeri, male palp, retrolateral view (image by AH, specimen ID: ---33855)

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Orchestina debakkeri, male palp, anterior view (image by AH, specimen ID: ---33855)

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DISTRIBUTION

GHANA
Orchestina debakkeri 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 00016782  GHANA      Kakum forest  1 Adult Male  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  secondary forest, Canopy  22 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033835  GHANA      Kakum forest  11 Adult Male  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  primary forest, Canopy  25 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033325  GHANA      Kakum forest  10 Adult Female  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  primary forest, Canopy  21 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033348  GHANA      Kakum forest  2 Adult Female  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  secondary forest, Canopy  15 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033346  GHANA      Kakum forest  7 Adult Female  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  secondary forest, Canopy  19 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033341  GHANA      Kakum forest  7 Adult Male  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  secondary forest, Canopy  24 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033337  GHANA      Kakum forest  3 Adult Male  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  primary forest, Canopy  16 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033648  GHANA      Kakum forest  1 Adult Male  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  primary forest, Canopy  25 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033854  GHANA      Kakum forest  1 Adult Male  Holotype    5.33333; -1.38333  primary forest, Canopy  25 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033326  GHANA      Kakum forest  6 Adult Male  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  secondary forest, Canopy  19 Nov 2005  Jocqué, De Bakker, Baert  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033322  GHANA      Kakum forest  4 Adult Female  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  primary forest, Canopy  16 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033346  GHANA      Kakum forest  7 Adult Female  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  secondary forest, Canopy  19 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033343  GHANA      Kakum forest  1 Adult Male  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  primary forest, Canopy  16 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033338  GHANA      Kakum forest  6 Adult Male  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  secondary forest, Canopy  17 Nov 2005  Jocqué R., De Bakker D., Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033853  GHANA      Kakum forest  1 Adult Male  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  primary forest, Canopy  25 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00016776  GHANA      Kakum forest  1 Adult Male  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  primary forest, Canopy  25 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033323  GHANA      Kakum forest  1 Adult Male  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  primary forest, Canopy  21 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033347  GHANA      Kakum forest  10 Adult Female  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  secondary forest, Canopy  17 Nov 2005  Jocqué R., De Bakker D., Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033344  GHANA      Kakum forest  1 Adult Male  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  secondary forest, Canopy  12 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033339  GHANA      Kakum forest  2 Adult Male  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  primary forest, Canopy  18 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033144  GHANA      Kakum forest  1 Adult Female  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  secondary forest, Canopy  17 Nov 2005  Jocqué R., De Bakker D., Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033855  GHANA      Kakum forest  1 Adult Male  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  primary forest, Canopy  25 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00016777  GHANA      Kakum forest  12 Adult Female  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  secondary forest, Canopy  22 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033324  GHANA      Kakum forest  3 Adult Male  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  primary forest, Canopy  18 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033321  GHANA      Kakum forest  10 Adult Female  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  primary forest, Canopy  18 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033345  GHANA      Kakum forest  13 Adult Female  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  primary forest, Canopy  25 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033340  GHANA      Kakum forest  2 Adult Male  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  primary forest, Canopy  14 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00033336  GHANA      Kakum forest  5 Adult Female  Paratype    5.33333; -1.38333  primary forest, Canopy  23 Nov 2005  De Bakker D., Jocqué R. & Baert L.  MRAC 


 
 
 
 
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