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Neotrops pakitza       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 43053). Total length 1.77. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace yellow, without any pattern, broadly oval in dorsal view, pars cephalica slightly elevated in lateral view, anteriorly narrowed to between 0.5 and 0.75 times its maximum width, 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 undulate, smooth, without denticles; plumose setae near posterior margin of pars thoracica absent; non-marginal pars cephalica setae absent; non-marginal pars thoracica setae absent; marginal setae dark, needle-like. Clypeus margin unmodified, curved downwards in front view, vertical in lateral view, low, ALE separated from edge of carapace by less than their radius, median projection absent; setae absent. Chilum absent. Eyes six, well developed, all subequal, ALE oval, PME circular, PLE circular; posterior eye row recurved from above, procurved from front; ALE separated by more than their 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 as long as wide, yellow, uniform, not fused to carapace, median concavity absent, without radial furrows between coxae I-II, II-III, III-IV, radial furrow opposite coxae III absent, surface smooth, without pits, microsculpture absent, sickle-shaped structures absent, anterior margin with continuous transverse groove, posterior margin not extending posteriorly of coxae IV, lateral margin without infra-coxal grooves, distance between coxae approximately equal, extensions of pre-coxal triangles present, lateral margins unmodified, without posterior hump; setae sparse, dark, needle-like, evenly scattered, originating from surface, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium yellow. Chelicerae straight, anterior face unmodified; without teeth on both promargin and retromargin; fangs directed medially, shape normal, without prominent basal process, tip unmodified; setae dark, needle-like, evenly scattered; paturon inner margin with pairs of enlarged setae, distal region unmodified, posterior surface unmodified, promargin unmodified, inner margin unmodified, laminate groove absent. Labium elongated hexagon, not fused to sternum, anterior margin indented at middle; with 6 or more setae on anterior margin, subdistal portion with unmodified setae. Endites distally not excavated, serrula present in single row, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization, anterior margin with laterally directed laminar expansions. 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, round, without setae, anterolateral edge unmodified. Posterior spiracles connected by groove. Pedicel tube short, unmodified, scuto-pedicel region unmodified, plumose hairs absent, matted setae on anterior ventral abdomen in pedicel area absent, cuticular outgrowths near pedicel absent. Dorsal scutum absent. Epigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, not surrounding pedicel, not protruding, small lateral sclerites absent. Postepigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, yellow, short, only around epigastric furrow, not fused to epigastric scutum, anterior margin unmodified, without posteriorly directed lateral apodemes. Spinneret scutum absent. Dorsum setae present, dark, needle-like. Epigastric area setae uniform, dark, needle-like. Postepigastric area setae present, dark, needle-like. Dense patch of setae anterior to spinnerets absent. Colulus absent. LEGS: yellow, without color pattern; patella plus tibia I near as long as carapace, tibia I unmodified, femora femur IV slighly enlarged. Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): (leg I: femur: pv0-0-0-1-1; tibia: v2-2-2-2-2-0; metatarsus: v2-2-2, leg II: tibia: v2-2-2-2-2-0; metatarsus: v2-2-2, leg III: femur: d1-1-1; tibia: p1-1, v1-ap; metatarsus: r1, v1ap, leg IV: femur: d0-1-1-1; tibia: d1, p1-1, v1-2ap; metatarsus: p1-1, v1-2ap. ). Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Tarsi I to IV without inferior claw. Trichobothria not examined. 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, proximal segments pale orange; embolus dark, prolateral excavation absent, with a small curled 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, setae unmodified; tibia trichobothria not examined; cymbium pale orange, ovoid in dorsal view, not fused with bulb, not extending beyond distal tip of bulb, without stout setae, without distal patch of setae; bulb yellow, more than 2 times as long as cymbium, slender, elongated, distal part prolateral conductor broad, traslucent, nearly parallel to the embolus..
Neotrops pakitza, male habitus, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43053)

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Neotrops pakitza, male habitus, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43053)

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Neotrops pakitza, male habitus, lateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43053)

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Neotrops pakitza, male habitus, anterior view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43053)

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Neotrops pakitza, male carapace, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43053)

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Neotrops pakitza, male carapace, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43053)

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Neotrops pakitza, male carapace, lateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43053)

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Neotrops pakitza, male palp, prolateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43053)

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Neotrops pakitza, male palp, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43053)

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Neotrops pakitza, male palp, retrolateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43053)

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Neotrops pakitza, male embolus, retrolateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43053)

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Neotrops pakitza, male palp, retrolateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43053)

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            Female (PBI_OON 14822). Total length 1.75. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Eyes ALE-PLE separated by ALE radius to ALE diameter, PME separated by less than their radius. Endites anteromedian tip unmodified. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified. ABDOMEN: Epigastric scutum without lateral joints. Colulus represented only by setae. LEGS: femur IV not thickened, same size as femora I-III, tibia IV ventral scopula absent, metatarsi III and IV weak ventral scopula absent. Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): (leg I: femur: pv0-0-1-1-0, Tibia: v2-2-2-2-2-0, metatarsus: v2-2-2-2, leg II: femur: pv0-0-1-1-0, Tibia: v2-2-2-2-2-0, metatarsus: v2-2-2-2, leg III: metatarsus: d1-0, p1-1, r0-1, v2ap, leg IV: metatarsus: p1-1, r1-1, v2ap. ). Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Ventral view: anterior receptacle with long stalk and transversely mushroom-shaped terminal part, easily visible through the cuticle. Posterior plate dorsodistally widened, surpassing laterally the ends of the transverse bar, similar to an inverted triangle..
Neotrops pakitza, female habitus, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---14822)

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Neotrops pakitza, female habitus, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---14822)

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Neotrops pakitza, female habitus, lateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---14822)

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Neotrops pakitza, female carapace, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---14822)

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Neotrops pakitza, female carapace, anterior view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---14822)

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Neotrops pakitza, female carapace, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---14822)

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Neotrops pakitza, female carapace, lateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---14822)

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Neotrops pakitza, female abdomen, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---14822)

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Neotrops pakitza, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---14822)

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Neotrops pakitza, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---14822)

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Neotrops pakitza, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---14822)

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Neotrops pakitza, female Receptaculum, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---14822)

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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 00014822  PERU  Madre de Dios  Provincia Manu  CICRA. 2do. Mirador  1 Adult Female      -7.15000; -79.20000    04 Mar 2006  M. Deza  MEKRB 
PBI_OON 00043055  PERU  Madre de Dios  Provincia Manu  Zona Reservada Pakitza  1 Adult Male  Paratype  356  -11.93333; -71.28333    01 Jun 1992  T. Erwin, D. Silva  MUSM 
PBI_OON 00043055  PERU  Madre de Dios  Provincia Manu  Zona Reservada Pakitza  1 Adult Male  Holotype  356  -11.93333; -71.28333    01 Jun 1992  T. Erwin, D. Silva  MUSM 
PBI_OON 00043055  PERU  Madre de Dios  Provincia Manu  Zona Reservada Pakitza  1 Juvenile sex unknown    356  -11.93333; -71.28333    01 Jun 1992  T. Erwin, D. Silva  MUSM 
PBI_OON 00043054  PERU  Madre de Dios  Provincia Manu  Zona Reservada Pakitza  1 Adult Female    356  -11.93333; -71.28333    01 Jun 1992  T. Erwin, D. Silva  MUSM 
PBI_OON 00043053  PERU  Madre de Dios  Provincia Manu  Zona Reservada Pakitza  1 Adult Female    356  -11.93333; -71.28333    01 Jun 1992  T. Erwin, D. Silva  MUSM 
PBI_OON 00043054  PERU  Madre de Dios  Provincia Manu  Zona Reservada Pakitza  1 Adult Male    356  -11.93333; -71.28333    01 Jun 1992  T. Erwin, D. Silva  MUSM 
PBI_OON 00043052  PERU  Madre de Dios  Provincia Manu  Zona Reservada Pakitza  2 Adult Female    356  -11.93333; -71.28333    01 Jun 1992  T. Erwin, D. Silva  MUSM 


 
 
 
 
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