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Neotrops caparu       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 43162). Total length 1.66. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace yellow-brown, without any pattern, broadly oval 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 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 dark, needle-like; non-marginal pars thoracica setae dark, needle-like; 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 present, dark, needle-like. Chilum absent. Eyes six, well developed, ALE, PLE largest than PME, ALE circular, PME oval, PLE circular; posterior eye row recurved from above, straight from front; ALE separated by their radius to diameter, ALE-PLE touching, PME touching throughout most of their length, PLE-PME separated by less than PME radius. Sternum longer than 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 semicircular depression in the middle half, 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 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 pale orange. Chelicerae straight, anterior face unmodified; fangs without tooth-like projections, directed medially, shape normal, without prominent basal process, tip unmodified; setae light, needle-like, evenly scattered; paturon inner margin with pairs of enlarged setae, distal region unmodified, posterior surface unmodified, promargin unmodified, inner margin unmodified. Labium elongated hexagon, not fused to sternum, anterior margin indented at middle, same as sternum in sclerotization; with 6 or more setae on anterior margin, subdistal portion with unmodified setae. Endites distally not excavated, serrula present in single row, anteromedian tip with backwards folded ridge, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization, with anterior lateral expansions, with ectal ridges that continue the ventral folded structures.. ABDOMEN: ovoid, without long posterior extension, rounded posteriorly, inter-scutal membrane rows of small sclerotized platelets absent posteriorly; dorsum soft portions 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, scutum not 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 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 represented only by setae. LEGS: yellow, without color pattern; femur IV not thickened, same size as femora I-III, patella plus tibia I near as long as carapace, tibia I unmodified. Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): (leg I: femora: d1-0; tibiae: v2-2-2-2-2-0; metatarsi:v2-2-2-2, leg II: femora: d1-0; tibiae: v2-2-2-2-2-0; metatarsi:v2-2-2-2, leg III: femora: d1; tibiae: d1, p1-1; metatarsi: d1subap, r1-1, v2ap, p1subap, leg IV: femora: d1-0-0; tibiae: p1-1, r1-1, v1; metatarsi: d1, p0-1, r0-1, 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, distal half thread-like, proximal half thicker, in the boundary of both sections, there are a short, dorsal branch.; 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; bulb pale orange, 1 to 1.5 times as long as cymbium, slender, tapering apically, distal part conductor small, traslucent, with acute tip.
Neotrops caparu, male habitus, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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Neotrops caparu, male habitus, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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Neotrops caparu, male habitus, lateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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Neotrops caparu, male habitus, anterior view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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Neotrops caparu, male carapace, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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Neotrops caparu, male carapace, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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Neotrops caparu, male endites, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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Neotrops caparu, male carapace, lateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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Neotrops caparu, male palp, prolateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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Neotrops caparu, male palp, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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Neotrops caparu, male palp, retrolateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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Neotrops caparu, male palp, retrolateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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            Female (PBI_OON 43162). Total length 1.98. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace pars cephalica strongly elevated in lateral view. Sternum anterior margin unmodified. Endites anteromedian tip unmodified. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified. ABDOMEN: Epigastric scutum without lateral joints. LEGS: Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): (leg I: femora: d1-0; tibiae: v2-2-2-2-2-0; metatarsi:v2-2-2-2, leg II: femora: d1-0; tibiae: v2-2-2-2-2-0; metatarsi:v2-2-2-2, leg III: femora: d1-1; tibiae: d1, p1-0, v1-1ap; metatarsi: d1-1, r1-1, v1ap, p0-1, leg IV: femora: d1-1-1; tibiae: d1, p1-1, r1-1, v1-1ap; metatarsi: d1-1, p1-1, r1-1, v1-2ap,. ). Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Dorsal view: anterior receptacle relatively narrow, distal part not very laterally extended; posterodorsal plate oval, elongated, reaching near the tip of the anterior receptacle..
Neotrops caparu, female habitus, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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Neotrops caparu, female habitus, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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Neotrops caparu, female habitus, lateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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Neotrops caparu, female habitus, anterior view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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Neotrops caparu, female carapace, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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Neotrops caparu, female carapace, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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Neotrops caparu, female carapace, lateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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Neotrops caparu, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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Neotrops caparu, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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Neotrops caparu, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43162)

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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 00043162  COLOMBIA  Vaupés  Taraira  Lago Taraira bajo Rio Apaporis, Est Biol. Caparu  1 Adult Male  Holotype  200  1.06666; -69.48333    01 Apr 2003  Ligia Benavides  ICN 
PBI_OON 00043162  COLOMBIA  Vaupés  Taraira  Lago Taraira bajo Rio Apaporis, Est Biol. Caparu  1 Adult Female  Paratype  200  1.06666; -69.48333    01 Apr 2003  Ligia Benavides  ICN 
PBI_OON 00043162  COLOMBIA  Vaupés  Taraira  Lago Taraira bajo Rio Apaporis, Est Biol. Caparu  1 Adult Female  Paratype  200  1.06666; -69.48333    01 Apr 2003  Ligia Benavides  ICN 
PBI_OON 00043162  COLOMBIA  Vaupés  Taraira  Lago Taraira bajo Rio Apaporis, Est Biol. Caparu  1 Adult Male  Paratype  200  1.06666; -69.48333    01 Apr 2003  Ligia Benavides  ICN 


 
 
 
 
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