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Dysderoides synrang       Get publication

            Female (PBI_OON 30637). Total length 2.26. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace pale orange, 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, 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 light, needle-like, in three rows; non-marginal pars thoracica setae light, needle-like; marginal setae absent. Clypeus margin unmodified, straight in front view, vertical in lateral view, median projection absent; setae absent. Chilum absent. Eyes absent, remnants of eyes hardly visible beneath the cuticle. Sternum longer than wide, pale orange, uniform, not fused to carapace, median concavity absent, without radial furrows between coxae I-II, II-III, III-IV, 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, 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. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium pale orange. Chelicerae straight, anterior face unmodified; retromargin without teeth; fangs 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 abruptly narrowed, posterior surface unmodified, promargin unmodified, inner margin unmodified. Labium triangular, not fused to sternum, anterior margin deeply incised; with 6 or more setae on anterior margin, subdistal portion with unmodified setae. Endites distally not excavated, serrula present in single row, anteromedian tip unmodified, posteromedian part unmodified. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified. ABDOMEN: ovoid, without long posterior extension, rounded posteriorly, inter-scutal membrane rows of small sclerotized platelets absent posteriorly; dorsum soft portions pale orange, without color pattern. Book lung covers large, round, without setae, anterolateral edge unmodified. Posterior spiracles connected by groove. Pedicel tube medium, ribbed, 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 weakly sclerotized, pale orange, without color pattern, covering less than 1/2 of abdomen, between 1/4 and 1/2 abdomen width, not fused to epigastric scutum, middle surface smooth, sides smooth, anterior half without projecting denticles. Epigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, surrounding pedicel, not protruding, small lateral sclerites absent, without lateral joints. Postepigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, pale orange, short, only around epigastric furrow, not fused to epigastric scutum, anterior margin unmodified, without posteriorly directed lateral apodemes. Spinneret scutum present, incomplete ring. Dorsum setae present, light, needle-like. Epigastric area setae uniform, dark, needle-like. Postepigastric area setae present, dark, needle-like. Spinneret scutum with fringe of stout setae. Dense patch of setae anterior to spinnerets absent. Interscutal membrane with setae. Colulus represented only by setae. LEGS: pale orange, without color pattern; femur IV not thickened, same size as femora I-III, patella plus tibia I longer than carapace, tibia I unmodified, 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 spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): (leg I: femora: pv0-1-0; Tibiae: v2-2-2-2-0; metatarsi: v2-2-0, leg II: tibiae: v2-2-2-2-0; metatarsi: v2-2-0, leg III: tibiae: p1-1, v2ap; metatarsi: p1-1, leg IV: tibiae: p1-1, v2ap; metatarsi: p1-1. ). Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Tarsi I to IV without inferior claw. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Shape: anterior element long, widened at the tip. Posterior receptacle small, rounded. Epigastric transverse plates procurved, internal lateral apodemes short..
Dysderoides synrang, female habitus, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---30637)


Dysderoides synrang, female habitus, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---30637)


Dysderoides synrang, female habitus, lateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---30637)


Dysderoides synrang, female carapace, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---30637)


Dysderoides synrang, female carapace, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---30637)


Dysderoides synrang, female carapace, lateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---30637)


Dysderoides synrang, female carapace, anterior view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---30637)


Dysderoides synrang, female abdomen, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---30637)


Dysderoides synrang, female abdomen, lateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---30637)


Dysderoides synrang, female abdomen, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---30637)


Dysderoides synrang, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---30637)


Dysderoides synrang, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---30637)


Dysderoides synrang, female tarsus IV, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---30637)


Dysderoides synrang, female tarsus I, prolateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---30637)


Dysderoides synrang, female tarsus IV, retrolateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---30637)


Dysderoides synrang, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---30637)




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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 00030637  INDIA  Meghalaya    Jaintia Hills, near Musianglamare, cave Synrang Pamiang  1 Adult Female  Holotype    25.21333; 92.36333  cave  16 Feb 1999  Christian Fischer  NHMB 

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