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Dysderoides kaew       Get publication

            Female (PBI_OON 43182). Total length 1.62. 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, 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 absent; non-marginal pars thoracica setae absent; marginal setae absent. Clypeus margin unmodified, straight in front view, sloping forward in lateral view, median projection absent; setae absent. Chilum absent. Eyes absent. Sternum longer than wide, yellow-brown, 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, all setae seem to be lost, but their bases remain.; setae sparse, in group at base of coxae, originating from surface. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium yellow-brown. Chelicerae straight, anterior face unmodified; without teeth on both promargin and retromargin; 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 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 weakly sclerotized, without color pattern, covering less than 1/2 of abdomen, less than 1/4 abdomen width, not fused to epigastric scutum, middle surface smooth, sides smooth, anterior half without projecting denticles, very weakly sclerotized, almost transparent. Epigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, surrounding pedicel, not protruding, small lateral sclerites absent, without lateral joints, very weakly sclerotized, pale yellow. Postepigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, short, only around epigastric furrow, not fused to epigastric scutum, anterior margin unmodified, without posteriorly directed lateral apodemes, very weakly sclerotized, pale yellow. Spinneret scutum present, incomplete ring, very narrow. Dorsum setae present, light, needle-like. Epigastric area setae uniform, light, needle-like. Postepigastric area setae present, light, needle-like. Spinneret scutum without fringe of setae. Dense patch of setae anterior to spinnerets absent. Interscutal membrane with setae. Colulus represented only by setae. LEGS: yellow-brown, 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: 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: dp2-2, v2subap,, leg IV: tibiae: dp2-2, v2subap, metatarsi: dp2-2, v1-0-2subap. ). Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Tarsi I to IV without inferior claw. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Shape: anterior sclerite narrow, with a small nearly bifid anterior tip. Posterior receptacle ovoid, with an apparent posterodorsal lobe. Copulatory opening visible, posterior to the epigastric furrow. Only the posterior transverse epigastric plate is present, with lateral forwardly endings..
Dysderoides kaew, female habitus, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43180)


Dysderoides kaew, female habitus, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43180)


Dysderoides kaew, female habitus, lateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43180)


Dysderoides kaew, female carapace, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43180)


Dysderoides kaew, female carapace, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43180)


Dysderoides kaew, female carapace, lateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43180)


Dysderoides kaew, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43180)


Dysderoides kaew, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43182)


Dysderoides kaew, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---43182)




Dysderoides kaew coordinates
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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 00043182  THAILAND  Kanchanaburi  Unknown  Amphoe Sai YoK: Sai Yok Yai Waterfall National Park: Tham (=cave) Kaew  1 Adult Female      14.43333; 98.86666  Cave  07 Aug 1986  Stone  RMNH 
PBI_OON 00043181  THAILAND  Kanchanaburi  Unknown  Amphoe Sai YoK: Sai Yok Yai Waterfall National Park: Tham (=cave) Khang Khao (Bat Cave)  1 Adult Female      14.41666; 98.88333  Cave  05 Aug 1981  Stone  RMNH 
PBI_OON 00043180  THAILAND  Kanchanaburi  Unknown  Amphoe Sai YoK: Sai Yok Yai Waterfall National Park: Tham (=cave) Kaew  1 Adult Female      14.43333; 98.86666  Cave  01 Aug 1981  Stone  RMNH 

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