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Simlops bodanus       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 5393). CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace dark red-brown, without any pattern, ovoid 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 finely reticulate, sides granulate, thorax without depressions, fovea absent, without radiating rows of pits; lateral margin straight, rebordered, without denticles; plumose setae near posterior margin of pars thoracica absent; non-marginal pars cephalica setae needle-like, present in u-shaped row; non-marginal pars thoracica setae needle-like; marginal setae needle-like. Clypeus margin slightly rebordered, straight in front view, vertical in lateral view, high, ALE separated from edge of carapace by their radius or more, median projection absent; setae present, needle-like. Chilum absent. Eyes six, well developed, all subequal, all eyes circular; posterior eye row straight from above; ALE separated by their radius to diameter, ALE-PLE separated by less than ALE radius, PME separated by less than their radius, PLE-PME separated by less than PME radius. Sternum longer than wide, orange-brown, uniform, fused to carapace, median concavity absent, with radial furrows between coxae I-II, II-III, III-IV, furrow wrinkled, radial furrow opposite coxae III absent, surface finely punctuate, without pits, microsculpture covering entire surface, sickle-shaped structures absent, anterior margin unmodified, posterior margin not extending posteriorly of coxae IV, anterior corner unmodified, lateral margin with infra-coxal grooves and anterior and posterior openings, distance between coxae approximately equal, extensions of pre-coxal triangles absent, lateral margins unmodified, without posterior hump, microsculpture absent in front of coxae; setae sparse, needle-like, evenly scattered, originating from surface, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium orange-brown. Chelicerae straight, anterior face unmodified; fangs without tooth-like projections, directed medially, shape normal, without prominent basal process, tip unmodified; setae needle-like, evenly scattered; paturon inner margin with short inter-digitating setae, distal region unmodified, posterior surface unmodified, promargin unmodified, inner margin unmodified. Labium triangular, not fused to sternum, anterior margin indented at middle, same as sternum in sclerotization; with 3-5 setae on anterior margin, subdistal portion with unmodified setae. Endites serrula present in single row, anteromedian tip with two strong, tooth like project, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization, retrolateral projection inconspicuous, covered by prolateral projection; prolateral projection folded retrolaterally with a distal posteriorly projected small triangular process. 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, ovoid, without setae, anterolateral edge unmodified. Posterior spiracles connected by groove. Pedicel tube medium, ribbed, scuto-pedicel region unmodified, scutum 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 strongly sclerotized, orange-brown, without color pattern, covering 1/2 to 3/4 of abdomen, more than 1/2 to most of abdomen width, not fused to epigastric scutum, middle surface finely reticulate, sides finely reticulate, anterior half without projecting denticles. Epigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, surrounding pedicel, not protruding, small lateral sclerites absent. Postepigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, orange-brown, almost semicircular, covering about 3/4 of abdominal length, fused to epigastric scutum, anterior margin unmodified, without posteriorly directed lateral apodemes. Spinneret scutum absent. Dorsum setae present, needle-like. Epigastric area setae uniform, needle-like. Postepigastric area setae present, needle-like. 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 shorter than carapace, tibia I unmodified, tibia IV specialized hairs on ventral apex present, tibia IV ventral scopula absent, metatarsi I and II meso-apical comb absent, metatarsi III and IV weak ventral scopula absent. GENITALIA: Epigastric region with sperm pore small, triangular with rounded angles, situated at level of anterior spiracles, unmodified; furrow without omega-shaped insertions, without setae. Palp normal size, not strongly sclerotized, right and left palps symmetrical, proximal segments pale orange; embolus dark, embolus long slender, sinuous subdistal spermatic opening; conductor-like sclerite as long as embolus, piriform, semi-translucid with dark sclerotized stripe, distal filiform short processes; 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, without prolateral row of ridges, setae unmodified; tibia slightly rounded; cymbium pale orange, narrow in dorsal view, completely fused with bulb, no seam visible, plumose setae absent, without stout setae, without distal patch of setae; bulb pale orange, slender, elongated.
Simlops bodanus, male habitus, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---05393)

SIMLOBODANmphabd05393RO.tif

Simlops bodanus, male carapace, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---05393)

SIMLOBODANmpcard05393RO.tif

Simlops bodanus, male carapace, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---05393)

SIMLOBODANmpcarl05393RO.tif

Simlops bodanus, male carapace, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---05393)

SIMLOBODANmpcara05393RO.jpg

Simlops bodanus, male sternum, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---05393)

SIMLOBODANmpstev05393RO.tif

Simlops bodanus, male endites, posterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---05393)

SIMLOBODANmpendt05393RO.tif

Simlops bodanus, male abdomen, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---05393)

SIMLOBODANmpabdd05393RO.tif

Simlops bodanus, male abdomen, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---05393)

SIMLOBODANmpabdl05393RO.tif

Simlops bodanus, male abdomen, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---05393)

SIMLOBODANmpabdv05393RO.tif

Simlops bodanus, male abdomen, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---05393)

SIMLOBODANmpabda05393RO.tif

Simlops bodanus, male palp, prolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---05393)

SIMLOBODANmppalp05393RO.tif

Simlops bodanus, male palp, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---05393)

SIMLOBODANmppala05393RO.tif

Simlops bodanus, male palp, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---05393)

SIMLOBODANmppald05393RO.tif

Simlops bodanus, male palp, retrolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---05393)

SIMLOBODANmppalr05393RO.tif


            Female (PBI_OON 37039). Total length 2.40. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Sternum microsculpture absent in front of coxae. Endites anteromedian tip unmodified. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: Pedicel tube short. Dorsal scutum covering less than 1/2 of abdomen, less than 1/4 abdomen width, middle surface smooth, sides smooth, oval shaped restricted to anterior portion of abdomen. Epigastric scutum small lateral sclerites present. Postepigastric scutum short, only around epigastric furrow, not fused to epigastric scutum. GENITALIA: Shape: anterior receptaculum with strong tubular process with blunt distal end embeded with small granulose processes and posterior inverted V-shaped sclerite; posterior receptaculum as large as pedicel diameter, with anterior holed plate and bilobed internal membrane..
Simlops bodanus, female habitus, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---37039)

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Simlops bodanus, female habitus, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---37039)

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Simlops bodanus, female habitus, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---37039)

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Simlops bodanus, female carapace, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---37039)

SIMLOBODANfpcard37039RO.tif

Simlops bodanus, female carapace, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---37039)

SIMLOBODANfpcarl37039RO.tif

Simlops bodanus, female carapace, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---37039)

SIMLOBODANfpcara37039RO.tif

Simlops bodanus, female sternum, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---37039)

SIMLOBODANfpstev37039RO.tif

Simlops bodanus, female pedicel, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---37039)

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Simlops bodanus, female abdomen, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---37039)

SIMLOBODANfpabda37039RO.tif

Simlops bodanus, female abdomen, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---37039)

SIMLOBODANfpabdl37039RO.tif

Simlops bodanus, female abdomen, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---37039)

SIMLOBODANfpabdv37039RO.tif

Simlops bodanus, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---37039)

SIMLOBODANfpepiv37039RO.tif

Simlops bodanus, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---37039)

SIMLOBODANfpifgv37039RO.jpg

Simlops bodanus, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---37039)

SIMLOBODANfdifgv37039RO.jpeg

Simlops bodanus, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---37039)

SIMLOBODANfdifgv37039RO.jpg

 

DISTRIBUTION

TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO
Simlops bodanus 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 00005393  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  1 Adult Male  Holotype    10.68361; -61.28333    25 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00037050  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  1 Adult Male      10.68361; -61.28333    01 Jan 1964  N.G. Weber  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037038  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  1 Adult Male      10.68361; -61.28333    22 Apr 1964  N.A. weber  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037043  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  1 Adult Male      10.68361; -61.28333    20 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037047  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  3 Adult Female      10.68361; -61.28333    05 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037048  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  3 Adult Male      10.68361; -61.28333    16 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037051  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  1 Adult Female      10.68361; -61.28333    26 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00038009  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  2 Adult Female      10.68361; -61.28333    10 Feb 1964  Wygodzinsky & Rozen  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037037  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  1 Adult Male      10.68361; -61.28333    01 Jan 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037052  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  1 Adult Male      10.68361; -61.28333    26 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00038009  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  1 Adult Male      10.68361; -61.28333    10 Feb 1964  Wygodzinsky & Rozen  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037044  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  1 Adult Female      10.68361; -61.28333    18 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00001846  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  1 Adult Male      10.68361; -61.28333    10 Feb 1964  Wygodzinsky & Rozen  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037048  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  4 Adult Female      10.68361; -61.28333    16 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037042  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  3 Adult Female      10.68361; -61.28333    19 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037046  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  1 Adult Male      10.68361; -61.28333    12 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037039  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  7 Adult Female      10.68361; -61.28333    28 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037041  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  2 Adult Female      10.68361; -61.28333    26 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037051  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  3 Adult Male      10.68361; -61.28333    26 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037045  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  3 Adult Female      10.68361; -61.28333    17 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037049  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  1 Adult Female      10.68361; -61.28333    26 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037046  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  1 Adult Female      10.68361; -61.28333    12 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037042  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  1 Adult Male      10.68361; -61.28333    19 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037039  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  5 Adult Male      10.68361; -61.28333    28 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037049  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  1 Adult Male      10.68361; -61.28333    26 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00038008  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  2 Adult Female      10.68361; -61.28333    10 Feb 1964  Wygodzinsky & Rozen  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037040  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  1 Adult Female      10.68361; -61.28333    23 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00040728  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  1 Adult Male      10.68361; -61.28333    26 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037043  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  1 Adult Female      10.68361; -61.28333    20 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00040728  TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO  Trinidad  Arima  Simla (currently William Beebe Tropical Research Station)  1 Adult Female      10.68361; -61.28333    26 Apr 1964  A.M. Chickering  MPEG 


 
 
 
 
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