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Trilacuna hazara       Get publication



            Female (PBI_OON 15665). Total length 1.98. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace orange, without any pattern, pyriform 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, posterolateral surface without spikes, surface of elevated portion of pars cephalica smooth, sides granulate, thorax without depressions, fovea absent, without radiating rows of pits; lateral margin straight, rebordered, without denticles; non-marginal pars cephalica setae light, needle-like, present in u-shaped row; non-marginal pars thoracica setae absent; marginal setae absent. Clypeus margin unmodified, sinuous in front view, vertical in lateral view, high, ALE separated from edge of carapace by their radius or more, median projection absent; setae present, light, needle-like. Chilum absent. Eyes six, reduced, tiny, all subequal, ALE circular, PME oval, PLE circular; posterior eye row straight from above, procurved from front; ALE separated by more than their diameter, ALE-PLE separated by less than ALE radius, PME separated by less than their radius, PLE-PME separated by PME radius to PME diameter. Sternum longer than wide, uniform, not fused to carapace, median concavity absent, with radial furrows between coxae I-II, II-III, III-IV, radial furrow opposite coxae III absent, surface finely reticulate, without pits, microsculpture covering entire surface, sickle-shaped structures absent, anterior margin unmodified, posterior margin not extending posteriorly of coxae IV, lateral margin without infra-coxal grooves, distance between coxae approximately equal, extensions of pre-coxal triangles absent, lateral margins with rounded extensions between coxae, without posterior hump, orange; setae sparse, light, needle-like, densest laterally, originating from surface. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium pale orange. Chelicerae straight, anterior face unmodified; 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. Labium triangular, not fused to sternum, anterior margin deeply incised; 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: cylindrical, 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, 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, matted setae on anterior ventral abdomen in pedicel area absent, cuticular outgrowths near pedicel absent. Dorsal scutum strongly sclerotized, pale orange, without color pattern, covering full length of abdomen, no soft tissue visible from above, not fused to epigastric scutum, middle surface smooth, sides smooth, anterior half without projecting denticles. Epigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, surrounding pedicel, not protruding, small lateral sclerites absent. Postepigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, pale orange, long, almost rectangular, covering about 2/3 of abdominal length, 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, light, needle-like. Postepigastric area setae present, light, needle-like. Spinneret scutum with fringe of needle-like setae. Dense patch of setae anterior to spinnerets absent. Interscutal membrane with 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 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: v2-2-2-0, Metatarsi: v2-2-0, leg II: tibiae: v2-2-2-0, Metatarsi: v2-2-0. ). Tarsi I to IV without inferior claw. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Ventral view: rounded, small posterior receptacle visible by transparence through the cuticle, between two sclerotized ridges..
Trilacuna hazara, female abdomen, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---15665)

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Trilacuna hazara, female carapace, anterior view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---15665)

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Trilacuna hazara, female carapace, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---15665)

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Trilacuna hazara, female carapace, lateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---15665)

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Trilacuna hazara, female carapace, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---15665)

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Trilacuna hazara, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---15665)

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Trilacuna hazara, female habitus, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---15665)

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Trilacuna hazara, female habitus, lateral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---15665)

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Trilacuna hazara, female habitus, ventral view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---15665)

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Trilacuna hazara, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---15662)

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Trilacuna hazara, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by XG, specimen ID: ---15662)

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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 00015662  PAKISTAN  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Northwest Frontier Province)  Mansehra District  In a lateral Valley of Naran  1 Adult Female      ;   under rocks, near at snow, next a river  01 Jun 1983  Besuchet, C. and Löbl, I.  MNVG 
PBI_OON 00012486  PAKISTAN  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Northwest Frontier Province)  Mansehra District  Kaghan Valley, Malkandi Frst  1 Adult Female      ;   roots of Rubus  06 Jul 1985  S. Vit  MNVG 
PBI_OON 00015665  PAKISTAN  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Northwest Frontier Province)  Mansehra District  In a lateral Valley of Naran  1 Adult Female      ;   under the chestnut trees  01 Jun 1983  Besuchet, C. and Löbl, I.  MNVG 


 
 
 
 
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