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Hortoonops lucradus       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 381). Total length 1.52. 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, anterolateral corners with slightly sclerotized triangular projections, posterolateral surface without spikes, thorax without depressions, fovea absent, surface of pars cephalica and pars thoracica with numerous deep slits, 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 dark, needle-like, present in u-shaped row; non-marginal pars thoracica setae dark, needle-like; marginal setae dark, needle-like. Clypeus margin strongly rebordered, curved downwards in front view, vertical in lateral view, high, ALE separated from edge of carapace by their radius or more, median projection absent; setae present, dark, needle-like. Chilum absent. Eyes six, well developed, all subequal, ALE circular, PME squared, PLE circular; posterior eye row recurved from above, procurved from front; ALE separated by less than their radius, 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, pale orange, 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, microsculpture only at sides, sickle-shaped structures absent, anterior margin unmodified, posterior margin extending posteriorly beyond anterior edges of coxae IV as single extension, anterior corner unmodified, lateral margin without infra-coxal grooves, distance between coxae approximately equal, extensions of pre-coxal triangles present, lateral margins with rounded extensions between coxae, without posterior hump, surface with patches of deep slits opposite each coxa; setae sparse, dark, needle-like, densest laterally, originating from surface, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium pale orange. Chelicerae straight, anterior face unmodified, fang greatly elongated, more than half as long as paturon; without teeth on both promargin and retromargin; fangs without tooth-like projections, directed medially, without prominent basal process, tip unmodified; setae dark, needle-like, densest medially; paturon inner margin with short inter-digitating setae, distal region abruptly narrowed, posterior surface unmodified, promargin with row of flattened setae, inner margin unmodified, laminate groove absent. Labium triangular, 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 absent, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization, anterior margin thickened, tip with rounded protrusion. 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, ovoid, 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 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, metatarsi i and II with excavated "baskets" containing proximally directed trichobothrial filament. Leg spines absent. 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 yellow; embolus light, prolateral excavation absent, long, sinuous, with recurved tip; 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 trichobothria not examined; cymbium yellow, ovoid in dorsal view, completely fused with bulb, no seam visible, not extending beyond distal tip of bulb, plumose setae absent, without stout setae, without distal patch of setae; bulb yellow, 1 to 1.5 times as long as cymbium, stout, spherical.
Hortoonops lucradus, male ALS, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramsalsa00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male carapace, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramscara00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male carapace, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramscard00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male carapace, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramscarl00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male chelicerae, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramschea00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male chelicerae, posterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramschet00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male claws, leg I, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramscl1a00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male claws, leg I, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramscl1l00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male claws, leg II, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramscl2a00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male claws, leg II, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramscl2l00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male claws, leg III, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramscl3a00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male claws, leg III, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramscl3l00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male claws, leg IV, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramscl4a00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male claws, leg IV, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramscl4l00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male endites, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramsendv00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramsepiv00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male labium, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramslabd00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male metatarsus I, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramsme1d00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male metatarsus I, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramsme1l00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male metatarsus II, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramsme2d00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male metatarsus II, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramsme2l00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male palp, prolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramspalp00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male palp, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramspalv00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male palp, retrolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramspalr00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male PLS, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramsplsa00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male PMS, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramspmsa00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male palpal tibia, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramsptid00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male spinnerets, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramsspia00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male sternum, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramsstev00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male tarsal organ, leg I, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramsto1d00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male tarsal organ, leg II, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramsto2d00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male tarsal organ, leg III, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramsto3d00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male tarsal organ, leg IV, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramsto4d00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male tarsal organ, palp, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucramstopd00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male palp, prolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---21204)

Hortolucramppalp21204ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male palp, retrolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---21204)

Hortolucramppalr21204ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male carapace, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00381)

Hortolucrampcard00381ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, male habitus, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00381)

Hortolucramphabd00381ND.tif


            Female (PBI_OON 382). Total length 1.51. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace surface of pars cephalica and pars thoracica with numerous deep slits. Sternum surface with patches of deep slits opposite each coxa. Mouthparts: Chelicerae fang greatly elongated, more than half as long as paturon. Endites anteromedian tip unmodified. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: dorsum soft portions with traces of dark pigment patches visible through cuticle. Epigastric scutum without lateral joints. LEGS: metatarsi i and II with excavated "baskets" containing proximally directed trichobothrial filament. Leg spines absent. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Dorsal view: anterior genitalic process very wide, situated on oval base followed posterior by strongly sclerotized, procurved ridge.
Hortoonops lucradus, female carapace, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafscara01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female carapace, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafscard01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female ALS, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafsalsa01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female carapace, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafscarl01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female chelicerae, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafschea01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female chelicerae, posterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafschet01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female claws, leg I, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafscl1a01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female claws, leg II, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafscl2a01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female claws, leg II, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafscl2l01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female claws, leg III, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafscl3d01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female claws, leg III, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafscl3l01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female claws, leg IV, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafscl4a01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female claws, leg IV, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafscl4l01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female endites, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafsendv01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafsepiv01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafsifgd01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female labrum, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafslard01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female metatarsus I, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafsme1d01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female metatarsus I, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafsme1l01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female metatarsus II, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafsme2d01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female metatarsus IV, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafsme4d01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female palp, prolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafspalp01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female palp, retrolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafspalr01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female PLS, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafsplsa01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female PMS, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafspmsa01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female palpal tibia, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafsptid01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female spinnerets, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafsspia01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female sternum, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafsstev01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female tarsal organ, leg I, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafsto1d01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female tarsal organ, leg II, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafsto2d01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female tarsal organ, leg III, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafsto3d01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female tarsal organ, leg IV, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafsto4d01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female tarsal organ, palp, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafstopd01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female trichobothrium, tibia II, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafstt2d01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female claws, leg I, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafscl1l01809ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---21204)

Hortolucrafpifgd21204ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---21204)

Hortolucrafpifgv21204ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00382)

Hortolucrafpepiv00382ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female habitus, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---00381)

Hortolucrafphabd00381ND.tif

Hortoonops lucradus, female trichobothrium, metatarsus I, posterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---01809)

Hortolucrafstm1t01809ND.tif

 

DISTRIBUTION

VIRGIN ISLANDS (BRITISH) ; VIRGIN ISLANDS (U.S.)
Hortoonops lucradus 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 00001804  VIRGIN ISLANDS (BRITISH)  Virgin Gorda    Virgin Gorda Mountain  2 Adult Male      18.44803; -64.42916    21 Jun 1966  unknown  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00021202  VIRGIN ISLANDS (U.S.)  St. John    Calabash Boom  1 Adult Male      18.32970; -64.70360  Under rock  16 Oct 1980  W. Muchmore  FSCA 
PBI_OON 00021206  VIRGIN ISLANDS (U.S.)  St. John    Drunk Bay  1 Adult Male      18.31002; -64.70249  litter under bushes, cacti  18 Jun 1980  W. Muchmore  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00000382  VIRGIN ISLANDS (U.S.)  St. John    St. John  1 Adult Female  Paratype    18.34417; -64.75385  litter under bushes, cacti  23 Jul 1966  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00021200  VIRGIN ISLANDS (U.S.)  St. John    Little Lameshur Bay  1 Adult Female      18.32302; -64.72696  litter under plant  17 May 1979  W. Muchmore  FSCA 
PBI_OON 00021204  VIRGIN ISLANDS (U.S.)  St. John    Hermitage ruins  1 Adult Male      18.35659; -64.70000  base of cocunut tree  20 Jun 1980  W. Muchmore  FSCA 
PBI_OON 00001772  VIRGIN ISLANDS (U.S.)  St. John    Catherineberg Estate  1 Adult Male      18.34639; -64.74472  debris along wall of mill  26 Jul 1975  W. Muchmore  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00021204  VIRGIN ISLANDS (U.S.)  St. John    Hermitage ruins  1 Adult Female      18.35659; -64.70000  base of giant dildo cactus  20 Jun 1980  W. Muchmore  FSCA 
PBI_OON 00021205  VIRGIN ISLANDS (U.S.)  St. John    Trunk Bay  1 Adult Female      18.35172; -64.76833  base of anthuriums  09 Jun 1980  W. Muchmore  FSCA 
PBI_OON 00001809  VIRGIN ISLANDS (U.S.)  St. John    Coral Bay, near Butler's house  2 Adult Female      18.34802; -64.71318  litter  17 Jul 1975  W. Muchmore  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00021203  VIRGIN ISLANDS (U.S.)  St. John    Catharineberg  1 Adult Female      18.34639; -64.74472  under large tamarind tree  15 Oct 1980  W. Muchmore  FSCA 
PBI_OON 00000381  VIRGIN ISLANDS (U.S.)  St. Thomas    the vicinity of Charlotte Amalie  1 Adult Male  Holotype    18.34390; -64.93110  hay and weed debris  25 Aug 1966  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00026676  VIRGIN ISLANDS (U.S.)  St. Thomas    no specific locality  1 Adult Female      18.33821; -64.89433  hay and weed debris  10 Aug 1966  A. Chickering  MCZ 


 
 
 
 
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