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Gamasomorpha asterobothros       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 11995). Total length 2.55. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace 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 with pair of pits, posterior margin not bulging below posterior rim, anterolateral corners without extension or projections, posterolateral surface with 3 pairs of spikes, surface of elevated portion of pars cephalica smooth, sides smooth, thorax without depressions, fovea absent, carapace lateral margins smooth but slightly undulated from dorsal view. Carapace color orange-brown or red-brown., 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 light, needle-like, present in u-shaped row; non-marginal pars thoracica setae light, needle-like, non-marginal pars cephalica setae present in u-shpaed row with a longitudinal middle-row; marginal setae light, 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, light, needle-like. Chilum absent. Eyes six, well developed, ALE, PME subequal, larger than PLE, ALE oval, PME oval, PLE circular; posterior eye row recurved from above, procurved from front; ALE separated by their radius to diameter, ALE-PLE separated by less than ALE radius, PME touching throughout most of their length, PLE-PME separated by less than PME radius. Sternum longer than wide, uniform, fused to carapace, median concavity absent, with radial furrows between coxae I-II, II-III, III-IV, furrow with row of large pits, radial furrow opposite coxae III absent, surface smooth, covered with large round pits, microsculpture only in furrows, sickle-shaped structures absent, anterior margin with interrupted transverse groove, posterior margin extending posteriorly beyond anterior edges of coxae IV as single extension, 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 with indented extensions between coxae, with posterior hump, sternum color orange-brown or red-brown; setae abundant, light, needle-like, evenly scattered, originating from surface, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae slightly divergent, anterior face unmodified, chelicerae paturon promargin with row of flattened setae in combination with feather-like setae.; without teeth on both promargin and retromargin; fangs without tooth-like projections, directed medially, shape normal, without prominent basal process, tip unmodified; setae light, needle-like, evenly scattered, chelicerae paturon promargin anteriorly with one feather-like setae nearly as long as fang. Chelicerae, endites and labium color orange-brown or dark red-brown; paturon inner margin with scattered setae, distal region abruptly narrowed, posterior surface unmodified, promargin with row of flattened setae, inner margin unmodified. Labium rectangular, 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 present in single row, anteromedian tip unmodified, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization. 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 medium, with small, dorsolateral, triangular extensions, scuto-pedicel region with paired curved scutal ridges, 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 strongly sclerotized, without color pattern, covering full length of abdomen, no soft tissue visible from above, not fused to epigastric scutum, middle surface punctate, sides punctate, anterior half without projecting denticles, dorsal scutum color orange-brown or red-brown. Epigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, surrounding pedicel, slightly protuding, small lateral sclerites absent. Postepigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, long, semicircular, covering nearly full length of abdominal length, fused to epigastric scutum, anterior margin unmodified, without posteriorly directed lateral apodemes, abdomen postepigastric scutum color orange-brown or red-brown. Spinneret scutum present, incomplete ring. Supra-anal scutum absent. Dorsum setae present, light, plumose. Epigastric area setae uniform, light, plumose. Postepigastric area setae present, light, plumose. Spinneret scutum with fringe of long setae. Dense patch of setae anterior to spinnerets absent. Interscutal membrane with setae. Colulus present. LEGS: without color pattern; femur IV not thickened, same size as femora I-III, patella plus tibia I near as long as carapace, tibia I unmodified, tibia I Emerit’s glands absent, 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, coxae leg color pale-orange or orange-brown, tibiae specialized hairs on ventral apex of tibia III and IV with even hair-shaft and a bent, narrowing, plumose, hair tip, tarsi scopula present between claws.. Leg spines absent. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Tarsi I to IV without inferior claw. Trichobothria examined with SEM; tibia: each with three; metatarsus: each with one; base longitudinally narrowed, aperture internal texture not grate-like, hood smooth. Tarsal organ with 3 sensilla visible. GENITALIA: Epigastric region with sperm pore small, oval, situated at level of anterior spiracles, rebordered; furrow without omega-shaped insertions, without setae. Palp normal size, not strongly sclerotized, right and left palps symmetrical, proximal segments pale orange; embolus dark, prolateral excavation absent, long, slender, lamellar embolus about as long as bulbus. Conductor about as long as embolus split into two parts half way to the distal tip. Embolus-conductor-complex bent proximally fitting into the interrupted transverse groove at anterior end of sternum. Conical extension unincisive.; trochanter normal size, with ventral projection; femur normal size, one to two 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 with 3 trichobothria; cymbium pale orange, ovoid in dorsal view, fused with bulb but with clearly defined seam between, extending beyond distal tip of bulb, plumose setae absent, without stout setae, with distal patch of setae; bulb pale orange, shorter than cymbium, stout, tapering apically.
Gamasomorpha asterobothros, male habitus, ventral view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---11995)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, male habitus, dorsal view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---11995)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, male habitus, lateral view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---11995)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, male carapace, anterior view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---11995)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, male abdomen, ventral view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---11995)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, male sternum, ventral view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---11995)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, male palp, prolateral view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---11995)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, male palp, prolateral view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---11995)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, male booklung covers, lateral view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---11995)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, male carapace, posterior view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---11995)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, male carapace, dorsal view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---11995)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, male abdomen, anterior view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---11995)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, male embolus, ventral view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---11995)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, male palp, anterior view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---12389)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, male palp, retrolateral view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---12389)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, male sternum, ventral view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---12389)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, male abdomen, anterior view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---12389)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, male carapace, posterior view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---12389)

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            Female (PBI_OON 12391). Total length 2.86. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace carapace lateral margins smooth but slightly undulated from dorsal view. Carapace color orange-brown or red-brown; non-marginal pars thoracica setae non-marginal pars cephalica setae present in u-shpaed row with a longitudinal middle-row. Sternum without posterior hump, sternum color orange-brown or red-brown. Mouthparts: setae chelicerae paturon promargin anteriorly with one feather-like setae nearly as long as fang. Chelicarae, endites and labium color orange-brown or dark red-brown. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, palp tip unmodified or with small pointed distal extension.; trichobothria three trichobothria on tibia.. ABDOMEN: Dorsal scutum abdomen dorsal scutum color orange-brown or red-brown. Epigastric scutum without lateral joints. Postepigastric scutum not fused to epigastric scutum, abdomen postepigastric scutum color orange-brown or red-brown. LEGS: coxae legs color pale-orange or orange-brown, tibiae specialized hairs on ventral apex of tibia III and IV with even hair-shaft and a bent, narrowing, plumose, hair tip, tarsi scopula present between claws. Leg spines absent. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria examined with SEM. Tarsal organ with 1 sensillum visible. GENITALIA: Dorsal view: receptaculum almost circular; sac-like structure inside receptaculum; transverse sclerite with attached nail-like structure at anterior side of receptaculum; special duct lying dorsally of receptaculum shorter than half the length of the receptaculum.
Gamasomorpha asterobothros, female habitus, dorsal view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---12391)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, female habitus, ventral view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---12391)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, female habitus, lateral view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---12391)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, female abdomen, ventral view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---12391)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, female carapace, anterior view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---12391)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, female sternum, ventral view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---12391)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, female epigynum, epigynal area, dorsal view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---12389)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, female epigynum, epigynal area, dorsal view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---12389)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, female tibia I, prolateral view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---12391)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, female setae, abdominal dorsum, dorsal view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---15298)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, female epigynum, epigynal area, posterior view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---12389)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros, female chelicerae, anterior view (image by BE, specimen ID: ---12799)

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Gamasomorpha asterobothros 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 00011986  INDONESIA  Jambi    Sungaipenuh  1 Adult Female    1200  2.06194; 101.38777    09 Sept 1989  Agosti, Löbl, Burckhardt  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00011986  INDONESIA  Jambi    Sungaipenuh  1 Adult Female    1200  2.06194; 101.38777    09 Nov 1989  Agosti, Löbl, Burckhardt  MNVG 
PBI_OON 00031325  INDONESIA  Sumatera Barat (West Sumatra)    Taman Hutan Raya Bung Hatta  1 Adult Female  Paratype  1100  -0.94583; 100.54361    29 May 2006  Peter Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00011995  INDONESIA  Sumatera Barat (West Sumatra)    Panti  1 Adult Male    250  ;     19 Sept 1989  Agosti, Löbl, Burckhardt  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012389  INDONESIA  Sumatera Barat (West Sumatra)    Rimbo Panti Nature Reserve, ca. 30km N of Lubuksikaping  1 Adult Female    350  0.34611; 100.06916  primary forest  11 Jun 2006  P. Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00031327  INDONESIA  Sumatera Barat (West Sumatra)    Taman Hutan Raya Bung Hatta  1 Adult Male  Paratype  1100  -0.94583; 100.54361  primary forest  29 May 2006  Peter Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012401  INDONESIA  Sumatera Barat (West Sumatra)    Taman Hutan Raya Bung Hatta  2 Adult Female    1100  -0.94583; 100.54361  primary forest  29 May 2006  Peter Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012394  INDONESIA  Sumatera Barat (West Sumatra)    Gunung Merapi  2 Adult Female    2150  -0.39111; 100.44111  Hill forest  04 Jun 2006  Peter Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012413  INDONESIA  Sumatera Barat (West Sumatra)    Batang Palupuh Rafflesia Sanctuary  1 Adult Female    1000  -0.24222; 100.35277  primary forest  02 Jun 2006  P. Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012389  INDONESIA  Sumatera Barat (West Sumatra)    Rimbo Panti Nature Reserve, ca. 30km N of Lubuksikaping  1 Adult Female    350  0.34611; 100.06916  primary forest  11 Jun 2006  P. Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00031323  INDONESIA  Sumatera Barat (West Sumatra)    Taman Hutan Raya Bung Hatta  1 Adult Female  Paratype  1100  -0.94583; 100.54361  primary forest  29 May 2006  Peter Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00031324  INDONESIA  Sumatera Barat (West Sumatra)    Taman Hutan Raya Bung Hatta  1 Adult Female  Paratype  1100  -0.94583; 100.54361  primary forest  29 May 2006  Peter Schwendinger  NMBE 
PBI_OON 00012413  INDONESIA  Sumatera Barat (West Sumatra)    Batang Palupuh Rafflesia Sanctuary  1 Adult Male    1000  -0.24222; 100.35277  primary forest  02 Jun 2006  P. Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012389  INDONESIA  Sumatera Barat (West Sumatra)    Rimbo Panti Nature Reserve, ca. 30km N of Lubuksikaping  2 Adult Male    350  0.34611; 100.06916  primary forest  11 Jun 2006  P. Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00031322  INDONESIA  Sumatera Barat (West Sumatra)    Taman Hutan Raya Bung Hatta  1 Adult Male  Holotype  1100  -0.94583; 100.54361  primary forest  29 May 2006  Peter Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00031326  INDONESIA  Sumatera Barat (West Sumatra)    Mt Merapi, ca. 15km SE of Bukittinggi  1 Adult Male  Paratype  1650  0.39222; 100.44833  Hill forest  04 Jun 2006  P. Schwendinger  NMBE 
PBI_OON 00012797  INDONESIA  Sumatera Utara (North Sumatra)  Lampung Province  Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park, 37 km W of Kota Agung, 2 km W of Sukaraja  1 Adult Female    500  ;   evergreen rain forest  10 Mar 2000  P. Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012870  INDONESIA  Sumatera Utara (North Sumatra)    1 km NE of Sibolga  1 Adult Male    300  1.75611; 98.78000  disturbed primary forest  26 Jun 2006  P. Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012800  INDONESIA  Sumatra    Lake Maninjau, waterfall above Gasang, West Sumatra Province  2 Adult Male    720  3.51666; 98.35000  evergreen rain forest  09 Feb 2000  P. Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012412  INDONESIA  Sumatra    Anai Valley, 6 km S of Pandangpanjang, West Sumatra Province  1 Adult Male      -0.47722; 100.35388  primary forest  01 Jun 2006  P. Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012867  INDONESIA  Sumatra    Lake Maninjau, waterfall above Gasang, West Sumatra Province  2 Adult Male    720  3.51666; 98.35000  evergreen rain forest  10 Feb 2000  P. Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012799  INDONESIA  Sumatra Bengkulu    Taba Penanjung Reserve, road Taba Penan jung - Kepahiang  1 Adult Female    700  -3.80044; 102.26554  evergreen rain forest  27 Feb 2000  P. Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012799  INDONESIA  Sumatra Bengkulu    Taba Penanjung Reserve, road Taba Penan jung - Kepahiang  2 Adult Male    700  -3.80044; 102.26554  evergreen rain forest  27 Feb 2000  P. Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012391  INDONESIA  Sumatra Bengkulu    ca. 20km SO of Bengkulu City, Hutan Raya (Botanical Garden) Bengkulu  1 Adult Female    50  3.80000; 102.26666  secondary forest, near stream  29 Feb 2000  P. Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012391  INDONESIA  Sumatra Bengkulu    ca. 20km SO of Bengkulu City, Hutan Raya (Botanical Garden) Bengkulu  1 Adult Male    50  3.80000; 102.26666  secondary forest, near stream  29 Feb 2000  P. Schwendinger  MHNG 


 
 
 
 
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