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Opopaea pilbara       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 4384). Total length 1.87. CEPHALOTHORAX: Eyes aLE: 0.078; PME: 0.079; PLE: 0.072. Sternum with wide radial furrows, posterior margin reticulated. ABDOMEN: Pedicel scuto-pedicel region about diameter of pedicel, paired scutal ridges connected by arc. Postepigastric scutum between and anterior and posterior spiracles, slightly concave and dotted but no seatae. LEGS: Leg spines . Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Palp patella patella orange brown, 0.380 long, 0.194 wide, connection to femur at 0.53.; bulb bulb ventrally slightly bulged tip prolaterally incised, spatulate, bent medially with striated ridge, fenestra small opposite incision..
Opopaea pilbara, male abdomen, anterior view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---81875)

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Opopaea pilbara, male carapace, anterior view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---81875)

OPOPAPILBAmpcara81875BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, male carapace, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---81875)

OPOPAPILBAmpcarp81875BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, male habitus, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---81875)

OPOPAPILBAmphabd81875BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, male habitus, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---81875)

OPOPAPILBAmphabv81875BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, male palp, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---81875)

OPOPAPILBAmppald81875BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, male palp, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---81875)

OPOPAPILBAmppalp81875BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, male palp, retrolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---81875)

OPOPAPILBAmppalr81875BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, male abdomen, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---04492)

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Opopaea pilbara, male endites, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---04492)

OPOPAPILBAmsendv04492BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, male palp, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---04492)

OPOPAPILBAmspald04492BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, male palp, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---04492)

OPOPAPILBAmspalp04492BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, male pedicel, anterior view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---04492)

OPOPAPILBAmspeda04492BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, male sternum, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---04492)

OPOPAPILBAmsstev04492BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, male abdomen, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23611)

OPOPAPILBAmsabdv23611BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, male endites, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23611)

OPOPAPILBAmsendv23611BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, male palp, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23611)

OPOPAPILBAmspald23611BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, male palp, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23611)

OPOPAPILBAmspalp23611BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, male pedicel, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23611)

OPOPAPILBAmspedv23611BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, male sternum, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23611)

OPOPAPILBAmsstev23611BB.tif


            Female (PBI_OON 23610). Total length 2.04. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Eyes aLE: 0.081; PME: 0.077; PLE: 0.071. Sternum with wide radial furrows, posterior margin reticulated. Female palp spines absent. ABDOMEN: Pedicel paired curved scutal ridge with plumose setae, connected at middle. LEGS: Leg spines . Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Dorsal view: epigastric area, ventral view, epigastric fold (EF) anterior margin straight with small knob, posterior margin with 2 large chitinized edges; in dorsal view paddle-like sclerite (PSc) with straight arms bent at 2/3, reaching epigastric fold; nail-like process (Na) narrow conical; globular appendix (GAp) with long narrow extension..
Opopaea pilbara, female abdomen, anterior view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23610)

OPOPAPILBAfpabda23610BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, female abdomen, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23610)

OPOPAPILBAfpabdv23610BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, female carapace, anterior view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23610)

OPOPAPILBAfpcara23610BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, female carapace, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23610)

OPOPAPILBAfpcarp23610BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23610)

OPOPAPILBAfpepiv23610BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, female habitus, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23610)

OPOPAPILBAfphabd23610BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, female habitus, lateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23610)

OPOPAPILBAfphabl23610BB.tif

Opopaea pilbara, female habitus, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23610)

OPOPAPILBAfphabv23610BB.tif

 

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Opopaea pilbara 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 00023611  AUSTRALIA  Western Australia  Pilbara  Tom Price, 32.5 km WSW  2 Adult Male      -22.79750; 117.49444    26 Aug 2005  CALM Pilbara Survey  WAMP 
PBI_OON 00023610  AUSTRALIA  Western Australia  Pilbara  Tom Price, 32.5 km WSW  1 Adult Female  Allotype    -22.79750; 117.49444    26 Aug 2005  CALM Pilbara Survey  WAMP 
PBI_OON 00004492  AUSTRALIA  Western Australia  Pilbara  Whim Creek Hotel, 46 km NNE  1 Adult Male      -20.47555; 117.99527    09 Jul 2003  CALM Pilbara Survey  WAMP 
PBI_OON 00004384  AUSTRALIA  Western Australia  Pilbara  Tom Price, 32.5 km WSW  1 Adult Male  Holotype    -22.79750; 117.49444    26 Aug 2005  CALM Pilbara Survey  WAMP 
PBI_OON 00023611  AUSTRALIA  Western Australia  Pilbara  Tom Price, 32.5 km WSW  5 Adult Female      -22.79750; 117.49444    26 Aug 2005  CALM Pilbara Survey  WAMP 
PBI_OON 00023611  AUSTRALIA  Western Australia  Pilbara  Tom Price, 32.5 km WSW  5 Adult Female      -22.79750; 117.49444    26 Aug 2005  CALM Pilbara Survey  WAMP 


 
 
 
 
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