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Simlops machadoi       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON_0040494). Total length 1.76. 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, 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, needle-like. Chilum absent. Eyes six, well developed, all subequal, all eyes circular; posterior eye row recurved 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 medially and in furrows, sickle-shaped structures absent, anterior margin unmodified, posterior margin not extending posteriorly of coxae IV, anterior corner unmodified, lateral margin without infra-coxal grooves, distance between coxae approximately equal, extensions of pre-coxal triangles absent, lateral margins unmodified, without posterior hump; 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 distally not excavated, serrula present in single row, anteromedian tip with two strong, tooth like project, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization, retrolateral projection short curved; prolateral projection triangular. 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 reticulate, sides 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 2/3 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, oval, 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, prolateral excavation absent, embolus narrow, well sclerotized, prolaterally curved, blunt tip; conductor-like sclerite originating at prolateral embolic base, with needle-like anterior directed sclerite and a small, retro-dorsal projected, sclerotized lamella; 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 machadoi, male habitus, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40494)

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Simlops machadoi, male habitus, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40494)

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Simlops machadoi, male habitus, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40494)

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Simlops machadoi, male carapace, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40494)

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Simlops machadoi, male sternum, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40494)

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Simlops machadoi, male carapace, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40494)

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Simlops machadoi, male abdomen, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40494)

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Simlops machadoi, male palp, prolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40494)

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Simlops machadoi, male palp, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40494)

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Simlops machadoi, male palp, retrolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40494)

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Simlops machadoi, male palp, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40494)

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            Female (PBI_OON 40516). Total length 2.23. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Sternum lateral margin with infra-coxal grooves and anterior and posterior openings. Endites anteromedian tip unmodified. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: Pedicel tube short, unmodified. Dorsal scutum absent. Epigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, small lateral sclerites present, without lateral joints. Postepigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, pale orange, short, only around epigastric furrow, not fused to epigastric scutum. GENITALIA: Shape: anterior receptaculum with long and narrow longitudinal sclerite slightly widened anteriorly, strong transversal sclerite close to epigastric furrow, w-shaped medially; posterior receptaculum rounded, as large as 3/4 of pedicel diameter, with short lateral apodemas and holed anterior cover restricted to epigastric area.
Simlops machadoi, female habitus, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40516)

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Simlops machadoi, female habitus, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40516)

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Simlops machadoi, female habitus, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40516)

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Simlops machadoi, female carapace, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40516)

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Simlops machadoi, female carapace, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40516)

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Simlops machadoi, female carapace, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40516)

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Simlops machadoi, female carapace, prolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40516)

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Simlops machadoi, female sternum, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40516)

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Simlops machadoi, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40516)

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Simlops machadoi, female spinnerets, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40516)

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Simlops machadoi, female abdomen, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40516)

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Simlops machadoi, female abdomen, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40516)

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Simlops machadoi, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40516)

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Simlops machadoi, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40516)

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Simlops machadoi 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 00040515  BRAZIL  Amazonas  Manaus  Fazenda Experimental da UFAM, Km 38 da BR174  1 Adult Female  Paratype    -2.65583; -60.07527    17 Jun 2009  B. Machado  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00040498  BRAZIL  Amazonas  Manaus  Reserva Adolpho Ducke  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -2.92638; -59.94027    14 Jun 2005  S.M. Ketelhut et al.  INPA 
PBI_OON 00040516  BRAZIL  Amazonas  Manaus  Fazenda Experimental da UFAM, Km 38 da BR174  1 Adult Female  Allotype    -2.65583; -60.07527    17 Jun 2009  B. Machado  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040567  BRAZIL  Amazonas  Manaus  Fazenda Experimental da UFAM, Km 38 da BR174  1 Adult Female  Paratype    -2.65583; -60.07527    18 Jun 2009  B. Machado  MCN 
PBI_OON 00040494  BRAZIL  Amazonas  Manaus  Fazenda Experimental da UFAM, Km 38 da BR174  1 Adult Male  Holotype    -2.65583; -60.07527    07 Sept 2008  B. Machado  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040567  BRAZIL  Amazonas  Manaus  Fazenda Experimental da UFAM, Km 38 da BR174  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -2.65583; -60.07527    18 Jun 2009  B. Machado  MCN 
PBI_OON 00040499  BRAZIL  Amazonas  Manaus  Fazenda Experimental da UFAM, Km 38 da BR174  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -2.65583; -60.07527    23 Jun 2009  B. Machado  IBSP 


 
 
 
 
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