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Simlops nadineae       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 40566). Total length 1.70. 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 granulate, 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 covering entire surface, sickle-shaped structures absent, anterior margin unmodified, posterior margin not extending posteriorly of coxae IV, 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 unmodified, without posterior hump, microsculpture absent in front of coxae; 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 serrula present in single row, anteromedian tip with backwards folded ridge, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization, retrolateral distal projection inconspicuous; prolateral projection folded retrolaterally. 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, pale orange, without color pattern, covering more than 3/4 of abdomen, more than 1/2 to most of abdomen width, not fused to epigastric scutum, middle surface finely reticulate, sides finely reticulate, anterior half without projecting denticles. Epigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, surrounding pedicel, not protruding, small lateral sclerites absent. Postepigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, pale orange, almost semicircular, covering about 3/4 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, triangular with rounded angles, 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, embolus with retrolateral sub-distal lobe and bifurcated tip; conductor like sclerite short, originating at retrolateral-ventral side of embolus, weakly sclerotized, triangular and translucid distally; 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; 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 nadineae, male habitus, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40566)

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Simlops nadineae, male habitus, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40566)

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Simlops nadineae, male habitus, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40566)

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Simlops nadineae, male carapace, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40566)

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Simlops nadineae, male carapace, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40566)

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Simlops nadineae, male carapace, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40566)

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Simlops nadineae, male sternum, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40566)

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Simlops nadineae, male endites, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40566)

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Simlops nadineae, male abdomen, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40566)

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Simlops nadineae, male palp, prolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40566)

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Simlops nadineae, male palp, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40566)

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Simlops nadineae, male palp, retrolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40566)

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Simlops nadineae, male palp, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40566)

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            Female (00040697). Total length 1.05. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Sternum lateral margin without infra-coxal grooves, microsculpture absent in front of coxae. Endites anteromedian tip unmodified. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: Dorsal scutum absent. Epigastric scutum without lateral joints. Postepigastric scutum orange-brown, short, covering about 1/3 of the abdominal length, not fused to epigastric scutum, with short posteriorly directed lateral apodemes.
 

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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 00040749  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Platô do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -2.60277; -56.20694    08 Apr 2010  Rodrigues et al.  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00040750  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Sitio Tres Irmaos  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -2.46416; -56.00222    08 Aug 2006  D. F. Candiani & N. F. Lo-Man-Hung  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040752  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Platô do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -2.60277; -56.20694    06 Sept 2002  Rodrigues et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040756  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Plato Capiranga  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -2.47277; -56.20805    15 May 2009  N. Lo Man Hung et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040760  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Vale do Igarape Mutum, Plato do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -1.61222; -56.19416    06 May 2010  Rodrigues et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040696  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Platô do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Female  Paratype    -2.60277; -56.20694    06 Apr 2010  Rodrigues et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040751  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Platô do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -2.60277; -56.20694    11 Sept 2002  A.B. Bonaldo et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040755  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Vale do Igarape Mutum, Plato do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -1.61222; -56.19416    18 Feb 2011  N. Lo Man Hung et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040759  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Vale do Igarape Mutum, Plato do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -1.61222; -56.19416    04 Sept 2002  A.B. Bonaldo et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040748  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Platô do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Male  Allotype    -2.60277; -56.20694    04 Nov 2002  A.B. Bonaldo et al.  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00040695  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Platô do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Female  Paratype    -2.60277; -56.20694    07 Apr 2010  Rodrigues et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040687  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Platô do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -2.60277; -56.20694    04 Nov 2002  A.B. Bonaldo et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040754  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Platô do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -2.60277; -56.20694    07 Apr 2010  Rodrigues et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040758  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Vale do Igarape Mutum, Plato do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -1.61222; -56.19416    06 May 2010  Rodrigues et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040762  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Platô do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -2.60277; -56.20694    08 Apr 2010  Rodrigues et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040697  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Platô do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Female  Allotype    -2.60277; -56.20694    25 Aug 2011  Bastos et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040694  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Platô do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Female  Paratype    -2.60277; -56.20694    07 Apr 2010  Rodrigues et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040566  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Plato Capiranga  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -2.47277; -56.20805    03 Jun 2007  D. F. Candiani & N. F. Lo-Man-Hung  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040753  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Vale do Igarape Mutum, Plato do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -1.61222; -56.19416    04 Sept 2002  A.B. Bonaldo et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040757  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Platô do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -2.60277; -56.20694    18 Feb 2011  N. Lo Man Hung et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040761  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Platô do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Male  Paratype    -2.60277; -56.20694    08 Apr 2010  Rodrigues et al.  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00040747  BRAZIL  Para  Juruti  Vale do Igarape Mutum, Plato do Rio Juruti  1 Adult Male  Holotype    -1.61222; -56.19416    22 Aug 2011  Bastos et al.  MPEG 


 
 
 
 
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