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Opopaea gracillima       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 23622). Total length 1.04. CEPHALOTHORAX: Eyes reduced, barely visible, ALE:0.065; PME: 0.052; PLE: 0.048. ABDOMEN: Pedicel scuto/pedicel areae about 1/2 diameter of pedicel, paired scutal ridges nearly straight connected at middle. Postepigastric scutum semicircular area of pores with thin setae between apodemes. LEGS: Leg spines . Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Palp patella palpal patella 0.238 long, 0.139 wide, connection to femur at 0.53.; bulb bulb ventrally strongly bulged, tip spatulate, fenestra narrow, margin covered with few ridges..
Opopaea gracillima, male abdomen, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23622)

OPOPAGRACImpabdv23622BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, male carapace, anterior view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23622)

OPOPAGRACImpcara23622BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, male carapace, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23622)

OPOPAGRACImpcarp23622BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, male habitus, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23622)

OPOPAGRACImphabd23622BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, male habitus, lateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23622)

OPOPAGRACImphabl23622BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, male palp, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23622)

OPOPAGRACImppald23622BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, male palp, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23622)

OPOPAGRACImppalp23622BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, male palp, retrolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23622)

OPOPAGRACImppalr23622BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, male sternum, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23622)

OPOPAGRACImpstev23622BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, male abdomen, anterior view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23622)

OPOPAGRACImpabda23622BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, male abdomen, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---18026)

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Opopaea gracillima, male endites, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---18026)

OPOPAGRACImsendv18026BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, male palp, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---18026)

OPOPAGRACImspald18026BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, male palp, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---18026)

OPOPAGRACImspalp18026BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, male sternum, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---18026)

OPOPAGRACImsstev18026BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, male sperm pore, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---18026)

OPOPAGRACImsspov18026BB.tif


            Female (PBI_OON 23620). Total length 1.30. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Eyes reduced, barely visible, ALE:0.055; PME: 0.049; PLE: 0.044. Female palp spines absent. ABDOMEN: Pedicel scuto/pedicel areae less than 1/2 diameter of pedicel, paired scutal ridges shallow not connected.. LEGS: Leg spines . Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined.
Opopaea gracillima, female abdomen, anterior view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23620)

OPOPAGRACIfpabda23620BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, female carapace, anterior view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23620)

OPOPAGRACIfpcara23620BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, female carapace, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23620)

OPOPAGRACIfpcarp23620BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, female habitus, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23620)

OPOPAGRACIfphabd23620BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, female habitus, lateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23620)

OPOPAGRACIfphabl23620BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, female habitus, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23620)

OPOPAGRACIfphabv23620BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23620)

OPOPAGRACIfpepiv23620BB.tif

Opopaea gracillima, female epigynum, epigynal area, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23620)

OPOPAGRACIfpepid23620BB.tif

 

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Opopaea gracillima 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 00018026  AUSTRALIA  Western Australia    Hepburn Heights, site HH3 3149'02"S 11546'13"E  5 Adult Male      -31.81722; 115.77027    25 Sept 1995  M. Harvey, J. Waldock  WAMP 
PBI_OON 00023620  AUSTRALIA  Western Australia    Hepburn Heights, site HH3 3149'02"S 11546'13"E  1 Adult Female  Allotype    -31.81722; 115.77027    25 Sept 1995  M. Harvey, J. Waldock  WAMP 
PBI_OON 00023622  AUSTRALIA  Western Australia    Hepburn Heights, site HH3 3149'02"S 11546'13"E  1 Adult Male  Holotype    -31.81722; 115.77027    25 Sept 1995  M. Harvey, J. Waldock  WAMP 
PBI_OON 00023620  AUSTRALIA  Western Australia    Hepburn Heights, site HH3 3149'02"S 11546'13"E  1 Adult Female  Allotype    -31.81722; 115.77027    25 Sept 1995  M. Harvey, J. Waldock  WAMP 


 
 
 
 
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