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Cavisternum attenboroughi       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 23638). Total length 1.01. CEPHALOTHORAX: Eyes aLE: 0.043; PME:0.037; PLE: 0.040. Sternum small medium depression covered laterally with clavate setae. Mouthparts: Chelicerae fang tip long triangular, bent backwards. LEGS: Leg spines . Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Palp bulb cymbium-bulb complex pear-shaped, tip bearing a long, bifurcate embolus with two prolaterally curved folds and a small club-shaped basal process.
Cavisternum attenboroughi, male abdomen, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23638)

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Cavisternum attenboroughi, male carapace, anterior view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23638)

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Cavisternum attenboroughi, male habitus, lateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23638)

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Cavisternum attenboroughi, male habitus, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23638)

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Cavisternum attenboroughi, male palp, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23638)

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Cavisternum attenboroughi, male habitus, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23638)

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Cavisternum attenboroughi, male palp, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23638)

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Cavisternum attenboroughi, male palp, retrolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23638)

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Cavisternum attenboroughi, male sternum, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23638)

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Cavisternum attenboroughi, male embolus, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23646)

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Cavisternum attenboroughi, male palp, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23646)

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Cavisternum attenboroughi, male abdomen, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23646)

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Cavisternum attenboroughi, male chelicerae, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23646)

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Cavisternum attenboroughi, male palp, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23646)

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            Female (PBI_OON 23639). Total length 1.04. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Eyes aLE: 0.041; PME:0.035; PLE: 0.039. Mouthparts: Chelicerae fang tip long triangular, bent backwards. Female palp spines absent. LEGS: Leg spines . Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Ventral view: epigastric area semicircular, with dark circular copulatory opening at level between anterior and posterior spiracles. Narrow copulatory duct originating from copulatory opening ending at epigastric fold, bent dorsally..
Cavisternum attenboroughi, female abdomen, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23639)

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Cavisternum attenboroughi, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23639)

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Cavisternum attenboroughi, female carapace, anterior view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23639)

cavisattenfpcara23639BB.tif

Cavisternum attenboroughi, female habitus, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23639)

cavisattenfphabd23639BB.tif

Cavisternum attenboroughi, female habitus, lateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23639)

cavisattenfphabl23639BB.tif

Cavisternum attenboroughi, female sternum, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23639)

cavisattenfpstev23639BB.tif

Cavisternum attenboroughi, female habitus, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23639)

cavisattenfphabv23639BB.tif

 

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Cavisternum attenboroughi 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 00023639  AUSTRALIA  Northern Territory    Fish River Station, F 26, Heath woodland on sandstone  1 Adult Female  Allotype    -14.04750; 130.76638  heathland, litter  22 Apr 2012  R. Whyte  QM 
PBI_OON 00023638  AUSTRALIA  Northern Territory    Fish River Station, F 26, Heath woodland on sandstone  1 Adult Male  Holotype    -14.04750; 130.76638  heathland, litter  22 Apr 2012  R. Whyte  QM 
PBI_OON 00023646  AUSTRALIA  Northern Territory    Fish River STN B5a  1 Adult Male      -14.07388; 130.78583  vine thicket and eucalypt among boulders, litter  22 Apr 2012  R. Raven  QM 
PBI_OON 00023640  AUSTRALIA  Northern Territory    Fish River Station, F 26, Heath woodland on sandstone  1 Adult Female      -14.04750; 130.76638  heathland, litter  22 Apr 2012  R. Whyte  QM 


 
 
 
 
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