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Orchestina catarina       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 30754). Total length 1.28. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace orange, without any pattern, ovoid in dorsal view, pars cephalica slightly elevated in lateral view, anteriorly narrowed to between 0.5 and 0.75 times its maximum width, 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 smooth, sides smooth, thorax without depressions, fovea absent, without radiating rows of pits; lateral margin straight, smooth, without denticles; plumose setae near posterior margin of pars thoracica absent; non-marginal pars cephalica setae dark, needle-like, present, scattered; non-marginal pars thoracica setae dark, needle-like; marginal setae absent. Clypeus margin unmodified, sinuous in front view, sloping forward in lateral view, high, ALE separated from edge of carapace by their radius or more, median projection absent; setae present, dark, needle-like. Chilum absent. Eyes six, well developed, posterior eye row slightly recurved in front view, PME largest, ALE circular, PME oval, PLE circular; posterior eye row recurved from above; ALE separated by more than their diameter, ALE-PLE touching, PME touching throughout most of their length, PLE-PME separated by PME radius to PME diameter. Sternum as long as wide, pale orange, uniform, not fused to carapace, median concavity absent, without radial furrows between coxae I-II, II-III, III-IV, radial furrow opposite coxae III absent, surface smooth, without pits, microsculpture covering entire surface, sickle-shaped structures absent, anterior margin unmodified, posterior margin extending posteriorly beyond anterior edges of coxae IV as single extension, 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, dark, needle-like, evenly scattered, originating from surface, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium pale orange. Chelicerae straight, anterior face with conical apophysis; without teeth on both promargin and retromargin; fangs without tooth-like projections, directed medially, shape normal, without prominent basal process, tip unmodified; setae dark, evenly scattered; paturon inner margin with scattered setae, distal region unmodified, inner margin unmodified. Labium rectangular, not fused to sternum, anterior margin not indented at middle, same as sternum in sclerotization; with 6 or more setae on anterior margin, subdistal portion with unmodified setae. Endites distally not excavated, serrula present in single row, anteromedian tip unmodified, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization. ABDOMEN: ovoid, without long posterior extension, rounded posteriorly, inter-scutal membrane rows of small sclerotized platelets absent posteriorly; dorsum soft portions white, without color pattern. Book lung covers large, round, without setae, anterolateral edge unmodified. Posterior spiracles not connected by groove. Pedicel tube medium, with fringe of setae, scuto-pedicel region unmodified, scutum absent, but abdomen extending anteriad of pedicel, plumose hairs absent, matted setae on anterior ventral abdomen in pedicel area absent, cuticular outgrowths near pedicel absent. Dorsal scutum absent. Epigastric scutum absent. Postepigastric scutum absent. Spinneret scutum absent. Dorsum setae present, dark, needle-like. Epigastric area setae uniform, dark, needle-like. Postepigastric area setae present, dark, needle-like. Spinneret scutum with fringe of needle-like setae. Dense patch of setae anterior to spinnerets absent. Colulus present. LEGS: yellow, without color pattern; patella plus tibia I shorter than carapace, tibia I unmodified. Leg spines absent. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Tarsi I to IV without inferior claw. Trichobothria examined with Stereo microscope; metatarsus: I one, III one. GENITALIA: Epigastric region with sperm pore not visible; 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; 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 with at least two trichobothria; cymbium pale orange, ovoid in dorsal view, not fused with bulb, not extending beyond distal tip of bulb, plumose setae absent, without stout setae, without distal patch of setae; bulb pale orange, more than 2 times as long as cymbium, stout, spherical.
Orchestina catarina, male carapace, dorsal view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---30754)

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Orchestina catarina, male carapace, lateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---30754)

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Orchestina catarina, male habitus, dorsal view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---30754)

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Orchestina catarina, male habitus, lateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---30754)

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Orchestina catarina, male habitus, ventral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---30754)

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Orchestina catarina, male palp, prolateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---30754)

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Orchestina catarina, male palp, dorsal view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---30754)

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Orchestina catarina, male palp, retrolateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---30754)

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Orchestina catarina, male palp, dorsal view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---30754)

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Orchestina catarina, male palp, prolateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---30754)

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            Female (PBI_OON 30754). Total length 1.37. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace pale orange. Clypeus curved downwards in front view. Eyes posterior eye row slightly recurved in front view. Mouthparts: Chelicerae anterior face unmodified. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: Epigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, not surrounding pedicel, not protruding, small lateral sclerites absent, without lateral joints. LEGS: femur IV thickened, much larger than femora I-III, tibia IV specialized hairs on ventral apex absent, tibia IV ventral scopula absent, metatarsi I and II meso-apical comb absent, metatarsi III and IV weak ventral scopula absent. Leg spines absent. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria examined with Stereo microscope; metatarsus: II one, IV one.
Orchestina catarina, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---30286)

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Orchestina catarina, female abdomen, ventral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---30286)

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Orchestina catarina, female habitus, dorsal view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---30754)

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Orchestina catarina, female habitus, lateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---30754)

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Orchestina catarina, female habitus, ventral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---30754)

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Orchestina catarina, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---30286)

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DISTRIBUTION

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Orchestina catarina 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 00014874  BRAZIL  Rio de Janeiro  Ilha Grande  Ensenada das Palmas  1 Adult Female    12  -23.15805; -44.13972    16 Jan 1996  M. Ramírez  MACN 
PBI_OON 00030272  BRAZIL  Rio de Janeiro  Volta Redonda  Floresta da Cicuta  1 Adult Female  Paratype  445  -22.52305; -44.10416    11 Jun 2001  Equipe Biota  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00042418  BRAZIL  Rio Grande do Sul  Sao Francisco de Paula  Floresta Nacional de Sao Francisco de Paula  1 Adult Female      -29.38333; -50.38333    01 Jan 2003  R. Baldissere  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00042233  BRAZIL  Santa Catarina  Blumenau  Parque Natural Municipal Nascentes do Garcia  1 Adult Male      -27.03916; -49.06888    21 Jan 2003  Equipe Biota  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00030754  BRAZIL  Santa Catarina  Paulo Lopes  Parque Estadual  1 Adult Male  Holotype    -27.91666; -48.70000    10 Jan 2003  Equipe Biota  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00042248  BRAZIL  Santa Catarina  Paulo Lopes  Parque Estadual do Tabuleiro  1 Adult Female      -27.91666; -48.70000    10 Jan 2003  Equipe Biota  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00030754  BRAZIL  Santa Catarina  Paulo Lopes  Parque Estadual  1 Adult Female  Paratype    -27.91666; -48.70000    10 Jan 2003  Equipe Biota  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00042235  BRAZIL  Santa Catarina  Paulo Lopes  Parque Estadual do Tabuleiro  1 Adult Female      -27.91666; -48.70000    10 Jan 2003  Equipe Biota  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00030281  BRAZIL  Sao Paulo  Ilhabela  Parque Estadual de Ilhabela  1 Adult Female  Paratype    -23.84277; -45.36083    09 Oct 2001  Equipe Biota  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00015095  BRAZIL  Sao Paulo  Ilhabela  Parque Estadual de Ilhabela  1 Adult Female      -23.84277; -45.36083    09 Oct 2001  Equipe Biota  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00042640  BRAZIL  Sao Paulo  Salesópolis  Barragem do Rio Paraitinga  1 Adult Female      -23.51667; -45.83333    11 Jun 2002  Equipe IBSP  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00030292  BRAZIL  Sao Paulo  São Paulo  Reserva CUASO, USP  1 Adult Female  Paratype  784  -23.56583; -46.73027    04 Aug 1999  R.P. Indicatti  IBSP 


 
 
 
 
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