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Basibulbus concepcion       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 40657). Total length 2.28. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace orange-brown, without any pattern, broadly oval in dorsal view, pars cephalica slightly elevated in lateral view, anteriorly narrowed to 0.49 times its maximum width or less, with angular 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 strongly reticulate, sides strongly reticulate, thorax without depressions, fovea absent, without radiating rows of pits; lateral margin undulate, rebordered, without denticles; plumose setae near posterior margin of pars thoracica absent; non-marginal pars cephalica setae needle-like, present in one row; non-marginal pars thoracica setae needle-like; marginal setae needle-like. Clypeus margin slightly rebordered, curved downwards 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 undivided. Eyes six, well developed, all subequal, ALE oval, PLE oval; posterior eye row recurved from above; ALE separated by their radius to diameter, ALE-PLE separated by less than ALE radius, PME touching for less than half their length, 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 smooth, radial furrow opposite coxae III absent, surface smooth, without pits, microsculpture absent, 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 present, lateral margins unmodified, without posterior hump; setae sparse, needle-like, evenly scattered, originating from small pits, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium orange-brown. Chelicerae straight; fangs without tooth-like projections, directed medially, shape normal, without prominent basal process, tip unmodified; setae needle-like, evenly scattered; paturon inner margin with scattered setae, distal region unmodified, posterior surface unmodified. Labium triangular, not fused to sternum, anterior margin indented at middle, same as sternum in sclerotization; with 1 or 2 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 present posteriorly; dorsum soft portions white, without color pattern. Book lung covers large, elliptical, without setae, anterolateral edge unmodified. Posterior spiracles not connected by groove. Pedicel tube short, ribbed, scuto-pedicel region with paired curved scutal ridges, 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, brown, covering full length of abdomen, no soft tissue visible from above, fused to epigastric scutum, middle surface strongly punctate, sides strongly punctate, anterior half without projecting denticles, with darker spots at middle and lateral areas; variable color and pattern intensity between specimens. Epigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, surrounding pedicel, slightly protuding, small lateral sclerites absent. Postepigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, dark red-brown, long, semicircular, covering nearly full length 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. Colulus present, replaced by three setae. LEGS: orange-brown, without color pattern; femur IV not thickened, same size as femora I-III, patella plus tibia I near as long as carapace, tibia I unmodified, tibia IV ventral scopula absent, metatarsi I and II meso-apical comb absent, metatarsi III and IV weak ventral scopula present. Leg spines absent. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Tarsi I to IV without inferior claw. Trichobothria examined with SEM; base rounded, aperture internal texture not grate-like, hood smooth. Tarsal organ one sensilla. GENITALIA: Epigastric region with sperm pore large, oval, situated between anterior and posterior spiracles, unmodified; furrow without omega-shaped insertions, without setae. Palp normal size, not strongly sclerotized, right and left palps symmetrical, proximal segments yellow; embolus light, prolateral excavation absent, embolus longer as cymbium, narrowing towards distal end; distal portion of embolus slightly enlarged into a triangular structure; 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 trichobothria not examined; cymbium pale orange, narrow in dorsal view, not fused with bulb, extending beyond distal tip of bulb, plumose setae absent, without stout setae, with distal patch of setae; bulb pale orange, shorter than cymbium, stout, spherical, bulb inserted at cymbium basal portion.
Basibulbus concepcion, male habitus, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---26037)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male habitus, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male habitus, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male habitus, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male carapace, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male carapace, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male carapace, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male carapace, posterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male sternum, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male abdomen, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male abdomen, lateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male abdomen, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male palp, prolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---26036)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male palp, anterior view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---26036)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male palp, retrolateral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---26036)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male palp, dorsal view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---26036)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male palp, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---26036)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male embolus, ventral view (image by RO, specimen ID: ---40657)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male carapace, dorsal view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male carapace, anterior view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male coxa I, dorsal view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male pedicel, dorsal view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male sternum, ventral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male endites, ventral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male palpal tibia, dorsal view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male palp, retrolateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male embolus, retrolateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male clypeus, anterior view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male claws, leg IV, lateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male claw tuft, leg IV, anterior view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male leg IV, lateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male metatarsus III, dorsal view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male metatarsus IV, dorsal view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male metatarsus III, lateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male tarsus I, ventral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male tarsus III, dorsal view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male tarsus IV, lateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male tibia III, lateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male tarsal organ, leg IV, dorsal view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male tarsal organ, leg IV, lateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male trichobothrium, tibia II, dorsal view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male trichobothrium, tibia II, lateral view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male trichobothrium, palpal tibia, dorsal view (image by XB, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male bulb, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---26036)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male palp, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---26036)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male palp, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---26036)

Basibconcemppalr26036LE.tif

Basibulbus concepcion, male palp, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---26036)

Basibconcemppalv26036LE.tif

Basibulbus concepcion, male embolus, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---26036)

Basibconcempembp26036LE.tif

Basibulbus concepcion, male embolus, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---26036)

Basibconcempembr26036LE.tif

Basibulbus concepcion, male embolus, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---26036)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male leg II, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male tarsal organ, leg II, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male tarsal organ, leg II, lateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male leg III, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---26039)

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Basibulbus concepcion, male tarsal organ, leg III, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---26039)

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DISTRIBUTION

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Basibulbus concepcion 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 00026037  CHILE  Bio-Bio - Region VIII  Concepcion  Estero Nonquen  1 Adult Male      -36.82086; -73.01655  humus  16 Apr 1977  T. Cekalovic  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00026036  CHILE  Bio-Bio - Region VIII  Concepcion  Cerro Caracol (Mirador Aleman)  1 Adult Male      -36.83416; -73.04778  humus  28 Nov 1993  T. Cekalovic  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00040657  CHILE  Bio-Bio - Region VIII  Concepcion  Cerro Manquimávida  1 Adult Male  Holotype    -36.92342; -73.00961  humus  22 Dec 1994  T. Cekalovic  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00026039  CHILE  Bio-Bio - Region VIII  Concepcion  Cerro Manquimávida  1 Adult Male      -36.92342; -73.00961  humus  22 Dec 1994  T. Cekalovic  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00026038  CHILE  Bio-Bio - Region VIII  Concepcion  Cerro Caracol (Mirador Aleman)  1 Adult Male      -36.83416; -73.04778  humus  28 Nov 1993  T. Cekalovic  AMNH 


 
 
 
 
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