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Orchestina quasimodo       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 38005). Total length 1.24. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace orange, with net-shaped pattern, ovoid in dorsal view, pars cephalica strongly 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, curved downwards 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 longer than wide, pale orange, 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, net pattern; setae sparse, dark, needle-like, evenly scattered, originating from surface, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium pale orange. Chelicerae straight, anterior face unmodified; 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 absent, 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 pale white, with gray netlike 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 long setae. Dense patch of setae anterior to spinnerets absent. Colulus present. LEGS: yellow, without color pattern; femur IV thickened, much larger than femora I-III, patella plus tibia I longer than carapace, 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, tibiae proximal part swollen and with a row of prolateral strong setae. Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): metatarsi: IV p0-0-1; r0-0-1. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Tarsi I to IV without inferior claw. Trichobothria examined with Stereo microscope; metatarsus: each with 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 light, 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 trichobothria not examined; 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, sperm duct with one loop.
Orchestina quasimodo, male habitus, lateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male habitus, ventral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male carapace, lateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male habitus, dorsal view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male palp, dorsal view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male palp, prolateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male palp, prolateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male palp, retrolateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male eye group, lateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male habitus, lateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male setae, pars thoracica, lateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male carapace, lateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male eye group, anterior view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male tibia I, prolateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male tibia I, lateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male sternum, ventral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male carapace, dorsal view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male tibia I, ventral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male tarsal organ, leg I, dorsal view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male endites, ventral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male chelicerae, lateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male palp, retrolateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male tarsal organ, palp, dorsal view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male ALS, dorsal view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male PMS, dorsal view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, male PLS, dorsal view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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            Female (PBI_OON 38005). Total length 1.58. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace pars cephalica slightly elevated in lateral view. Eyes posterior eye row slightly recurved in front view. Sternum net pattern. Endites serrula present in single row. 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: tibia I unmodified. Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): metatarsi: IV p0-0-1; r0-0-1. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria examined with Stereo microscope.
Orchestina quasimodo, female habitus, dorsal view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---50040)

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Orchestina quasimodo, female habitus, ventral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---50040)

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Orchestina quasimodo, female abdomen, ventral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---01109)

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Orchestina quasimodo, female habitus, lateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---50040)

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Orchestina quasimodo, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, female internal female genitalia, lateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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Orchestina quasimodo, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---38005)

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DISTRIBUTION

USA
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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 00001132  USA  California  Orange  12 min. E Capistrano. Nr Riverside Co. line  1 Adult Female      ;     30 Mar 1960  W. Gertsch, W. Ivie, R. Schrammel  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00050040  USA  California  Riverside  1 1/2 mi S. Temecula (just SW Temecula river underpass)  1 Adult Male  Holotype  305  ;     01 Apr 1976  W. Icenogle  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00038005  USA  California  Riverside  1 1/2 mi S. Temecula (just SW Temecula river underpass)  3 Juvenile sex unknown    305  ;     01 Apr 1976  W. Icenogle  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00038005  USA  California  Riverside  1 1/2 mi S. Temecula (just SW Temecula river underpass)  5 Adult Male  Paratype  305  ;     01 Apr 1976  W. Icenogle  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00050040  USA  California  Riverside  1 1/2 mi S. Temecula (just SW Temecula river underpass)  1 Adult Female  Paratype  305  ;     01 Apr 1976  W. Icenogle  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00038005  USA  California  Riverside  1 1/2 mi S. Temecula (just SW Temecula river underpass)  8 Adult Female  Paratype  305  ;     01 Apr 1976  W. Icenogle  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00001109  USA  California  San Luis Obispo  Reservoir Cayon  1 Adult Female      35.29192; -120.63100    15 Aug 1959  W. Gertsch, W. Ivie  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00001318  USA  California  Unknown  Near Prado Dam,Riverside Co  1 Adult Male      ;   litter  24 Mar 1956  I. Newell  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00001318  USA  California  Unknown  Near Prado Dam,Riverside Co  3 Adult Female      ;   litter  24 Mar 1956  I. Newell  AMNH 


 
 
 
 
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