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Oonopoides cartago       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 3601). Total length 1.53. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace yellow, without any pattern, elongated hexagonal in dorsal view, pars cephalica slightly elevated in lateral view, anteriorly narrowed to between 0.5 and 0.75 times its maximum width, with angular posterolateral corners, posterolateral edge without pits, posterior margin not bulging below posterior rim, anterolateral corners with slightly sclerotized triangular 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, rebordered, without denticles; plumose setae near posterior margin of pars thoracica absent; non-marginal pars cephalica setae light, needle-like, present, scattered; non-marginal pars thoracica setae light, needle-like; marginal setae light, needle-like. Clypeus margin slightly rebordered, curved downwards in front view, vertical in lateral view, low, ALE separated from edge of carapace by less than their radius, median projection absent; setae present, light, needle-like. Chilum divided. Eyes six, well developed, ALE largest, ALE oval, PME squared, PLE oval; posterior eye row recurved from above, procurved from front; ALE separated by their radius to diameter, ALE-PLE separated by less than ALE radius, PME touching throughout most of their length, PLE-PME separated by less than PME radius. Sternum longer than wide, yellow, uniform, not fused to carapace, median concavity absent, with radial furrows between coxae I-II, II-III, III-IV, furrow wrinkled, 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 absent, lateral margins unmodified, without posterior hump; setae sparse, light, needle-like, densest laterally, originating from surface, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium yellow. 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 light, needle-like, densest medially; paturon inner margin with scattered setae, distal region unmodified, posterior surface unmodified, promargin with row of flattened setae, inner margin unmodified, laminate groove absent. Labium triangular, fused to sternum, anterior margin 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, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization, with very short protuberant lobe. ABDOMEN: cylindrical, 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, ovoid, without setae, anterolateral edge unmodified. Posterior spiracles connected by groove. Pedicel tube short, unmodified, scuto-pedicel region unmodified, scutum absent, but abdomen not extending anterior 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 weakly sclerotized, not surrounding pedicel, not protruding, small lateral sclerites absent. Postepigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, yellow, short, only around epigastric furrow, not fused to epigastric scutum, anterior margin unmodified, without posteriorly directed lateral apodemes. Spinneret scutum absent. Dorsum setae present, light, needle-like. Epigastric area setae uniform, light, needle-like. Postepigastric area setae present, light, needle-like. Dense patch of setae anterior to spinnerets absent. Colulus present. LEGS: yellow, without color pattern; femur IV not thickened, same size as femora I-III, patella plus tibia I shorter than carapace, tibia I unmodified, 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 spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): femora: III, IV d0-0-1; tibiae: III p1-0-1; v1p-0-2; r1-0-1; IV d0-1-0; p0-1-1; v1p-1p-2; r0-1-0; metatarsi: III v0-1p-2; r0-0-1; IV d1-0-1; p0-0-1; v0-0-2; r0-0-1. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Tarsi I to IV without inferior claw. Trichobothria not examined. 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 yellow; embolus light, prolateral excavation absent, basal projection flattened, straight, embolus tip relatively short; 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 yellow, ovoid in dorsal view, completely fused with bulb, no seam visible, not extending beyond distal tip of bulb, plumose setae absent, without stout setae, without distal patch of setae; bulb yellow, 1 to 1.5 times as long as cymbium, stout, middle part constricted.
Oonopoides cartago, male sternum, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---03601)

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Oonopoides cartago, male palp, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---03601)

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Oonopoides cartago, male palp, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---03601)

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Oonopoides cartago, male palp, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---03601)

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Oonopoides cartago, male embolus, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---05698)

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Oonopoides cartago, male embolus, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---05698)

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Oonopoides cartago, male embolus, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---05698)

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Oonopoides cartago, male bulb, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---03601)

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Oonopoides cartago, male bulb, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---03601)

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Oonopoides cartago, male bulb, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---03601)

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Oonopoides cartago, male embolus, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---03601)

Opoidcartamsembp03601LE.tif

Oonopoides cartago, male embolus, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---03601)

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Oonopoides cartago, male embolus, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---03601)

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Oonopoides cartago, male endites, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---03601)

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Oonopoides cartago, male endites, modified setae, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---03601)

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            Female (PBI_OON 5698). Total length 1.83. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: Epigastric scutum without lateral joints. LEGS: Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): femora: III d0-0-1; tibiae: III p0-0-1; v0-1p-2; r0-0-1; IV d0-1-0; p0-1-0; v1p-0-2; r0-1-0; metatarsi: III v0-1p-2; r1-0-1; IV p1-0-1; v1p-0-2; r1-0-1. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Shape: anterior receptaculum ovoid, on posteriorly narrowed stalk, posterior receptaculum with elongated ducts enveloping median sclerotization.
Oonopoides cartago, female abdomen, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---05698)

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Oonopoides cartago, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---05698)

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Oonopoides cartago, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---05698)

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Oonopoides cartago, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---05698)

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Oonopoides cartago, female epigynum, epigynal area, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---30970)

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Oonopoides cartago, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---30970)

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Oonopoides cartago, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---30970)

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DISTRIBUTION

COSTA RICA ; PANAMA
Oonopoides cartago 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 00027816  COSTA RICA  Cartago    La Chonta km 54 on interamericana  1 Adult Female    2500  9.71666; -83.93333  forest, litter and moss  26 Mar 1999  J. Zujko-Miller  USNM 
PBI_OON 00029400  COSTA RICA  Cartago    Turrialba  1 Adult Male      9.90181; -83.68470  forest, litter and moss  07 Aug 1965  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00027815  COSTA RICA  Cartago    Reserva Forestal de Rio Macho, km 70 on interamericana  2 Adult Female    2850  9.65000; -83.85000  Bog, litter and moss  22 Mar 1999  J. Zujko-Miller  USNM 
PBI_OON 00027815  COSTA RICA  Cartago    Reserva Forestal de Rio Macho, km 70 on interamericana  2 Adult Male    2850  9.65000; -83.85000  Bog, litter and moss  22 Mar 1999  J. Zujko-Miller  USNM 
PBI_OON 00030990  COSTA RICA  Cartago    Cerca Estacion CATIE, camino a Cuerici  1 Adult Male    2750  9.89655; -83.65745  Bog, litter and moss  15 Feb 1998  R. Anderson, C. Viquez  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00027814  COSTA RICA  Cartago    La Chonta km 54 on interamericana  1 Adult Male  Holotype  2500  9.71666; -83.93333  Bog, litter and moss  26 Mar 1999  J. Zujko-Miller  USNM 
PBI_OON 00010627  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    5 km SW Finca Las Cruces, La Fila  3 Juvenile sex unknown    1433  8.78937; -82.98133  Bog, litter and moss  15 Mar 1973  J. Wagner, J. Kethley  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010604  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    Estacion Biologica, Finca Las Cruces, San Vito  1 Adult Female    1219  8.76667; -82.96667  leaf mold  15 Mar 1973  J. Wagner, J. Kethley  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00038415  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    5 km SW Finca Las Cruces, La Fila  1 Adult Female    1433  8.78937; -82.98133  leaf mold  15 Mar 1973  J. Wagner, J. Kethley  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00003601  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    3 km S Palmar Norte  5 Adult Male    100  8.93634; -83.45631  tropical wet forest, litter  24 May 1987  D. Ubick  CDU 
PBI_OON 00030975  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    Osa Peninsula, Rancho Quemado  1 Adult Female      8.67917; -83.56667  tropical wet forest, litter  12 Feb 1998  F. Quesada  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00010627  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    5 km SW Finca Las Cruces, La Fila  1 Adult Male    1433  8.78937; -82.98133  tropical wet forest, litter  15 Mar 1973  J. Wagner, J. Kethley  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00038415  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    5 km SW Finca Las Cruces, La Fila  1 Adult Male    1433  8.78937; -82.98133  tropical wet forest, litter  15 Mar 1973  J. Wagner, J. Kethley  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00003601  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    3 km S Palmar Norte  1 Adult Female    100  8.93634; -83.45631  tropical wet forest, litter  24 May 1987  D. Ubick  CDU 
PBI_OON 00030974  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    Osa Peninsula, Rincón de Osa, Fundación Neotrópica  2 Adult Female      8.80833; -83.52500  litter  01 Jun 2001  R. Anderson, C. Viquez  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00003602  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    3 km NE Golfito  1 Adult Male    100  8.66471; -83.15184  tropical wet forest, under logs  22 May 1987  D. Ubick  CDU 
PBI_OON 00010605  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    5 km W Rincon de Osa, Osa Peninsula, Tropical Science Center  1 Adult Female    50  8.70000; -83.53000  tropical wet forest, Leaf Litter  25 Mar 1973  J. Wagner, J. Kethley  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010645  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    5 km SW Finca Las Cruces, La Fila  1 Adult Male    1433  8.78937; -82.98133  tropical wet forest, Leaf Litter  21 Mar 1973  J. Wagner, J. Kethley  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00003613  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    3 km W Madrigal, Parque Nacional Corcovado  1 Adult Female      8.45083; -83.54429  tropical wet forest, litter  20 May 1987  D. Ubick  CDU 
PBI_OON 00030973  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    Osa Peninsula, Estacion Sirena, Sendero Espavel  1 Adult Female      8.47556; -83.59639  litter  12 Feb 2001  A. Azofeifa  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00003605  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    3 km NE Golfito  1 Adult Female    100  8.66471; -83.15184  tropical wet forest, litter  22 May 1987  D. Ubick  CDU 
PBI_OON 00010029  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    Estacion Biologica, Finca Las Cruces, San Vito  1 Adult Female    1219  8.76667; -82.96667  banana litter  16 Mar 1973  J. Wagner, J. Kethley  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010651  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    Estacion Biologica, Finca Las Cruces, San Vito  1 Adult Male    1219  8.76667; -82.96667  leaf mold  16 Mar 1973  J. Wagner, J. Kethley  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00049185  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    La Lucha, Cerro Amuo, base camp for INBio Darwin Project  1 Adult Female    1500  9.11439; -83.09342  leaf mold  19 Feb 2008  C. Viquez  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00030970  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    Isla del Coco, Cerro Pelon  1 Adult Female    400  5.53194; -87.07916  leaf mold  03 May 2002  A. Azofeifa  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00003604  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    8 km W Puerto Jimenez  2 Adult Female    100  8.53636; -83.37831  tropical wet forest, litter  19 May 1987  D. Ubick  CDU 
PBI_OON 00030988  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    Osa Peninsula, Estacion Sirena  1 Adult Male      8.48005; -83.58926  mantillo  12 Feb 2001  A. Azofeifa  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00003603  COSTA RICA  San Jose    Braulio Carrillo N.P., Send. Nat.  2 Adult Male    1100  10.15990; -83.97443  cloud forest  28 Apr 1983  D. Ubick  CDU 
PBI_OON 00010181  PANAMA  Chiriqui    Cerro Colorado  1 Adult Female    1225  8.51667; -82.53333  cloud forest  15 Jan 1981  W. Suter  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00021111  PANAMA  Chiriqui    nr. Rio Sereno: Renacimiento mtn  1 Adult Female      8.81667; -82.86667  Leaf Litter  10 Aug 1983  L. Sorkin  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00005698  PANAMA  Chiriqui    Boquete  4 Adult Female      8.78614; -82.43443  Leaf Litter  04 Aug 1954  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00010139  PANAMA  Chiriqui    Cerro Colorado  1 Adult Female    1220  8.51667; -82.53333  under bamboo  07 Jan 1981  W. Suter  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010180  PANAMA  Chiriqui    Cerro Colorado  1 Adult Male    1200  8.51667; -82.53333  grass litter  08 Jan 1981  W. Suter  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010164  PANAMA  Chiriqui    Cerro Colorado  1 Adult Female    1290  8.51667; -82.53333  bamboo litter  17 Jan 1981  W. Suter  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010181  PANAMA  Chiriqui    Cerro Colorado  2 Adult Male    1225  8.51667; -82.53333  bamboo litter  15 Jan 1981  W. Suter  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010170  PANAMA  Chiriqui    Cerro Colorado  1 Adult Female    1220  8.51667; -82.53333  bamboo litter  12 Jan 1981  W. Suter  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00038414  PANAMA  Chiriqui    2 km S Cuernavaca Camp, Rincon Valley  1 Adult Female    750  8.47066; -82.28155  treehole-like litter, base of riddled tree  16 Jan 1981  W. Suter  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010139  PANAMA  Chiriqui    Cerro Colorado  1 Adult Male    1220  8.51667; -82.53333  under bamboo  07 Jan 1981  W. Suter  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00036761  PANAMA  Chiriqui    5 mi W Hato del Volcan  1 Adult Female    1000  8.77029; -82.74331  under bamboo  10 Aug 1983  J., F. Murphy  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00010167  PANAMA  Chiriqui    Cerro Colorado  1 Adult Female    1220  8.51667; -82.53333  litter  05 Jan 1981  W. Suter  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010183  PANAMA  Chiriqui    Cerro Colorado  1 Adult Female    1220  8.51667; -82.53333  litter  12 Jan 1981  W. Suter  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010151  PANAMA  Chiriqui    3.5 km E Escopeta  1 Adult Female    1856  8.56666; -81.83333  litter  13 Jun 1980  J. Wagner  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00001673  PANAMA  Chiriqui    5.9 km E Cerro Punto, P.N. Volcan Baru  1 Adult Female    2400  8.85006; -82.51327  forest litter  14 Jun 1995  R. Anderson  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00021110  PANAMA  Chiriqui    Nr. Bajo Boquete: Pate de Machu Mtn  1 Adult Female      8.77472; -82.43194  Leaf Litter  11 Aug 1983  L. Sorkin  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00010167  PANAMA  Chiriqui    Cerro Colorado  1 Adult Male    1220  8.51667; -82.53333  litter  05 Jan 1981  W. Suter  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010183  PANAMA  Chiriqui    Cerro Colorado  1 Adult Male    1220  8.51667; -82.53333  litter  12 Jan 1981  W. Suter  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010169  PANAMA  Chiriqui    Cerro Colorado  1 Adult Male    1235  8.52464; -82.53935  litter  26 Jan 1981  W. Suter  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010165  PANAMA  Chiriqui    Cerro Colorado  1 Adult Female    1290  8.51667; -82.53333  litter  13 Jan 1981  W. Suter  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00005698  PANAMA  Chiriqui    Boquete  4 Adult Male      8.78614; -82.43443  litter  04 Aug 1954  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00010165  PANAMA  Chiriqui    Cerro Colorado  2 Adult Male    1290  8.51667; -82.53333  litter  13 Jan 1981  W. Suter  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010194  PANAMA  Chiriqui    Escopeta, N along Rio Escopeta  1 Adult Male    860  8.53618; -81.80458  coffee plantation  09 Jan 1981  W. Suter  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010187  PANAMA  Chiriqui    Cerro Colorado  1 Adult Male    1290  8.51667; -82.53333  moss  17 Jan 1981  W. Suter  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010163  PANAMA  Chiriqui    Escopeta, N along Rio Escopeta  1 Adult Male    860  8.53618; -81.80458  coffee plantation, rotten log  09 Jan 1981  W. Suter  FMNH 


 
 
 
 
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