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Oonopoides pallidulus       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 21107). Total length 1.55. 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, anterior portion with single, strongly protuberant ledge. 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): tibiae: III p0-0-1; v0-1p-1p; r1-0-1; IV p1-0-1; v0-0-2; r1-0-1; metatarsi: III v0-2-2; r1-0-1; IV p1-0-1; v0-1p-2; r1-0-1. 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 short, straight, embolus preceded dorsally by small lobe; 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 pallidulus, male sternum, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---21107)

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Oonopoides pallidulus, male palp, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---05699)

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Oonopoides pallidulus, male palp, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---05699)

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Oonopoides pallidulus, male palp, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---05699)

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Oonopoides pallidulus, male embolus, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---21107)

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Oonopoides pallidulus, male embolus, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---21107)

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Oonopoides pallidulus, male embolus, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---21107)

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Oonopoides pallidulus, male endites, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---21107)

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Oonopoides pallidulus, male endites, modified setae, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---21107)

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Oonopoides pallidulus, male palp, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---05697)

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Oonopoides pallidulus, male palp, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---05697)

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Oonopoides pallidulus, male palp, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---05697)

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            Female (PBI_OON 27479). 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): tibiae: III d0-1-0; p1-0-1; v0-0-2; r1-0-1; IV d0-1-0; p1-0-1; v0-1p-2; r1-0-1; metatarsi: III v0-1p-2; r0-0-1; IV p1-0-1; v0-2-2; r1-0-1. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Shape: anterior receptaculum tulip-shaped, on extremely narrow stalk, posterior receptaculum with pair of large ducts.
Oonopoides pallidulus, female abdomen, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---27479)

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Oonopoides pallidulus, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---27479)

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Oonopoides pallidulus, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---27479)

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Oonopoides pallidulus, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---27479)

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Oonopoides pallidulus 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 00005487  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Forest Preserve  1 Adult Male      8.86170; -79.79000    14 Feb 1958  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00001629  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Female  Holotype  83  9.16667; -79.85000    01 Jun 1934  unknown  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00005696  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Forest Preserve  1 Adult Male      8.86170; -79.79000    08 Jan 1958  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00027464  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Female      9.15472; -79.84806    06 May 1964  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00005686  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Forest Preserve  1 Adult Female      8.86170; -79.79000    14 Feb 1958  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00027466  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Forest Preserve  3 Adult Female      8.86170; -79.79000    29 Jan 1958  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00027476  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  2 Adult Female      9.15472; -79.84806    01 Jul 1954  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00031080  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Female      9.15472; -79.84806    01 Jun 1950  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00027468  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Forest Preserve  1 Adult Female      8.86170; -79.79000    28 Feb 1958  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00005685  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Forest Preserve  1 Adult Female      8.86170; -79.79000    08 Jan 1958  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00005697  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Forest Preserve  1 Adult Male      8.86170; -79.79000    08 Jan 1958  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00027478  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Female      9.15472; -79.84806    18 May 1964  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00021108  PANAMA  Colon    Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone  1 Adult Female      9.15472; -79.84806  Pseudobombax flowers  19 Feb 1975  unknown  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00027806  PANAMA  Colon    Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone  2 Adult Female    179  9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  12 Dec 1976  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00027811  PANAMA  Colon    Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone  1 Adult Male    179  9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  20 Jun 1976  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00027813  PANAMA  Colon    Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone  1 Adult Male    179  9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  24 Aug 1975  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00027807  PANAMA  Colon    Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone  1 Adult Female    179  9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  30 Jan 1977  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00027804  PANAMA  Colon    Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone  1 Adult Female    179  9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  17 Aug 1975  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00027809  PANAMA  Colon    Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone  2 Adult Female    179  9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  27 Jun 1977  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00010592  PANAMA  Colon    Parque Nacional Soberania, Pipline Road, 0.5 km S Rio Frijolito  1 Adult Male      9.14793; -79.72935  rainforest, Leaf Litter  08 Jan 2008  B. Butterfield, M. Draney  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00027803  PANAMA  Colon    Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone  1 Adult Male    179  9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  22 Feb 1976  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00027808  PANAMA  Colon    Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone  1 Adult Male    179  9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  13 Sept 1975  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00027812  PANAMA  Colon    Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone  1 Adult Female    179  9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  25 Jul 1977  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00027801  PANAMA  Colon    Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone  1 Adult Female    179  9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  17 Feb 1976  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00027807  PANAMA  Colon    Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone  1 Adult Male    179  9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  30 Jan 1977  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00027812  PANAMA  Colon    Barro Colorado Island, Canal Zone  1 Adult Male    179  9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  25 Jul 1977  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00036768  PANAMA  Panama    Playa Corona  2 Adult Female      8.53041; -79.89299  litter  08 Aug 1983  J., F. Murphy  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00001065  PANAMA  Panama    Forest Preserve  1 Adult Male  Holotype    8.86170; -79.79000  litter  14 Feb 1958  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00021107  PANAMA  Panama    Forest Preserve  1 Adult Male  Paratype    8.86170; -79.79000  litter  21 Jan 1958  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00005694  PANAMA  Panama    Balboa  1 Adult Male      8.95422; -79.56049  litter  01 Aug 1936  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00027467  PANAMA  Panama    Summit Gardens  1 Adult Female      9.04201; -79.63052  litter  29 Jul 1954  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00005699  PANAMA  Panama    Summit Gardens  1 Adult Male      9.04201; -79.63052  litter  01 May 1964  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00027479  PANAMA  Panama    Summit Gardens  8 Adult Female      9.04201; -79.63052  litter  12 Aug 1954  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00010590  PANAMA  Panama    Parque Metropolitano, near canopy crane  1 Adult Female      8.99483; -79.54366  rainforest  30 Dec 2007  M. Draney, Grasse, M. Harvey, Osman, Rick, Sundance, Wepking  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010696  PANAMA  Panama    Parque Metropolitano, near canopy crane  1 Adult Female      8.99483; -79.54366  rainforest  30 Dec 2007  M. Draney, Grasse, M. Harvey, Osman, Rick, Sundance, Wepking  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00021101  PANAMA  Panama    Summit Gardens, Canal Zone  1 Adult Male  Paratype    9.04201; -79.63052  rainforest  01 May 1964  A. Chickering  MCZ 


 
 
 
 
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