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Varioonops ramila       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 37759). Total length 1.38. CEPHALOTHORAX: Sternum sternum surface loosely and coarsely granulated; lateral margin grooves not examined. Endites endites posteromedian with broad triangular projection. ABDOMEN: dorsum soft portions dark purple to brown ground color with wide dark purple netlike pattern, cardiac mark pale, posteriorly with four posteriad pale lines. Postepigastric scutum posterior margin moderately concave. Spinneret scutum divided into two plates. Colulus small plate with two setae. Spinnerets: ALS: not examined; PMS: not examined; PLS: not examined. LEGS: Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): femora: I p0-1-1; tibiae: I v4-2-2; II v4-2-1p; metatarsi: I, II p1-0-0; v2-2-2. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Palp embolus tube-shaped, elongated, evenly curved prolaterad, dorsally moderately carinated; tip with simple oval opening and distally elongated plate; cymbium distinct cone-shaped receptor dorsodistally on cymbium present, tarsal organ 2 sensilla; bulb distal part conductor lamelliform, originating ventroprolaterally on same base as embolus, bent prolaterad, distally narrowing, with pointed tip, moderately shorter than embolus.
Varioonops ramila, male abdomen, anterior view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

varioramilmpabda37759AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, male abdomen, dorsal view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

varioramilmpabdd37759AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, male abdomen, lateral view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

varioramilmpabdl37759AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, male abdomen, ventral view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

varioramilmpabdv37759AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, male carapace, anterior view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

varioramilmpcara37759AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, male carapace, dorsal view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

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Varioonops ramila, male carapace, lateral view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

varioramilmpcarl37759AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, male habitus, dorsal view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

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Varioonops ramila, male palp, dorsal view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

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Varioonops ramila, male palp, prolateral view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

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Varioonops ramila, male palp, retrolateral view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

varioramilmppalr37759AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, male sternum, ventral view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

varioramilmpstev37759AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, male bulb, dorsal view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

varioramilmsbuld37759AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, male cymbium, dorsal view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

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Varioonops ramila, male embolus, dorsal view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

varioramilmsembd37759AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, male embolus, prolateral view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

varioramilmsembp37759AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, male embolus, retrolateral view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

varioramilmsembr37759AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, male embolus opening, dorsal view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

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Varioonops ramila, male embolus opening, prolateral view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

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Varioonops ramila, male palp, dorsal view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

varioramilmspald37759AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, male palp, retrolateral view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

varioramilmspalr37759AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, male palp, prolateral view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

varioramilmspalp37759AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, male tarsal organ, palp, dorsal view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---37759)

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            Female (PBI_OON 10405). Total length 1.70. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace indistinct darkened radial stripes present. Sternum sternum surface loosely and coarsely granulated; lateral margin grooves not examined(sternum fused to carapace? uncertain). Female palp spines absent. ABDOMEN: dorsum soft portions dark purple ground color with close meshed and wide dark purple netlike pattern, cardiac mark pale, posteriorly with four indistinct posteriad pale lines. Book lung covers posterior spiracles connected by posterior rim of postepigastric scutum. Spinneret scutum divided into two plates. Colulus small plate with two setae. Spinnerets: ALS: not examined; PMS: not examined; PLS: not examined. LEGS: tibiae emerit's glands not examined. Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): femora: I p0-1-1; II p0-0-1; tibiae: I p1-0-0; v4-2-2; r1-0-0; II v4-2-2; metatarsi: I, II p1-0-0; v2-2-2. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Ventral view: epigastric region inconspicuous, anterior and posterior sclerite and plate moderately visible through the epigastric and postepigastric scuta. Dorsal view: large plate with lateral moderately bent extensions, median protruding and covering anterior genitalic process, protruding part longer than wide; anterior genitalic process long stalked with bulbous enlarged apex, as long as posterior genitalic process (receptaculum), originating from a smaller plate, field of filiform glands at base of anterior genitalic process; posterior genitalic process with short connecting duct, distally subspherical, bearing glands..
Varioonops ramila, female abdomen, anterior view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---10405)

varioramilfpabda10405AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, female abdomen, dorsal view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---10405)

varioramilfpabdd10405AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, female abdomen, lateral view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---10405)

varioramilfpabdl10405AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, female abdomen, ventral view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---10405)

varioramilfpabdv10405AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, female carapace, dorsal view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---10405)

varioramilfpcard10405AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, female carapace, lateral view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---10405)

varioramilfpcarl10405AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, female epigastric sclerite, dorsal view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---10405)

varioramilfpegsd10405AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---10405)

varioramilfpifgd10405AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, female sternum, ventral view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---10405)

varioramilfpstev10405AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, female carapace, anterior view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---10405)

varioramilfpcara10405AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, female abdomen, anterior view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---49176)

varioramilfpabda49176AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, female abdomen, dorsal view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---49176)

varioramilfpabdd49176AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, female abdomen, lateral view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---49176)

varioramilfpabdl49176AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, female abdomen, ventral view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---49176)

varioramilfpabdv49176AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, female epigastric sclerite, dorsal view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---49176)

varioramilfpegsd49176AO.tif

Varioonops ramila, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by AO, specimen ID: ---49176)

varioramilfpifgd49176AO.tif

 

DISTRIBUTION

COSTA RICA ; PANAMA
Varioonops ramila 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 00049176  COSTA RICA  Limon    Veragua Rainforest, Los Gigantes  1 Adult Female    400  9.92139; -83.19056  rainforest  17 Mar 2009  M. Solis, B. Hernandez  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00010157  PANAMA  Bocas del Toro    Almirante  2 Adult Male  Holotype    9.30030; -82.40214  Forest floor litter  01 Apr 1959  H. Dybas  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010397  PANAMA  Bocas del Toro    Almirante  1 Adult Male      9.30030; -82.40214  litter  27 Mar 1959  H. Dybas  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00037759  PANAMA  Bocas del Toro    Almirante, trail to dam on Nigua Creek  2 Adult Male    9.30030; -82.40214  litter  30 Mar 1959  H. Dybas  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010405  PANAMA  Bocas del Toro    Almirante, trail to dam on Nigua Creek  1 Adult Female    9.30030; -82.40214  litter  23 Mar 1959  H. Dybas  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010401  PANAMA  Bocas del Toro    Almirante, trail to dam on Nigua Creek  1 Adult Male    9.30030; -82.40214  palm debris on ground  31 Mar 1959  H. Dybas  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010577  PANAMA  Bocas del Toro    Almirante  1 Adult Male      9.30030; -82.40214  Forest floor litter  26 Mar 1959  H. Dybas  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010157  PANAMA  Bocas del Toro    Almirante  1 Adult Female  Paratype    9.30030; -82.40214  Forest floor litter  01 Apr 1959  H. Dybas  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010396  PANAMA  Bocas del Toro    Almirante  1 Adult Male      9.30030; -82.40214  decaying palm fruit stalk and sublitter on ground  26 Mar 1959  H. Dybas  FMNH 


 
 
 
 
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