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Costarina viejo       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 37006). Total length 2.01. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace orange-brown, without any pattern, ovoid in dorsal view, pars cephalica strongly elevated in lateral view, anteriorly narrowed to 0.49 times its maximum width or less, with rounded 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 strongly reticulate, sides granulate, thorax without depressions, fovea absent, posterior portion with U-shaped smooth area, 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 strongly rebordered, sinuous in front view, vertical in lateral view, high, ALE separated from edge of carapace by their radius or more, median projection absent; setae present, light, needle-like. Chilum undivided, small, triangular, fused to clypeus, seam present. Eyes six, well developed, ALE largest, ALE oval, PME squared, PLE oval; posterior eye row recurved from above, procurved from front; ALE separated by less than their radius, ALE-PLE separated by less than ALE radius, PME touching throughout most of their length, PLE-PME separated by less than PME radius. Sternum wider than long, orange-brown, uniform, not 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 everywhere but front, sickle-shaped structures absent, anterior margin with continuous transverse groove, posterior margin extending posteriorly beyond anterior edges of coxae IV as single extension, anterior corner unmodified, lateral margin with infra-coxal grooves and anterior and posterior openings, distance between coxae approximately equal, extensions of pre-coxal triangles absent, lateral margins with bridges to coxae, without posterior hump, with three transverse ridges connected by highly anastomosing longitudinal ridges; setae sparse, dark, needle-like, densest laterally, originating from surface, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium orange-brown. Chelicerae slightly divergent, anterior face with swelling; promargin with one tooth, retromargin without teeth; 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 pairs of enlarged setae, distal region unmodified, posterior surface unmodified, promargin with row of flattened setae, inner margin unmodified, laminate groove absent. Labium triangular, 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 excavated, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization, ventral process sharply pointed, dorsal process with arched tip. ABDOMEN: ovoid, 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 not connected by groove. Pedicel tube medium, ribbed, scuto-pedicel region unmodified, 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, orange-brown, without color pattern, covering full length of abdomen, no soft tissue visible from above, not fused to epigastric scutum, middle surface smooth, sides smooth, anterior half without projecting denticles. Epigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, surrounding pedicel, not protruding, small lateral sclerites absent. Postepigastric scutum strongly sclerotized, orange-brown, long, semicircular, covering nearly full length of abdominal length, fused to epigastric scutum, anterior margin unmodified, with short posteriorly directed lateral apodemes. Spinneret scutum present, incomplete ring. Dorsum setae present, light, needle-like. Epigastric area setae uniform, light, needle-like. Postepigastric area setae present, light, needle-like. Spinneret scutum with fringe of long setae. Dense patch of setae anterior to spinnerets absent. Interscutal membrane with setae. Colulus present. LEGS: pale orange, 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: I p0-0-2; r1-1-0; II p0-0-1; r0-1-0; tibiae: I v4-4-2; II v4-4-0; metatarsi: I v2-2-2; II v3-0-2. 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 small, oval, situated between anterior and posterior spiracles, rebordered; furrow without omega-shaped insertions, without setae. Palp normal size, not strongly sclerotized, right and left palps symmetrical, proximal segments pale orange; embolus dark, prolateral excavation absent, distal prong arched, ventral portion translucent, proximal prong narrow, abruptly bent at half its length; 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, elongated.
Costarina viejo, male embolus, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---29757)

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Costarina viejo, male embolus, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---29757)

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Costarina viejo, male embolus, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---29757)

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Costarina viejo, male palp, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---29757)

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Costarina viejo, male palp, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---29757)

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Costarina viejo, male palp, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---29757)

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            Female (PBI_OON 37006). Total length 2.22. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace posterior portion with U-shaped smooth area much smaller than in male. Chilum small, triangular, fused to clypeus, seam present. Sternum with three transverse ridges connected by highly anastomosing longitudinal ridges. Endites distally not excavated, anteromedian tip unmodified. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: Epigastric scutum without lateral joints. Postepigastric scutum almost semicircular. LEGS: Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): femora: I p0-0-2; r1-1-1; II p0-0-2; r1-1-0; tibiae: I v4-4-2; II v4-4-1p; metatarsi: I v2-2-2; II v3-0-2. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Shape: genital atrium with pair of dark sclerotizations at lateral margins.
Costarina viejo, female sternum, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51206)

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Costarina viejo, female abdomen, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51206)

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Costarina viejo, female abdomen, lateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51206)

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Costarina viejo, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51206)

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Costarina viejo, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51206)

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Costarina viejo, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51204)

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Costarina viejo, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51204)

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DISTRIBUTION

COSTA RICA
Costarina viejo 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 00051207  COSTA RICA  Heredia    La Selva Biological Station  1 Adult Male      10.42214; -84.00152    09 Aug 2010  Heteroptera course  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00029395  COSTA RICA  Heredia    La Selva near Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui  1 Adult Female    20  10.42214; -84.00152      W. Eberhard  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00027668  COSTA RICA  Heredia    11 km SE La Virgen (450-550)  1 Adult Male      10.33333; -84.06666    18 Mar 2003  ALAS (Arthropods of La Selva Project)  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00029757  COSTA RICA  Heredia    La Selva  4 Adult Male    150  10.43333; -84.01666    01 Jun 1999  ALAS (Arthropods of La Selva Project)  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00029804  COSTA RICA  Heredia    Estacion Biologica La Selva  1 Adult Female    150  10.43333; -84.01666    25 Jun 1999  ALAS (Arthropods of La Selva Project)  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00051203  COSTA RICA  Heredia    La Selva  1 Adult Male      10.43333; -84.01666    25 Jun 1999  ALAS (Arthropods of La Selva Project)  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00051208  COSTA RICA  Heredia    La Selva  1 Adult Female      10.43333; -84.01666  rotten palm leaf mold  10 Mar 1973  J. Wagner, J. Kethley  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00037007  COSTA RICA  Heredia    La Selva Biological Research Station  3 Adult Male      10.41666; -84.01666  rotten palm leaf mold  01 Mar 1987  D. Olson  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00027652  COSTA RICA  Heredia    11 km SE La Virgen (450-550)  1 Adult Female      10.33333; -84.06666  rotten palm leaf mold  18 Mar 2003  ALAS (Arthropods of La Selva Project)  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00027676  COSTA RICA  Heredia    11 km SE La Virgen (450-550)  1 Adult Male      10.33333; -84.06666  rotten palm leaf mold  23 Mar 2003  ALAS (Arthropods of La Selva Project)  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00029758  COSTA RICA  Heredia    10 Km SE La Virgen  1 Adult Female    550  10.33333; -84.08333  humus  17 Mar 2003  R. Anderson  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037006  COSTA RICA  Heredia    La Selva Biological Research Station  1 Adult Male  Holotype    10.41666; -84.01666  humus  13 Mar 1987  D. Olson  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00051205  COSTA RICA  Heredia    La Selva Biological Station  1 Adult Male      10.42214; -84.00152  humus  09 Aug 2010  Heteroptera course  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00002738  COSTA RICA  Heredia    4 km SE Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Finca la Selva  2 Adult Male      10.42500; -83.98694  humus  27 Sept 1981  C. Griswold  CAS 
PBI_OON 00027651  COSTA RICA  Heredia    11 km SE La Virgen (450-550)  1 Adult Male      10.33333; -84.06666  humus  22 Feb 2003  ALAS (Arthropods of La Selva Project)  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00027675  COSTA RICA  Heredia    11 km SE La Virgen (450-550)  1 Adult Male      10.33333; -84.06666  humus  22 Feb 2003  ALAS (Arthropods of La Selva Project)  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00029758  COSTA RICA  Heredia    10 Km SE La Virgen  1 Adult Male    550  10.33333; -84.08333  humus  17 Mar 2003  R. Anderson  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00037006  COSTA RICA  Heredia    La Selva Biological Research Station  1 Adult Female  Allotype    10.41666; -84.01666  humus  13 Mar 1987  D. Olson  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00051204  COSTA RICA  Heredia    La Selva  2 Adult Female      10.43333; -84.01666  humus  18 Jun 1999  ALAS (Arthropods of La Selva Project)  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00051206  COSTA RICA  Heredia    La Selva Biological Station, clearing  2 Adult Female    59  10.42695; -84.00145  humus  09 Aug 2010  Heteroptera course  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00027650  COSTA RICA  Heredia    11 km SE La Virgen (450-550)  1 Adult Female      10.33333; -84.06666  humus  19 Apr 2003  ALAS (Arthropods of La Selva Project)  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00027669  COSTA RICA  Heredia    11 km ESE La Virgen  1 Adult Female    350  10.35000; -84.05000  humus  22 Feb 2004  C. Viquez  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00029757  COSTA RICA  Heredia    La Selva  1 Adult Female    150  10.43333; -84.01666  humus  01 Jun 1999  ALAS (Arthropods of La Selva Project)  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00029828  COSTA RICA  Heredia    Sarapiqui, Est. La Selva  1 Adult Female      10.45369; -84.00353  humus  11 Jan 2003  C. Rivera, C. Viquez  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00038128  COSTA RICA  Heredia    La Selva  1 Adult Female    50  10.42214; -84.00152  humus  01 Feb 1980  W. Mason  CNC 
PBI_OON 00051209  COSTA RICA  Heredia    La Selva Biological Station  2 Adult Male      10.42214; -84.00152  humus  09 Aug 2010  Heteroptera course  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00037017  COSTA RICA  Heredia  Sarapiqui  La Selva nr Puerto Viejo  1 Adult Female    100  10.42214; -84.00152  humus  01 Dec 1982  W. Eberhard  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00051254  COSTA RICA  Limon    5.5 km E Guapiles  3 Adult Male    200  10.20472; -83.74861  tropical wet forest  14 May 1987  D. Ubick  CDU 
PBI_OON 00051254  COSTA RICA  Limon    5.5 km E Guapiles  2 Adult Female    200  10.20472; -83.74861  tropical wet forest  14 May 1987  D. Ubick  CDU 


 
 
 
 
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