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            Male (PBI_OON 43335). CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace pale orange, without any pattern, ovoid in dorsal view, pars cephalica slightly 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; non-marginal pars cephalica setae present, scattered; non-marginal pars thoracica setae present; 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, uniform, not fused to carapace, median concavity absent, without radial furrows between coxae I-II, II-III, III-IV, furrow smooth, 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; 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 not fused to sternum, anterior margin deeply incised, same as sternum in sclerotization, near pentagonal; with 6 or more setae on anterior margin, subdistal portion with unmodified setae. Endites distally not excavated, serrula present in single row, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization, with a small protusion. ABDOMEN: ovoid, without long posterior extension, rounded posteriorly, inter-scutal membrane rows of small sclerotized platelets absent posteriorly; dorsum soft portions pale white, without color 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 weakly sclerotized, not surrounding pedicel, not protruding, small lateral sclerites 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: pale orange, without color pattern; femur IV thickened, much larger than femora I-III, patella plus tibia I near as long as carapace, tibia I unmodified, tibia I Emerit’s glands absent, 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, coxae only right legs II and III and left leg IV are present, characters for leg I and II analyzed in paratype PBI_OON 15017. Leg spines absent. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Tarsi I to IV without inferior claw. Trichobothria examined with Stereo microscope; metatarsus: II one, III one, IV 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 dark, 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.

            Female (PBI_OON 2307). As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace non-marginal pars cephalica setae only sockets were observed. Eyes posterior eye row slightly recurved in front view. Sternum posterior margin not extending posteriorly of coxae IV. Labium rectangular, anterior margin not indented at middle. Endites anteromedian tip unmodified. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: Epigastric scutum without lateral joints. LEGS: coxae legs I absent in the holotype, characters described from paratypes. Leg spines absent. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria examined with Stereo microscope; metatarsus: I one.


Orchestina quenies coordinates
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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 00001946  CHILE  Bio-Bio - Region VIII  Nuble  60 km SE Chilian ,Termas Road  3 Adult Female    1300  ;     07 Dec 1984  S., J. Peck  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00001944  CHILE  Metropolitana de Santiago  Santiago  Valle Rio Mapocho  1 Adult Male    1700  ;     11 Dec 1959  W. Nood  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00001942  CHILE  Metropolitana de Santiago  Santiago  Caleu  1 Adult Female    1850  -32.96490; -70.95600  Nothofagus forest  14 Jan 1985  N. Platnick & O. F. Frankle  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00001944  CHILE  Metropolitana de Santiago  Santiago  Valle Rio Mapocho  2 Adult Female    1700  ;   Nothofagus forest  11 Dec 1959  W. Nood  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00042335  CHILE  Región del Biobío  Provincia de Ñuble  72 km SE Chillán, Termas Road  1 Adult Male  Paratype  1175  -36.91667; -71.50000  Nothofagus forest  16 Nov 1993  Platnick, Catley, Ramirez & Allen  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00002307  CHILE  Región del Maule  Provincia de Curicó  10 km E Los Queñes  1 Adult Female  Holotype  1000  -35.01666; -70.80000  Nothofagus obliqua  13 May 2004  J. E. Barriga  CAS 
PBI_OON 00002301  CHILE  Región del Maule  Provincia de Curicó  El Coihue, 20 km E Potrero Grande  3 Adult Female  Paratype  1000  -35.18776; -70.97105  Nothofagus dombeyi  25 Oct 2003  J. E. Barriga et al.  CAS 
PBI_OON 00015017  CHILE  Talca  Región de Maule (VII)  Vilches Alto, 70 km E. Talca  1 Adult Male  Paratype  1300  -35.47833; -70.96417  Nothofagus dombeyi  05 Dec 1984  S. & J. Peck  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00001948  CHILE  Tarapaca - Region I  Iquique  70 km E of Talca  3 Adult Female    1300  ;   Nothofagus dombeyi  05 May 1984  S., J. Peck  AMNH 

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