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Costarina sasaima       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 2745). Total length 1.80. 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 straight longitudinal ridge; 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, anterior portion set at sharp angle to flat posterior portion; with 6 or more setae on anterior margin, subdistal portion with unmodified setae. Endites distally excavated, serrula absent, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization, ventral process relatively short, wide; dorsal process long, narrow, with sinuous 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 p0-1-1; r0-1-0; tibiae: I v4-4-1p; II v4-4-0; metatarsi: I v2-2-1p; II v2-0-2. 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, proximal prong relatively small, sharply pointed; distal prong short, bent at tip; 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 sasaima, male embolus, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---02745)

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Costarina sasaima, male embolus, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---02745)

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Costarina sasaima, male embolus, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---02745)

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Costarina sasaima, male palp, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---02745)

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Costarina sasaima, male palp, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---02745)

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Costarina sasaima, male palp, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---02745)

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            Female (PBI_OON 2745). Total length 1.72. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace posterior portion with small U-shaped smooth area. Chilum small, triangular, fused to clypeus, seam present. Sternum with three transverse ridges connected by straight longitudinal ridge. Labium anterior portion set at sharp angle to flat posterior portion. Endites distally not excavated, anteromedian tip unmodified. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: Dorsal scutum covering more than 3/4 of abdomen, more than 1/2 to most of abdomen width. Epigastric scutum without lateral joints. Postepigastric scutum almost semicircular, covering about 3/4 of abdominal length. LEGS: Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): femora: I, II p0-1-1; r1-1-1; tibiae: I, II v4-4-2; 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 ovoid, followed posteriorly by procurved unsclerotized strip.
Costarina sasaima, female sternum, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---02603)

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Costarina sasaima, female abdomen, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---02603)

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Costarina sasaima, female abdomen, lateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---02603)

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Costarina sasaima, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---02603)

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Costarina sasaima, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---02603)

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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 00002603  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    Finca Bella Vista near Sasaima  5 Adult Female      4.89806; -74.43694  under bamboo  05 Jun 1965  P., D. Craig  CAS 
PBI_OON 00002599  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    near highway below Finca Bella Vista, toward Sasaima  1 Adult Male      4.89806; -74.43694  under stones on steep cliff above highway  17 Apr 1965  P. R. Craig, J. Robb  CAS 
PBI_OON 00002758  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    Finca Bella Vista near Sasaima  2 Adult Male      4.89806; -74.43694  Leaf Litter  16 Apr 1965  P. Craig  CAS 
PBI_OON 00051335  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    Charrascales, Parque Nacional Natural Chingaza  1 Adult Male    2990  4.51666; -73.75000  Leaf Litter  19 Jun 2002  F. Guzman  IAvH 
PBI_OON 00051330  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    3 Km N of Alban, Finca San Pablo  2 Adult Male    1800  4.89763; -74.45139  Leaf Litter  01 Aug 1967  P., B. Wygodzinsky  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00002754  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    Finca Bella Vista near Sasaima  1 Adult Male      4.89806; -74.43694  leaf mold  05 May 1965  P. Craig  CAS 
PBI_OON 00002745  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    Finca Bella Vista near Sasaima  1 Adult Female  Allotype    4.89806; -74.43694  under damp leaves and rocks  08 Apr 1965  P., D. Craig  CAS 
PBI_OON 00002601  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    Finca Bella Vista near Sasaima  1 Adult Male      4.89806; -74.43694  Leaf Litter  02 Mar 1965  P., D. Craig  CAS 
PBI_OON 00002751  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    Finca Bella Vista near Sasaima  1 Adult Female      4.89806; -74.43694  Leaf Litter  07 May 1965  P., D. Craig  CAS 
PBI_OON 00051332  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    San Antonio del Tequendama, Vereda La Maquina, Bosque El Ermitano  3 Adult Female    2000  4.61666; -74.35000  secondary cloud forest, low vegetation  01 Dec 1997  S. Forero  ICN 
PBI_OON 00051334  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    Reserva Forestal Rio Blanco, Palacio, Parque Nacional Natural Chingaza  1 Adult Female    2970  4.70361; -73.85111  forest  22 Nov 2003  E. Gonzalez  IAvH 
PBI_OON 00051331  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    Paramo de Monserrate  3 Adult Female      4.66808; -74.02165  forest  01 Apr 1968  H. Sturm  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00002745  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    Finca Bella Vista near Sasaima  1 Adult Male  Holotype    4.89806; -74.43694  under damp leaves and rocks  08 Apr 1965  P., D. Craig  CAS 
PBI_OON 00002755  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    Finca Bella Vista near Sasaima  1 Adult Female      4.89806; -74.43694  Leaf Litter  26 May 1965  P. Craig  CAS 
PBI_OON 00002751  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    Finca Bella Vista near Sasaima  1 Adult Male      4.89806; -74.43694  Leaf Litter  07 May 1965  P., D. Craig  CAS 
PBI_OON 00051332  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    San Antonio del Tequendama, Vereda La Maquina, Bosque El Ermitano  1 Adult Male    2000  4.61666; -74.35000  secondary cloud forest, low vegetation  01 Dec 1997  S. Forero  ICN 
PBI_OON 00051333  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    Fomeque, Vereda La Cristalina, PNN Chingaza, La Playa  1 Adult Male    3220  4.53056; -73.75889  forest  18 Nov 2003  I. Quintero, M. Torres  IAvH 
PBI_OON 00051331  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    Paramo de Monserrate  5 Adult Male      4.66808; -74.02165  forest  01 Apr 1968  H. Sturm  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00002755  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    Finca Bella Vista near Sasaima  2 Adult Male      4.89806; -74.43694  Leaf Litter  26 May 1965  P. Craig  CAS 
PBI_OON 00049614  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    Cachipay  1 Adult Female    1450  5.27278; -74.57278  Leaf Litter  24 Feb 2002  H. Pulido  ICN 
PBI_OON 00040763  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    Zipacon, Vereda La Cabana  1 Adult Male      4.75881; -74.38016  litter  15 Jul 2010  D. Luna  ICN 
PBI_OON 00051336  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    Fomeque, Vereda La Cristalina, PNN Chingaza, La Playa  1 Adult Female    3220  4.53056; -73.75889  forest  18 Nov 2003  I. Quintero, M. Torres  IAvH 


 
 
 
 
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