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Hexapopha reimoseri       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 49619). Total length 1.54. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace orange-brown, with Coxapopha-like pattern, broadly oval in dorsal view, pars cephalica domed 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 strongly sclerotized, triangular extension, posterolateral surface without spikes, surface of elevated portion of pars cephalica smooth, sides granulate, thorax without depressions, fovea present, 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 dark, needle-like, present, scattered; non-marginal pars thoracica setae dark, needle-like; marginal setae dark, needle-like. Clypeus margin strongly rebordered, straight in front view, vertical 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, 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 wider than long, pale orange, uniform, fused to carapace, median concavity absent, with radial furrows between coxae I-II, II-III, III-IV, furrow with rows of small pits, radial furrow opposite coxae III absent, surface finely punctuate, covered with small round pits, microsculpture everywhere but front, sickle-shaped structures absent, anterior margin with continuous transverse groove, posterior margin not extending posteriorly of coxae IV, anterior corner with strongly sclerotized triangle in male, 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 rounded extensions between coxae, without posterior hump; setae sparse, dark, needle-like, evenly scattered, originating from small pits, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium labium and endites dark red brown, chelicerae pale. 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, needle-like, evenly scattered; paturon inner margin with pairs of enlarged setae, distal region abruptly narrowed, posterior surface unmodified, promargin with row of flattened setae, inner margin unmodified, laminate groove absent. Labium rectangular, fused to sternum, anterior margin anteriorly projecting at middle, much more heavily sclerotized than sternum; with 6 or more setae on anterior margin, subdistal portion with unmodified setae. Endites distally excavated, serrula absent, anteromedian tip with backwards folded ridge, posteromedian part unmodified, much more heavily sclerotized than sternum. 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, pale orange, 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, pale orange, almost 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, 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. Interscutal membrane with setae. 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 spines absent. 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 at level of anterior spiracles, rebordered; furrow without omega-shaped insertions, without setae. Palp normal size, not strongly sclerotized, right and left palps symmetrical, proximal segments yellow; 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 yellow, ovoid in dorsal view, fused with bulb but with clearly defined seam between, extending beyond distal tip of bulb, plumose setae absent, without stout setae, without distal patch of setae; bulb yellow, shorter than cymbium, stout, elongated.
Hexapopha reimoseri, male habitus, lateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomshabl49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male carapace, lateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomscarl49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male claws, leg I, lateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomscl1l49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male claws, leg II, lateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomscl2l49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male palp, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomspald49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male palp, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomspalp49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male embolus, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomsembd49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male embolus, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomsembp49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male embolus, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomsembr49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male tarsal organ, palp, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomstopd49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male sternum, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomsstev49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male endites, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomsendv49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male endites, anterior view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomsenda49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male endites, modified setae, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomsemsv49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male labium, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomslabv49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male spinnerets, posterior view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomsspit49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male ALS, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

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Hexapopha reimoseri, male ALS, posterior view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

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Hexapopha reimoseri, male PMS, posterior view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

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Hexapopha reimoseri, male PLS, posterior view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomsplst49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male habitus, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49619)

Hexapreimomphabd49619LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male carapace, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49619)

Hexapreimompcard49619LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male habitus, lateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49619)

Hexapreimomphabl49619LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male sternum, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49619)

Hexapreimompstev49619LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male endites, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49619)

Hexapreimompendv49619LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male claws, leg I, anterior view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

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Hexapopha reimoseri, male claws, leg II, anterior view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

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Hexapopha reimoseri, male claws, leg III, anterior view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

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Hexapopha reimoseri, male claws, leg IV, anterior view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

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Hexapopha reimoseri, male claws, leg III, lateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

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Hexapopha reimoseri, male claws, leg IV, lateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomscl4l49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male tarsal organ, leg I, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomsto1d49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male tarsal organ, leg II, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomsto2d49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male tarsal organ, leg III, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomsto3d49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male tarsal organ, leg IV, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomsto4d49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male embolus, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomsembv49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male palp, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomspalr49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male palp, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomspalv49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male palpal tibia, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomsptid49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male trichobothrium, metatarsus I, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomstm1d49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male trichobothrium, metatarsus II, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomstm2d49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male sperm pore, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomsspov49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male carapace, anterior view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomscara49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male carapace, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomscard49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male habitus, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomshabd49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male abdomen, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomsabdv49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male endites, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomsendd49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male endites, modified setae, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomsemsd49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male labrum, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomslard49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male endites, lateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomsendl49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male chelicerae, anterior view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomschea49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male chelicerae, posterior view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49618)

hexapreimomschet49618LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male palp, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49619)

Hexapreimomppalp49619LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male palp, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49619)

Hexapreimomppalv49619LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, male palp, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---49619)

Hexapreimomppalr49619LE.tif


            Female (PBI_OON 10125). Total length 1.83. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace pars cephalica with two posterior humps in lateral view. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium pale orange. Labium anterior margin indented at middle. Endites distally not excavated, serrula present in single row, 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 covering about 3/4 of abdominal length, not fused to epigastric scutum. LEGS: Leg spines absent. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined.
Hexapopha reimoseri, female habitus, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10125)

Hexapreimofphabd10125LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, female habitus, lateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10125)

Hexapreimofphabl10125LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, female sternum, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10125)

Hexapreimofpstev10125LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, female abdomen, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10125)

Hexapreimofpabdv10125LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, female abdomen, lateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10125)

Hexapreimofpabdl10125LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10125)

Hexapreimofpepiv10125LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, female habitus, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10034)

Hexapreimofphabd10034LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, female habitus, lateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10034)

Hexapreimofphabl10034LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, female sternum, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10034)

Hexapreimofpstev10034LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, female abdomen, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10034)

Hexapreimofpabdv10034LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, female abdomen, lateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10034)

Hexapreimofpabdl10034LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10034)

Hexapreimofpepiv10034LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10125)

Hexapreimofpifgv10125LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10125)

Hexapreimofpifgd10125LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10034)

Hexapreimofpifgv10034LE.tif

Hexapopha reimoseri, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10034)

Hexapreimofpifgd10034LE.tif

 

DISTRIBUTION

COSTA RICA
Hexapopha reimoseri 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 00010034  COSTA RICA  Heredia    OTS La Selva field Sta., Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Rio Puerto Viejo  1 Adult Female      10.43333; -83.98333    05 Mar 1973  J. Wagner, J. Kethley  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010542  COSTA RICA  Heredia    OTS La Selva field Sta., Puerto Viejo de Sarapiqui, Rio Puerto Viejo  1 Adult Male      10.43333; -83.98333    07 Mar 1973  J. Wagner, J. Kethley  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00049619  COSTA RICA  Heredia    Estacion Biologica La Selva  1 Adult Male    150  10.43333; -84.01666    01 May 1993  INBio-OET  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00036994  COSTA RICA  Heredia    La Selva, Camino Experimental Sur  1 Adult Male    830  10.43333; -84.01667    01 Mar 2002  ALAS (Arthropods of La Selva Project)  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00049618  COSTA RICA  Heredia    Estacion Biologica La Selva  1 Adult Male    150  10.43333; -84.01666    14 Jan 1993  unknown  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00010125  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hamburg Farm  1 Adult Female    13  10.25000; -83.45000    19 Feb 1937  F. Nevermann  FMNH 


 
 
 
 
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