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Hexapopha osa       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 10540). Total length 1.69. 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 osa, male sternum, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99msstev10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male endites, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99msendv10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male endites, modified setae, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99msemsv10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male palp, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99mspalp10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male palp, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99mspalr10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male palp, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99mspalv10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male labium, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99mslabv10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male bulb, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99msbulp10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male bulb, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99msbulr10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male embolus, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99msembp10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male embolus, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99msembr10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male embolus, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99msembv10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male sternum, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---36993)

Hexaposa99msstev36993LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male labium, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---36993)

Hexaposa99mslabv36993LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male endites, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---36993)

Hexaposa99msendv36993LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male endites, modified setae, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---36993)

Hexaposa99msemsv36993LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male palp, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---36993)

Hexaposa99mspalp36993LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male palp, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---36993)

Hexaposa99mspalr36993LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male palp, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---36993)

Hexaposa99mspalv36993LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male bulb, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---36993)

Hexaposa99msbulp36993LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male bulb, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---36993)

Hexaposa99msbulr36993LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male embolus, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---36993)

Hexaposa99msembp36993LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male embolus, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---36993)

Hexaposa99msembr36993LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male embolus, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---36993)

Hexaposa99msembv36993LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male sternum, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99mpstev10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male endites, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99mpendv10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male palp, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99mppalp10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male palp, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99mppalr10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male palp, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99mppalv10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male habitus, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99mphabd10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, male habitus, lateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99mphabl10540LE.tif


            Female (PBI_OON 10540). Total length 1.87. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace pars cephalica strongly elevated in lateral view. Eyes ALE separated by less than their radius. 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: 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 osa, female habitus, lateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99fphabl10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, female sternum, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99fpstev10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, female habitus, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99fphabd10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, female abdomen, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99fpabdv10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, female abdomen, lateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99fpabdl10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99fpepiv10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99fpifgv10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---10540)

Hexaposa99fpifgd10540LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, female habitus, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---36992)

Hexaposa99fphabd36992LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, female habitus, lateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---36992)

Hexaposa99fphabl36992LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, female sternum, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---36992)

Hexaposa99fpstev36992LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, female abdomen, lateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---36992)

Hexaposa99fpabdl36992LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, female abdomen, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---36992)

Hexaposa99fpabdv36992LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---36992)

Hexaposa99fpepiv36992LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---36992)

Hexaposa99fpifgv36992LE.tif

Hexapopha osa, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---36992)

Hexaposa99fpifgd36992LE.tif

 

DISTRIBUTION

COSTA RICA
Hexapopha osa 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 00010616  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    5 km W Rincon de Osa, Osa Peninsula, Tropical Science Center  1 Adult Male    50  8.70000; -83.53000    24 Mar 1973  J. Wagner, J. Kethley  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00036993  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    Osa Peninsula, Sirena  2 Adult Male      8.48005; -83.58926  humus  18 May 2001  A. Azofeifa  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00010540  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    5 km W Rincon de Osa, Osa Peninsula, Tropical Science Center  1 Adult Female  Allotype  50  8.70000; -83.53000  tropical wet forest  25 Mar 1973  J. Wagner, J. Kethley  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00036995  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    Osa Peninsula, Rancho Quemado  1 Adult Female      8.67917; -83.56667  tropical wet forest  01 Nov 1992  F. Quesada  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00051522  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    5 km W Rincon de Osa, Osa Peninsula, Tropical Science Center  1 Adult Female    50  8.70000; -83.53000  tropical wet forest  25 Mar 1973  J. Wagner, J. Kethley  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00036992  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    Osa Peninsula, Rancho Quemado  1 Adult Female      8.67917; -83.56667  tropical wet forest  01 Mar 1992  F. Quesada  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00051522  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    5 km W Rincon de Osa, Osa Peninsula, Tropical Science Center  2 Adult Male    50  8.70000; -83.53000  tropical wet forest  25 Mar 1973  J. Wagner, J. Kethley  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00010611  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    5 km W Rincon de Osa, Osa Peninsula, Tropical Science Center  1 Adult Male    50  8.70000; -83.53000  tropical wet forest, log litter  25 Mar 1973  J. Wagner, J. Kethley  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010628  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    Osa Peninsula, 5 km W Rincon de Osa  1 Adult Female    500  8.70000; -83.51889  log bark, root mat  24 Mar 1973  J. Wagner, J. Kethley  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00010540  COSTA RICA  Puntarenas    5 km W Rincon de Osa, Osa Peninsula, Tropical Science Center  1 Adult Male  Holotype  50  8.70000; -83.53000  tropical wet forest  25 Mar 1973  J. Wagner, J. Kethley  FMNH 


 
 
 
 
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