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Ischnothyreus raveni       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 5641). Total length 1.75. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace pale orange, with dark brown egg-shaped patches behind eyes, broadly oval in dorsal view, pars cephalica strongly 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 finely reticulate, sides finely reticulate, thorax without depressions, fovea absent, without radiating rows of pits; lateral margin straight, smooth, 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 absent; marginal setae absent. Clypeus margin unmodified, curved downwards 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. Eyes six, well developed, ALE largest, ALE circular, PME circular, PLE oval; posterior eye row procurved from both above and front; ALE touching, ALE-PLE touching, PME touching throughout most of their length, PLE-PME touching. 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, radial furrow opposite coxae III absent, surface smooth, without pits, microsculpture absent, sickle-shaped structures absent, anterior margin unmodified, posterior margin not extending posteriorly of coxae IV, anterior corner unmodified, lateral margin without infra-coxal grooves, distance between coxae approximately equal, extensions of pre-coxal triangles present, 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; promargin with three or more teeth, retromargin without teeth; fangs without tooth-like projections, directed medially, shape normal, with prominent basal process, tip unmodified; setae dark, needle-like, evenly scattered; paturon inner margin with scattered setae, distal region unmodified, posterior surface unmodified, promargin unmodified, inner margin with medial denticles, laminate groove absent. Labium elongated hexagon, not fused to sternum, anterior margin indented at middle, same as sternum in sclerotization; with 6 or more setae on anterior margin, subdistal portion with unmodified setae. Endites anteromedian tip with one strong, tooth-like projection, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization. ABDOMEN: cylindrical, 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, elliptical, without setae, anterolateral edge unmodified. Posterior spiracles not connected by groove. Pedicel tube short, unmodified, 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 weakly sclerotized, pale orange, without color pattern, covering more than 3/4 of abdomen, more than 1/2 to most of abdomen width, not fused to epigastric scutum, middle surface smooth, sides smooth, anterior half without projecting denticles. Epigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, surrounding pedicel, not protruding, small lateral sclerites present. Postepigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, pale orange, short, almost rectangular, covering about 1/2 of abdominal length, fused to epigastric scutum, anterior margin unmodified, without 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 needle-like setae. Dense patch of setae anterior to spinnerets absent. Interscutal membrane with setae. LEGS: pale orange, without color pattern; femur IV not thickened, same size as femora I-III, patella plus tibia I shorter than carapace. Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): femora: I p0-2-1; II p0-1-0; tibiae: I, II p2-2-0; v2-2-0; metatarsi: I, II p1-1-0; v1-1-0. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria examined with Compound microscope; tibia: each with three; metatarsus: each with one. GENITALIA: Epigastric region with sperm pore large, triangular with rounded angles, situated at level of anterior spiracles, unmodified; furrow with pair of omega-shaped insertions, without setae. Palp normal size, strongly sclerotized, right and left palps symmetrical, proximal segments dark red-brown; embolus dark, prolateral excavation absent; trochanter normal size, with ventral projection; femur normal size, shorter than trochanter, without posteriorly rounded lateral dilation, attaching to patella basally; patella about as long as femur, not enlarged, without prolateral row of ridges, setae unmodified; tibia trichobothria with 3 trichobothria; cymbium dark red-brown, ovoid in dorsal view, fused with bulb but with clearly defined seam between, not extending beyond distal tip of bulb, plumose setae absent, without stout setae, without distal patch of setae; bulb dark red-brown, more than 2 times as long as cymbium, stout, tapering apically.

            Female (PBI_OON 5642). Total length 2.20. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace without any pattern, pars cephalica slightly elevated in lateral view, anteriorly narrowed to 0.49 times its maximum width or less. Clypeus low, ALE separated from edge of carapace by less than their radius. Mouthparts: fangs without prominent basal process. Endites anteromedian tip unmodified. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: ovoid. Pedicel scutum not extending far dorsal of pedicel. Dorsal scutum covering 1/2 to 3/4 of abdomen, between 1/4 and 1/2 abdomen width. Epigastric scutum without lateral joints. Postepigastric scutum widely hexagonal, only around epigastric furrow, not fused to epigastric scutum, with short posteriorly directed lateral apodemes. Dense patch of setae anterior to spinnerets present. Colulus present. LEGS: Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): femora: I p0-2-1; II p0-1-0; tibiae: I, II p2-2-0; v2-2-0; metatarsi: I, II p1-1-0; v1-1-0. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria examined with Compound microscope.
 

DISTRIBUTION

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Ischnothyreus raveni 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 00022468  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Burleigh Headland NP  1 Adult Male    80  -28.13333; 153.45000  rainforest  01 Jan 1992  D.J. Cook  QM 
PBI_OON 00020603  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Fig Tree Pocket, Brisbane  1 Adult Female      -27.46667; 153.05000  open forest  01 Feb 1983  V.E. Davies  QM 
PBI_OON 00025907  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Kroombit Tops, Beauty Spot 98  3 Adult Female    1000  -24.36666; 151.01670  rainforest  09 Dec 1983  V. Davies, J. Gallon  QM 
PBI_OON 00021721  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Mt Superbus Summit  1 Adult Male    1300  -28.23333; 152.46670  rainforest  08 Feb 1990  G. Monteith, G. Thompson, H. Janetzki  QM 
PBI_OON 00021713  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Mt Aberdeen, summit saddle  3 Adult Female    800  -20.20000; 147.88330  rainforest  05 Dec 1996  G. Monteith, D. Cook  QM 
PBI_OON 00026262  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    1.6 km ENE of One Tree Hill  1 Adult Male    160  -25.28417; 151.91830  semi-evergreen vine thicket  26 Sept 1999  D.& I. Cook  QM 
PBI_OON 00021721  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Mt Superbus Summit  1 Adult Male    1300  -28.23333; 152.46670  rainforest  08 Feb 1990  G. Monteith, G. Thompson, H. Janetzki  QM 
PBI_OON 00025935  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Bellenden Ker Ra, cable tower 3  1 Adult Male    1054  -17.26667; 145.85000  rainforest, Leaf Litter  17 Oct 1981  EARTHWATCH/Qld Museum  QM 
PBI_OON 00023143  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Proserpine, Airport Drive, (site XY12)  1 Adult Female    32  -20.48777; 148.56500  closed forest  16 Feb 2007  R. Raven  QM 
PBI_OON 00022833  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Belmont Hills Bushlands, site 1  2 Mixed    80  -27.51305; 153.11805  dry eucalypt woodland  19 Feb 2004  Queensland Museum Party  QM 
PBI_OON 00023112  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Proserpine, Thompson Creek, (site XY15)  1 Adult Male    21  -20.51888; 148.55694  closed forest  13 Feb 2008  R. Raven  QM 
PBI_OON 00007161  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Black Rock Scrub  3 Mixed    350  -28.12200; 152.65800  rainforest  02 Dec 2000  G. Monteith  QM 
PBI_OON 00025901  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Proserpine, track Nth Airport Drive, (site XY11)  1 Adult Male    32  -20.48694; 148.53583  closed forest  05 Nov 2007  R. Raven  QM 
PBI_OON 00022417  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Buhot Creek, Burbank  1 Adult Male    50  -27.58783; 153.16980  riparian forest  17 Apr 2003  C. Burwell, S. Wright, E. Volschenk  QM 
PBI_OON 00021984  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Split Yard Creek  1 Adult Female    150  -27.37350; 152.62600  semi-evergreen vine thicket  27 Dec 1998  G. Monteith, D. Cook, G. Thompson  QM 
PBI_OON 00026261  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Buhot Creek, Burbank  2 Mixed    50  -27.58783; 153.16980  riparian forest  01 Mar 2004  Queensland Museum Party  QM 
PBI_OON 00026252  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Upper Brookfield  3 Mixed    100  -27.50000; 152.91670  vine forest, Leaf Litter  08 Apr 1981  V. Davies, R. Raven  QM 
PBI_OON 00026283  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Bulburin SF  1 Adult Male    500  -24.50000; 151.58330  vine forest, Leaf Litter  25 Mar 1977  V. Davies, R. Raven  QM 
PBI_OON 00022109  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Enoggera Reservoir (site 3)  1 Adult Female    100  -27.45000; 152.91670  rainforest  15 Mar 2000  C. Burwell, S. Evans  QM 
PBI_OON 00026282  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Kroombit Tops, 65 km SW. Gladstone  1 Adult Female    1100  -24.41916; 150.95444  rainforest, Leaf Litter  22 Feb 1982  G. Monteith, G. Thompson  QM 
PBI_OON 00005927  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Marys Ck, via Gympie  2 Adult Female    180  -26.25000; 152.58330  rainforest  11 Aug 1974  G. & S. Monteith  QM 
PBI_OON 00020839  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    1.6 km ENE of One Tree Hill  1 Adult Female    160  -25.28417; 151.91830  semi-evergreen vine thicket  26 Sept 1999  D.& I. Cook  QM 
PBI_OON 00022128  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Mt Cotton, upper gully  1 Adult Female    150  -27.60967; 153.20530  rainforest  12 Dec 1997  G. Monteith  QM 
PBI_OON 00025957  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Bahrs Scrub, Beenleigh  8 Mixed    200  -27.75000; 153.16670  rainforest  30 Apr 1980  G. & S. Monteith  QM 
PBI_OON 00026303  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Hinchinbrook Island, N. end of Nth Shepherd Beach  1 Adult Female      -18.20250; 146.22888  rainforest, Leaf Litter  03 May 2009  K. Edward & P. Cullen  QM 
PBI_OON 00022187  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Belmont Hills Bushlands, site 1  1 Adult Female      -27.50784; 153.11750  dry eucalypt woodland  30 Oct 2003  Queensland Museum Party  QM 
PBI_OON 00025900  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Proserpine, Thompson Creek, (site XY14)  3 Mixed    44  -20.51083; 148.56500  closed forest  05 Nov 2007  R. Raven  QM 
PBI_OON 00021961  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Black Rock Scrub  3 Mixed    350  -28.12200; 152.65800  rainforest  06 Oct 2000  C. Burwell  QM 
PBI_OON 00023171  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Proserpine, track Nth Airport Drive, (site XY11)  1 Adult Male    32  -20.48694; 148.53583  closed forest  10 Feb 2007  R. Raven  QM 
PBI_OON 00025925  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Buhot Creek, Burbank  1 Adult Female    50  -27.58783; 153.16980  riparian forest  27 May 2003  S. Wright, E. Volschenk  QM 
PBI_OON 00022072  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Sankey's Scrub  1 Adult Female    60  -27.51683; 153.08430  rainforest  12 Dec 1997  G. Monteith  QM 
PBI_OON 00026290  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Buhot Creek, Burbank  1 Adult Female    50  -27.58783; 153.16980  riparian forest  30 Jan 2004  Queensland Museum Party  QM 
PBI_OON 00026280  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Bulburin SF  6 Mixed    500  -24.50000; 151.58330  Leaf Litter  25 Mar 1977  V. Davies, R. Raven  QM 
PBI_OON 00005920  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Burpengary  1 Adult Female      -27.15000; 152.95000  rainforest  27 Sept 1978  G. Monteith  QM 
PBI_OON 00025906  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Kroombit Tops, 45 km SSW. of Calliope  1 Adult Male    940  -24.41666; 151.05000  rainforest, Leaf Litter  15 Dec 1983  G. Monteith, V. Davies, J. Gallon, G. Thompson  QM 
  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Hinchinbrook Island, Macushla Cove  3 Mixed      -18.22666; 146.21777  rainforest  03 May 2009  K. Edward & P. Cullen  QM 
PBI_OON 00005642  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Hinchinbrook Island, Macushla Cove  2 Adult Female  Paratype    -18.22666; 146.21777  rainforest, Leaf Litter  03 May 2009  K. Edward & P. Cullen  QM 
PBI_OON 00022049  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Mt Cotton, Scott's Dam  1 Adult Male    200  -27.60967; 153.20350  rainforest  12 Dec 1997  G. Monteith  QM 
PBI_OON 00007141  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    3.5 km SE Fairlies Knob  1 Adult Female    120  -25.53333; 152.31666  Hoop pine scrub  20 Oct 2000  D. Cook, G. Monteith  QM 
PBI_OON 00005550  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Hinchinbrook Island, N. end of Nth Shepherd Beach  2 Mixed      -18.20250; 146.22888  rainforest, Leaf Litter  03 May 2009  K. Edward & P. Cullen  QM 
PBI_OON 00025926  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Belmont Hills Bushlands, site 1  1 Adult Male      -27.50784; 153.11750  dry eucalypt woodland  30 Jan 2004  Queensland Museum Party  QM 
PBI_OON 00023194  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Proserpine, Thompson Creek, (site XY14)  2 Adult Female    44  -20.51083; 148.56500  closed forest  16 Feb 2007  R. Raven  QM 
PBI_OON 00022089  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Black Rock Scrub  1 Adult Male    350  -28.12200; 152.65800  rainforest  02 Dec 2000  G. Monteith  QM 
PBI_OON 00023139  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Proserpine, track Nth Airport Drive, (site XY11)  1 Adult Male    32  -20.48694; 148.53583  closed forest  13 Feb 2008  R.J. Raven  QM 
PBI_OON 00005548  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Bowling Green Bay NP, Alligator creek section  1 Adult Male      -19.44055; 146.94722  rainforest, Leaf Litter  05 May 2009  K. Edward & P. Cullen  QM 
PBI_OON 00023126  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Proserpine, WSC track, (site XY13)  2 Mixed    37  -20.48694; 148.57194  closed forest  11 Feb 2007  R. Raven  QM 
PBI_OON 00022419  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Buhot Creek, Burbank  2 Adult Female    50  -27.58783; 153.16980  riparian forest  30 Jun 2003  S. Wright, E. Volschenk  QM 
PBI_OON 00026251  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Upper Brookfield  1 Adult Female    100  -27.50000; 152.91670  rainforest, Leaf Litter  14 Aug 1981  V. Davies, R. Raven  QM 
PBI_OON 00026285  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Bulburin Forestry Nursery NW of Bundaberg  1 Adult Female      -24.51666; 151.48333  rainforest, leaf litter under rocks  01 Mar 1975  M. Gray, C. Horseman  AM 
PBI_OON 00005922  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Burpengary  2 Adult Female      -27.15000; 152.95000  rainforest  25 Jul 1987  G. Monteith  QM 
PBI_OON 00020588  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Fig Tree Pocket, Brisbane  2 Mixed      -27.46667; 153.05000  open forest  01 Jun 1983  V.E. Davies  QM 
PBI_OON 00025893  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Kroombit Tops, Three Moon Ck  2 Mixed    1000  -24.36666; 151.01670  rainforest  09 Dec 1983  V. Davies, J. Gallon  QM 
PBI_OON 00005641  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Hinchinbrook Island, Macushla Cove  1 Adult Male  Holotype    -18.22666; 146.21777  rainforest, Leaf Litter  03 May 2009  K. Edward & P. Cullen  QM 
PBI_OON 00025942  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Mt Coot-tha, Brisbane  2 Adult Female      -27.48334; 152.95000  rainforest, Leaf Litter  01 Dec 1979  R.J. Raven  QM 
PBI_OON 00022122  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    18.5 km W of St Lawrence  1 Adult Female    240  -22.35067; 149.33880  rainforest  25 Mar 2001  G. Monteith  QM 
PBI_OON 00022055  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Mt Walsh, 1 km N.  1 Adult Female    320  -25.56666; 152.05000  vinescrub  26 Jun 1999  D.J. Cook  QM 
PBI_OON 00022146  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Bellenden Ker Ra, Summit TV Stn  1 Adult Male    1560  -17.26667; 145.85000  rainforest  01 Nov 1981  EARTHWATCH/Qld Museum  QM 
PBI_OON 00023109  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Proserpine, Deadman Ck, (site XY17)  1 Adult Male    21  -20.50500; 148.55583  open forest  10 May 2007  R. Raven  QM 
PBI_OON 00025912  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Belmont Hills Bushlands, site 1  1 Adult Female      -27.50784; 153.11750  dry eucalypt woodland  01 Mar 2004  Queensland Museum Party  QM 
PBI_OON 00023129  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Proserpine, Thompson Creek, (site XY18a)  1 Adult Female    30  -20.51500; 148.55888  closed forest  14 Feb 2008  R. Raven  QM 
PBI_OON 00022189  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Boombana NP, site 1  1 Adult Female    440  -27.40133; 152.78700  rainforest  02 Jan 2004  Queensland Museum Party  QM 
PBI_OON 00023069  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Proserpine, WSC track, (site XY13)  2 Adult Female    37  -20.48694; 148.57194  closed forest  10 May 2007  R. Raven  QM 
PBI_OON 00022425  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Buhot Creek, Burbank  2 Adult Female    50  -27.58783; 153.16980  riparian forest  28 Jul 2003  Queensland Museum Party  QM 
PBI_OON 00026250  AUSTRALIA  Queensland    Upper Brookfield  1 Adult Female    100  -27.50000; 152.91670  rainforest, Leaf Litter  12 Jan 1982  R.J. Raven  QM 


 
 
 
 
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