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Xyphinus rogerfedereri       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 15661). Total length 1.78. 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 angular posterolateral corners, posterolateral edge with pair of pits, posterior margin not bulging below posterior rim, anterolateral corners without extension or projections, posterolateral surface with 1 pair of spikes, surface of elevated portion of pars cephalica smooth, sides smooth, thorax without depressions, fovea absent, posterior margin with four lobate, sclerotized extensions, dorsal from the pedicel, without radiating rows of pits; lateral margin straight, rebordered, with blunt 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 slightly 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, light, needle-like. Chilum absent. Eyes six, well developed, PME largest, all eyes oval; posterior eye row straight from above, procurved from front; ALE separated by their radius to diameter, ALE-PLE touching, PME touching throughout most of their length, PLE-PME touching. Sternum longer than wide, pale orange, uniform, 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 not touching, anterior margin unmodified, posterior margin not extending posteriorly of coxae IV, anterior corner unmodified, distance between coxae approximately equal, extensions of pre-coxal triangles present, lateral margins unmodified, without posterior hump, anterior margin of sternum sclerotized. A pair of sclerotized impressions opposite coxae III, extending fan-like anteriorly. Sickle-shaped structures extending fan-like anteriorly; setae abundant, light, needle-like, evenly scattered, originating from surface, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium pale orange. Chelicerae slightly divergent, 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 light, needle-like, evenly scattered; paturon inner margin with scattered setae, distal region unmodified, promargin unmodified, inner margin unmodified. Labium rectangular, fused to sternum, anterior margin indented at middle, same as sternum in sclerotization, posterior part of labium strongly sclerotized; with 3-5 setae on anterior margin, subdistal portion with unmodified setae, two setae on anterior margin directed medially, three setae in a row posited below the two setae. Endites distally not excavated, anteromedian tip with backwards folded ridge, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization. ABDOMEN: ovoid, without long posterior extension, rounded posteriorly, inter-scutal membrane rows of small sclerotized platelets absent posteriorly. Book lung covers large, elliptical, without setae, anterolateral edge unmodified. Posterior spiracles connected by groove. Pedicel tube medium, ribbed, scuto-pedicel region with W-shaped scutal ridge, scutum extending far dorsal of pedicel, plumose hairs absent, matted setae on anterior ventral abdomen in pedicel area 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, pale orange, 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 needle-like setae. Dense patch of setae anterior to spinnerets absent. Interscutal membrane with setae. Colulus represented only by setae. LEGS: pale orange, without color pattern; femur IV not thickened, same size as femora I-III, patella plus tibia I near as long as carapace, tibia IV specialized hairs on ventral apex absent, tibia IV ventral scopula absent, metatarsi III and IV weak ventral scopula absent, metatarsi apex of Metatarsi III and IV surrounded by harpoon-like hairs. Leg spines absent. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Tarsi I to IV without inferior claw. Trichobothria examined with Compound microscope; tibia: each with three; metatarsus: each with one. GENITALIA: Epigastric region with sperm pore small, circular, situated in front of anterior spiracles, unmodified; furrow without omega-shaped insertions, without setae. Palp normal size, not strongly sclerotized, right and left palps symmetrical, proximal segments pale orange; embolus embolus not discernible; trochanter normal size, unmodified; femur normal size, one to two times as long as trochanter, attaching to patella basally; patella about as long as femur, not enlarged; tibia trichobothria with 3 trichobothria; cymbium pale orange, ovoid in dorsal view, not fused with bulb, not extending beyond distal tip of bulb, without stout setae, without distal patch of setae; bulb pale orange, 1 to 1.5 times as long as cymbium, stout, spherical, distal part bulb distally platelike with small membranous apophyses.
Xyphinus rogerfedereri, male habitus, dorsal view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, male habitus, ventral view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, male habitus, lateral view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, male carapace, dorsal view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, male carapace, ventral view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, male carapace, lateral view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, male carapace, anterior view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, male carapace, posterior view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, male abdomen, lateral view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, male abdomen, anterior view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, male abdomen, posterior view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, male palp, prolateral view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, male palp, retrolateral view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, male palp, prolateral view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, male palp, ventral view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, male palp, retrolateral view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, male carapace, prolateral view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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            Female (PBI_OON 15661). Total length 1.8. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace pars cephalica slightly elevated in lateral view, posterior margin with four lobate, sclerotized extensions, dorsal from the pedicel. Sternum anterior margin of sternum slightly sclerotized. A pair of sclerotized impressions opposite coxae III, extending fan-like anteriorly. Sickle-shaped structures extending fan-like anteriorly. Labium posterior part of labium slightly sclerotized; two setae on anterior margin directed medially, three setae in a row posited below the two setae. Endites anteromedian tip unmodified. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, femur with two spine-like hairs ventrally; trichobothria tibia with three trichobothria. ABDOMEN: Epigastric scutum strongly protruding, small lateral sclerites present. Postepigastric scutum not fused to epigastric scutum. LEGS: metatarsi apex of Metatarsi III and IV surrounded by harpoon-like hairs. Leg spines absent. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria examined with Compound microscope. GENITALIA: Shape: epigastric furrow very narrow, margins strongly sclerotized. Translucent, knob-like structure visible in the furrow with dark tongue in its middle, lined posteriorly with numerous needle-like hairs.
Xyphinus rogerfedereri, female habitus, dorsal view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, female habitus, ventral view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

xyphirogerfphabv15661YK.tif

Xyphinus rogerfedereri, female habitus, lateral view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, female carapace, dorsal view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, female carapace, ventral view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, female carapace, lateral view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, female carapace, anterior view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

xyphirogerfpcara15661YK.tif

Xyphinus rogerfedereri, female abdomen, prolateral view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, female abdomen, anterior view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, female abdomen, ventral view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, female abdomen, lateral view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, female epigynum, epigynal area, dorsal view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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Xyphinus rogerfedereri, female epigynum, epigynal area, dorsal view (image by YK, specimen ID: ---15661)

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DISTRIBUTION

MALAYSIA ; THAILAND
Xyphinus rogerfedereri 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 00012064  MALAYSIA  Pahang    Bukit Charas  1 Adult Female    60  3.91141; 103.14727    03 Jun 2004  P. Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012065  MALAYSIA  Pahang  Taman Negara  Trail from Nusa Camp to Abai Waterfall  1 Adult Female    110  4.39686; 102.43055    16 Jun 2004  Peter Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00015488  MALAYSIA  Penang    Penang Hill  1 Adult Male  Paratype  605  ;     10 Jan 1996  Peter Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00015498  MALAYSIA  Penang    Penang Hill  2 Adult Female  Paratype  710  ;     08 Dec 1997  Peter Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00032571  MALAYSIA  Penang    Penang Hill  1 Adult Male  Holotype  605  ;     10 Jan 1996  Peter Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00015661  MALAYSIA  Penang    Penang Hill  3 Adult Female  Paratype  705  ;     19 Jan 1995  Peter Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00015661  MALAYSIA  Penang    Penang Hill  2 Adult Male  Paratype  705  ;     19 Jan 1995  Peter Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00015488  MALAYSIA  Penang    Penang Hill  1 Adult Female  Paratype  605  ;     10 Jan 1996  Peter Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012295  MALAYSIA  Perak  Maxwell Hill  Maxwell Hill  1 Adult Male  Paratype  950  ;     22 Nov 1999  G. Cuccodoro & I. Löbl  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00015504  MALAYSIA  Perak    5 km W of Padang Gerus, along road to Taiping  1 Adult Female  Paratype  200  ;     15 Jan 1995  Peter Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00015504  MALAYSIA  Perak    5 km W of Padang Gerus, along road to Taiping  1 Adult Male  Paratype  200  ;     15 Jan 1995  Peter Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00015328  THAILAND  Nakhon Si Thammarat  Lan Saka District  Kaho Luang National Park, near Karom Waterfall  1 Adult Male    380  8.37919; 99.73953    17 Jul 2005  Peter Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012191  THAILAND  Trang  Nayong District  Khao Banthat Wildlife Sanctuary, near Sairung and Phraisawan Waterfalls  1 Adult Male  Paratype  200  ;   evergreen rain forest  05 Aug 2000  Peter Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012467  THAILAND  Trang  Nayong District  Khao Banthat Wildlife Sanctuary, near Tone Pliu Waterfall  1 Adult Female    200  ;   evergreen rain forest  02 Aug 2000  Peter Schwendinger  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012907  THAILAND  Yala  Than To District  Banglang National Park, near Than To Waterfall  2 Adult Male  Paratype  150  ;   evergreen rain forest  01 Feb 1991  P. Schwendinger  MHNG 


 
 
 
 
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