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Khamisina ibadan       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 51506). Total length 1.21. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace yellow, without any pattern, elongated hexagonal in dorsal view, pars cephalica flat 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, thorax without depressions, fovea absent, surface punctate, 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 slightly rebordered, straight in front view, sloping forward in lateral view, high, ALE separated from edge of carapace by their radius or more, median projection present; setae present, dark, needle-like. Chilum undivided. 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 longer than wide, yellow, 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 finely punctuate, without pits, microsculpture everywhere but middle, sickle-shaped structures absent, anterior margin with continuous transverse groove, posterior margin not extending posteriorly of coxae IV, anterior corner unmodified, lateral margin without infra-coxal grooves, distance between coxae II and III greater than distance between coxae I and II, and coxae III and IV, 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 surface, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium yellow. 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 triangular, 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 distally not excavated, serrula absent, anteromedian tip with one strong, tooth-like projection, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization, endites with sinuous, elongated anterior projection. ABDOMEN: cylindrical, without long posterior extension, rounded posteriorly, inter-scutal membrane rows of small sclerotized platelets absent posteriorly; dorsum soft portions white, with four dark chevrons connected by dark stripe along midline. Book lung covers large, ovoid, without setae, anterolateral edge unmodified. Posterior spiracles connected by groove. Pedicel tube short, unmodified, scuto-pedicel region unmodified, scutum not 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 absent. Epigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, not surrounding pedicel, not protruding, small lateral sclerites absent. Postepigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, yellow, short, only around epigastric furrow, not fused to epigastric scutum, anterior margin unmodified, without posteriorly directed lateral apodemes. Spinneret scutum absent. Dorsum setae present, dark, needle-like. Epigastric area setae uniform, dark, needle-like. Postepigastric area setae present, dark, needle-like. Dense patch of setae anterior to spinnerets absent. 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 not visible; furrow without omega-shaped insertions, without setae. Palp normal size, not strongly sclerotized, right and left palps symmetrical, proximal segments yellow; embolus light, prolateral excavation absent, with expanded 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, spherical.
Khamisina ibadan, male habitus, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, male sternum, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, male endites, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, male palp, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, male palp, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

Khamnibadamppalv51506LE.tif

Khamisina ibadan, male palp, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, male sternum, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, male endites, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

Khamnibadamsendv51506LE.tif

Khamisina ibadan, male endites, modified setae, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, male palp, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, male palp, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, male embolus, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, male embolus, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, male embolus, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, male palp, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, male embolus, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, male spinnerets, posterior view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, male endites, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, male endites, modified setae, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, male palpal tibia, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, male chelicerae, anterior view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, male chelicerae, posterior view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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            Female (PBI_OON 51506). Total length 1.25. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace surface punctate. Endites serrula present in single row, anteromedian tip unmodified. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: dorsum soft portions with four dark chevrons connected by dark stripe along midline. Epigastric scutum without lateral joints. LEGS: Leg spines absent. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined.
Khamisina ibadan, female sternum, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, female abdomen, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

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Khamisina ibadan, female habitus, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---09363)

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Khamisina ibadan, female sternum, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---09363)

Khamnibadafpstev09363LE.tif

Khamisina ibadan, female abdomen, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---09363)

Khamnibadafpabdv09363LE.tif

Khamisina ibadan, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---09363)

Khamnibadafpepiv09363LE.tif

Khamisina ibadan, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---09363)

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Khamisina ibadan, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---09363)

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Khamisina ibadan, female sternum, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

Khamnibadafsstev51506LE.tif

Khamisina ibadan, female endites, ventral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

Khamnibadafsendv51506LE.tif

Khamisina ibadan, female spinnerets, posterior view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

Khamnibadafsspit51506LE.tif

Khamisina ibadan, female palpal tibia, dorsal view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

Khamnibadafsptid51506LE.tif

Khamisina ibadan, female palp, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

Khamnibadafspalp51506LE.tif

Khamisina ibadan, female palp, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

Khamnibadafspalr51506LE.tif

Khamisina ibadan, female palpal claw, prolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

Khamnibadafspclp51506LE.tif

Khamisina ibadan, female palpal claw, retrolateral view (image by LE, specimen ID: ---51506)

Khamnibadafspclr51506LE.tif

 

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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 00051506  NIGERIA  Oyo    International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan  1 Adult Female  Allotype    7.49716; 3.89654    27 Dec 1973  A. Russell-Smith  BMNH 
PBI_OON 00009574  NIGERIA  Oyo    International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan  1 Adult Male      7.49716; 3.89654  bush fallow  01 Nov 1973  A. Russell-Smith  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00051506  NIGERIA  Oyo    International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan  1 Adult Male  Holotype    7.49716; 3.89654  bush fallow  27 Dec 1973  A. Russell-Smith  BMNH 
PBI_OON 00009641  NIGERIA  Oyo    Ibadan  2 Adult Male      7.23333; 3.50000  bush fallow  27 Dec 1973  Russell-Smith, A.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00051506  NIGERIA  Oyo    International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan  4 Adult Female  Paratype    7.49716; 3.89654  bush fallow  27 Dec 1973  A. Russell-Smith  BMNH 
PBI_OON 00009363  NIGERIA  Oyo    Ibadan  1 Adult Female      7.23333; 3.50000  riverine woodland  07 Mar 1974  Russell-Smith, A.  MRAC 
PBI_OON 00051506  NIGERIA  Oyo    International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan  3 Adult Male  Paratype    7.49716; 3.89654  riverine woodland  27 Dec 1973  A. Russell-Smith  BMNH 
PBI_OON 00009113  NIGERIA  Oyo    International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Ibadan  1 Adult Female      7.49716; 3.89654  riverine woodland  27 Dec 1973  A. Russell-Smith  MRAC 


 
 
 
 
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