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Orchestina dentifera Simon, 1893       Get publication


Orchestina dentifera Simon, 1893a: 294 .
Orchestina dentifera Simon, 1893e: 248 (Dmf).
Orchestina dentifera Dalmas, 1916: 232, f. 21, 27 (mf).

            Male (PBI_OON 42164). Total length 1.00. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace pale orange, with net-shaped pattern, ovoid in dorsal view, pars cephalica slightly 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 smooth, sides smooth, 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 dark, needle-like; 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. Chilum absent. Eyes six, well developed, posterior eye row slightly recurved in front view, PME largest, ALE circular, PME oval, PLE circular; posterior eye row recurved from above; ALE separated by more than their diameter, ALE-PLE touching, PME touching throughout most of their length, PLE-PME separated by PME radius to PME diameter. Sternum as long as wide, pale orange, 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 covering entire surface, sickle-shaped structures absent, anterior margin unmodified, posterior margin extending posteriorly beyond anterior edges of coxae IV as single extension, anterior corner unmodified, lateral margin without infra-coxal grooves, distance between coxae approximately equal, extensions of pre-coxal triangles absent, lateral margins unmodified, without posterior hump, coloration as carapace; setae sparse, dark, needle-like, evenly scattered, originating from surface, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium pale orange. Chelicerae straight, anterior face with conical apophysis, anterior margin with at least two long setae; without teeth on both promargin and retromargin; fangs without tooth-like projections, directed medially, shape normal, without prominent basal process, tip unmodified; setae dark, evenly scattered; paturon inner margin with scattered setae, distal region unmodified, inner margin unmodified. Labium elongated hexagon, not fused to sternum, anterior margin not indented at middle, same as sternum in sclerotization; with 6 or more setae on anterior margin, subdistal portion with unmodified setae, median region with two pairs of leaves-shaped setae. Endites distally not excavated, serrula absent, anteromedian tip unmodified, 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; dorsum soft portions white, with gray netlike pattern. Book lung covers large, round, without setae, anterolateral edge unmodified. Posterior spiracles not connected by groove. Pedicel tube medium, with fringe of setae, scuto-pedicel region unmodified, scutum absent, but abdomen extending anteriad 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 absent. Postepigastric scutum absent. Spinneret scutum absent. 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. Colulus present. LEGS: yellow, without color pattern; femur IV thickened, much larger than femora I-III, patella plus tibia I near as long as carapace, tibia I unmodified, tibia I Emerit’s glands absent, 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 spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): metatarsi: IV d0-0-1; p0-0-1; r0-0-1. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Tarsi I to IV without inferior claw. Trichobothria examined with Stereo microscope; tibia: III three, IV three; metatarsus: each with one; at least two trichobothria on tibia I & II. 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 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, wiht ventral dilatation; patella shorter than femur, not enlarged, without prolateral row of ridges, setae unmodified; tibia with at least two trichobothria; cymbium yellow, ovoid in dorsal view, not fused with bulb, not extending beyond distal tip of bulb, plumose setae absent, without stout setae, without distal patch of setae; bulb pale orange, more than 2 times as long as cymbium, stout, spherical.
Orchestina dentifera, male abdomen, dorsal view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---42164)

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Orchestina dentifera, male carapace, dorsal view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---42164)

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Orchestina dentifera, male habitus, lateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---42164)

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Orchestina dentifera, male habitus, dorsal view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---42164)

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Orchestina dentifera, male carapace, anterior view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---42164)

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Orchestina dentifera, male bulb, prolateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---42164)

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Orchestina dentifera, male palp, prolateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---42164)

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Orchestina dentifera, male carapace, anterior view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---01321)

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Orchestina dentifera, male carapace, lateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---01321)

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Orchestina dentifera, male chelicerae, anterior view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---01321)

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Orchestina dentifera, male chelicerae, lateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---01321)

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Orchestina dentifera, male endites, lateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---01321)

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Orchestina dentifera, male eye group, lateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---01321)

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Orchestina dentifera, male labium, ventral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---01321)

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Orchestina dentifera, male palp, lateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---01321)

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Orchestina dentifera, male sternum, ventral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---01321)

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            Female (PBI_OON 42163). Total length 1.00. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace yellow. Clypeus slightly sloping forward. Eyes posterior eye row slightly recurved in front view; PLE-PME separated by less than PME radius. Sternum coloration as carapace. Mouthparts: Chelicerae anterior face unmodified; setae needle-like. Endites serrula present in single row. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. LEGS: Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): metatarsi: IV d0-0-1; p0-0-1; r0-0-1. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria examined with Stereo microscope.
Orchestina dentifera, female habitus, dorsal view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---42163)

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Orchestina dentifera, female carapace, dorsal view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---42163)

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Orchestina dentifera, female habitus, lateral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---42163)

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Orchestina dentifera, female abdomen, dorsal view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---42163)

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Orchestina dentifera, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---42163)

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Orchestina dentifera, female abdomen, ventral view (image by MI, specimen ID: ---42163)

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DISTRIBUTION

BRAZIL ; DOMINICAN REPUBLIC; HAITI; JAMAICA; SEYCHELLES
Orchestina dentifera 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 00042644  BRAZIL  Bahia  Salvador  Jardim Botanico de Salvador  1 Adult Female    29  -12.94139; -38.39083    01 Jan 2008  A. Andrade et al.  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00042163  BRAZIL  Para  Belem  Parque Zoobotânico  1 Adult Female      -1.45333; -48.47638    30 Mar 2009  B. V. B. Rodrigues  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00042164  BRAZIL  Para  Belem  Parque Zoobotânico  1 Adult Male      -1.45333; -48.47638    30 Mar 2009  B. V. B. Rodrigues  MPEG 
PBI_OON 00042561  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC  La Romana    Altos de Chavón on west bank of Río Chavón  1 Adult Male      18.40000; -68.88333    12 Nov 1990  S. Larcher  USNM 
PBI_OON 00042561  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC  La Romana    Altos de Chavón on west bank of Río Chavón  1 Adult Female      18.40000; -68.88333    12 Nov 1990  S. Larcher  USNM 
PBI_OON 00001321  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC  Nacional    Ciudad Trujillo  2 Adult Male    18.46666; -69.90000    03 Mar 1955  A. Nadler  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00001978  HAITI  Damiens    Port- au- Prince  2 Adult Female    31  18.53926; -72.33640    10 Nov 1959  A. Nadler  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00001977  HAITI  Damiens    Port- au- Prince  1 Adult Male    31  18.53926; -72.33640    09 Nov 1959  A. Nadler  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00001976  HAITI  Mariani    Haiti  1 Adult Female    21  18.53802; -72.60994    12 Nov 1959  A. Nadler  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029410  JAMAICA  Kingston    Kingston  3 Adult Female      17.96666; -76.80000    06 Dec 1954  A. Nadler  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00029412  JAMAICA  Kingston    Botanical Gardens  2 Adult Male      ;     16 Nov 1959  A. Nadler  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00029412  JAMAICA  Kingston    Botanical Gardens  2 Adult Female      ;     16 Nov 1959  A. Nadler  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00001499  JAMAICA  Saint Andrew    Liguanea  2 Adult Female      18.01666; -76.76667    25 Oct 1957  A. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029408  JAMAICA  Saint Andrew    Hope Gardens, Kingston  2 Adult Female      18.03333; -76.75000    09 Dec 1954  A. Nadler  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029411  JAMAICA  Saint Andrew    Hope Gardens, Kingston  6 Juvenile sex unknown      18.03333; -76.75000    09 Dec 1954  A. Nadler  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00029414  JAMAICA  Saint Andrew    Hope Gardens, Kingston  6 Juvenile sex unknown      18.03333; -76.75000    14 Mar 1955  A. Nadler  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00001500  JAMAICA  Saint Andrew    Long Mt  1 Adult Male    413  17.98401; -76.74970    26 Oct 1957  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00001501  JAMAICA  Saint Andrew    Liguanea  1 Adult Female      18.01666; -76.76667    25 Oct 1957  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00029411  JAMAICA  Saint Andrew    Hope Gardens, Kingston  2 Adult Female      18.03333; -76.75000    09 Dec 1954  A. Nadler  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00029414  JAMAICA  Saint Andrew    Hope Gardens, Kingston  2 Adult Male      18.03333; -76.75000    14 Mar 1955  A. Nadler  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00001489  JAMAICA  Saint Andrew    Hope Gardens  1 Adult Female      18.03333; -76.75000    02 Nov 1957  A. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00001501  JAMAICA  Saint Andrew    Liguanea  1 Adult Male      18.01666; -76.76667    25 Oct 1957  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00001488  JAMAICA  Saint Andrew    Stony Hill  1 Adult Male    497  18.07900; -76.78300    18 Oct 1957  A. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00001499  JAMAICA  Saint Andrew    Liguanea  3 Adult Male      18.01666; -76.76667    25 Oct 1957  A. Chickering  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029409  JAMAICA  Saint Andrew    Hope Gardens, Kingston  5 Adult Female      18.03333; -76.75000    16 Mar 1955  A. Nadler  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00001987  JAMAICA  Saint Andrew    Liguanea, Mona Road  1 Adult Male      18.01666; -76.76667    15 Oct 1937  A. Chickering  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00050030  SEYCHELLES  Silhouette    Anse Cimitiere  1 Adult Male  Holotype    -4.48969; 55.25460  under Casuarina bark  17 Jan 1999  M. Saaristo  MZT 
PBI_OON 00050029  SEYCHELLES  Silhouette    Anse Cimitiere  3 Adult Male  Paratype    -4.48969; 55.25460  from old stems of Ipomea habging down from stones  18 Jan 1999  M. Saaristo  MZT 
PBI_OON 00050029  SEYCHELLES  Silhouette    Anse Cimitiere  3 Adult Female  Paratype    -4.48969; 55.25460  from old stems of Ipomea hanging down from stones  18 Jan 1999  M. Saaristo  MZT 


 
 
 
 
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