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Scaphiella barroana Gertsch, 1941       Get publication


Scaphiella barroana Gertsch, 1941a: 10, f. 20-22 (Dmf).
Scaphiella barroana Chickering, 1951a: 234, f. 22-23 (f).

            Male (PBI_OON 29894). Total length 1.30. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace pale orange, without any 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, granulations restricted to tiny patches near posterior margin of carapace; lateral margin straight, rebordered, with blunt 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, ALE largest, ALE circular, PME squared, PLE oval; posterior eye row procurved from both above and 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, pale orange, uniform, 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 smooth, without pits, microsculpture absent, 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 approximately equal, extensions of pre-coxal triangles absent, lateral margins unmodified, without posterior hump; setae abundant, dark, needle-like, evenly scattered, originating from surface, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium pale orange. 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 scattered setae, distal region unmodified, posterior surface unmodified, promargin unmodified, inner margin unmodified, laminate groove absent. Labium triangular, fused to sternum, anterior margin indented at middle, same as sternum in sclerotization; subdistal portion with unmodified setae. Endites distally excavated, serrula absent, anteromedian tip unmodified, 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, ovoid, without setae, anterolateral edge unmodified. Posterior spiracles not connected by groove. Pedicel tube medium, ribbed, 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 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, long, semicircular, covering nearly full length 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. 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 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. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Epigastric region with sperm pore large, circular, 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, embolus very short, bulb slightly enlarged near embolar base; trochanter normal size, unmodified; femur normal size, two or more times as long as trochanter, without posteriorly rounded lateral dilation, attaching to patella basally, slightly expanded; 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, extending beyond distal tip of bulb, plumose setae absent, without stout setae, with distal patch of setae; bulb yellow, 1 to 1.5 times as long as cymbium, stout, tapering apically.
Scaphiella barroana, male abdomen, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29894)

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Scaphiella barroana, male carapace, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29894)

Scaphbarrompcara29894ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, male carapace, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29894)

Scaphbarrompcard29894ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, male carapace, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29894)

Scaphbarrompcarl29894ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, male habitus, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29894)

Scaphbarromphaba29894ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, male habitus, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29894)

Scaphbarromphabd29894ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, male habitus, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29894)

Scaphbarromphabl29894ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, male habitus, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29894)

Scaphbarromphabv29894ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, male palp, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29894)

Scaphbarromppald29894ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, male palp, prolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29894)

Scaphbarromppalp29894ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, male palp, retrolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29894)

Scaphbarromppalr29894ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, male palp, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29894)

Scaphbarromppalv29894ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, male pedicel, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29894)

Scaphbarromppeda29894ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, male sternum, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29894)

Scaphbarrompstev29894ND.tif


            Female (PBI_OON 29875). Total length 1.17. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace granulations restricted to tiny patches near posterior margin of carapace. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus expanded, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: Dorsal scutum absent. Epigastric scutum without lateral joints. LEGS: Leg spines absent. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Shape: anterior sclerite short, anteriorly very narrow.
Scaphiella barroana, female carapace, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29875)

Scaphbarrofpcard29875ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, female carapace, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29875)

Scaphbarrofpcarl29875ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29875)

Scaphbarrofpepiv29875ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, female habitus, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29875)

Scaphbarrofphaba29875ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, female habitus, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29875)

Scaphbarrofphabd29875ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, female habitus, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29875)

Scaphbarrofphabl29875ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, female habitus, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29875)

Scaphbarrofphabv29875ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, female pedicel, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29875)

Scaphbarrofppeda29875ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, female sternum, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29875)

Scaphbarrofpstev29875ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, female carapace, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29875)

Scaphbarrofpcara29875ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---16069)

Scaphbarrofpifgd16069ND.tif

Scaphiella barroana, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---16069)

Scaphbarrofpifgv16069ND.tif

 

DISTRIBUTION

COLOMBIA ; PANAMA
Scaphiella barroana 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 00002620  COLOMBIA  Cundinamarca    Finca Bella Vista near Sasaima  1 Adult Male      4.89806; -74.43694  leaf litter at night  07 May 1965  P., D. Craig  CAS 
PBI_OON 00029615  COLOMBIA  Meta    Quebrada Susumuco, 23 km NW Villavicencio  1 Adult Female    1000  4.39043; -74.45324  forest litter  02 Mar 1972  S. Peck  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029621  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Male      9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  16 May 1976  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00029625  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Male      9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  24 Aug 1975  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00029628  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  3 Adult Male      9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  04 Jun 1977  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00029631  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Female      9.16666; -79.16666  Leaf Litter  01 Jul 1961  unknown  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029640  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Achiote road, 9 mi SW Gatun  1 Adult Female      9.15137; -79.97736  rainforest, litter  19 Jun 1976  A. Newton  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00000313  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Male  Holotype    9.15472; -79.84806  rainforest, litter  12 Jul 1938  E. Wlliams  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029878  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  3 Adult Female      9.16667; -79.85000  rainforest, litter  01 Jul 1943  J. Zetek  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00029883  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  3 Adult Male      9.16667; -79.85000  rainforest, litter  01 Jul 1943  J. Zetek  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00029620  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  2 Adult Female      9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  09 Jul 1977  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00029624  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Female      9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  12 Oct 1975  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00029627  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Female      9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  18 Jul 1977  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00029630  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Female      9.15472; -79.84806  forest stream, wet leaves and flood debris  12 Feb 1976  A. Newton  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00029638  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Female  Paratype    9.15472; -79.84806  forest stream, wet leaves and flood debris  12 Jul 1938  E. Wlliams  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029878  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Male      9.16667; -79.85000  forest stream, wet leaves and flood debris  01 Jul 1943  J. Zetek  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00000316  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Female      9.15472; -79.84806  forest litter  21 Jul 1958  A. Blest  BMNH 
PBI_OON 00029882  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  3 Adult Female      9.15472; -79.84806  forest litter  01 Jun 1946  J. Zetek  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00029620  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Male      9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  09 Jul 1977  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00029623  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  2 Adult Male      9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  25 Dec 1975  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00029627  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Male      9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  18 Jul 1977  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00029629  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Male      9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  28 Mar 1976  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00029638  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Male  Paratype    9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  12 Jul 1938  E. Wlliams  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029877  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Male      9.16667; -79.85000  Leaf Litter  01 Jun 1946  J. Zetek  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00000316  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  6 Adult Male      9.15472; -79.84806  forest litter  21 Jul 1958  A. Blest  BMNH 
PBI_OON 00029881  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  2 Adult Male      9.15472; -79.84806  forest litter  01 Jun 1946  J. Zetek  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00029619  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Male      9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  21 Feb 1977  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00029622  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Male      9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  31 Aug 1975  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00029626  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  4 Adult Male      9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  02 Jul 1977  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00029628  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  2 Adult Female      9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  04 Jun 1977  S. Levings  USNM 
PBI_OON 00029637  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Male      9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  01 Nov 1952  J. Zetek  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029644  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Male      9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  13 Jul 1938  E. Wlliams  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00000313  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Female      9.15472; -79.84806  Leaf Litter  12 Jul 1938  E. Wlliams  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029880  PANAMA  Canal Zone    Barro Colorado Island  1 Adult Male      9.16667; -79.85000  Leaf Litter  01 Oct 1941  J. Zetek  MCZ 
PBI_OON 00029870  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  2 Adult Male      9.28555; -79.98508  litter    R. Didham et al.  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00029874  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Female      9.27695; -79.97295  litter  23 Oct 2003  R. Didham, L. Fagan  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00029892  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.27965; -79.97446  litter  14 Jul 2004  M. Rapp  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00029896  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.27965; -79.97446  litter    unknown  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00029900  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.27988; -79.97498  litter  12 Sept 2004  M. Rapp  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00038232  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.27965; -79.97446  litter  18 Oct 2004  E. Medianero  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00037485  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  4 Adult Male      9.27965; -79.97446  litter  15 May 2004  unknown  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00029869  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.28555; -79.98508  litter  15 May 2004  R. Didham et al.  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00029873  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.28555; -79.98508  litter  23 Aug 2004  M. Rapp  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00029891  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.27988; -79.97498  litter    M. Rapp  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00029895  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Female      9.27965; -79.97446  litter  04 Jun 2004  M. Rapp  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00029899  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  2 Adult Female      9.27695; -79.97295  litter  25 May 2004  R. Didham et al.  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00036752  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.27965; -79.97446  litter    unknown  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00037484  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Female      9.27965; -79.97446  litter  06 May 2004  E. Medianero  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00037488  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.27965; -79.97446  litter  06 May 2004  E. Medianero  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00029872  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.27965; -79.97446  litter  14 Jul 2004  M. Rapp  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00029876  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  3 Adult Male      9.28555; -79.98508  litter  25 May 2004  R. Didham et al.  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00029894  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.27965; -79.97446  litter  18 Oct 2003  R. Didham, L. Fagan  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00029898  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.27965; -79.97446  litter  23 Sept 2003  R. Didham, L. Fagan  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00001838  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Female      9.27965; -79.97446  litter    unknown  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00037483  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.27965; -79.97446  litter  18 Oct 2004  E. Medianero  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00037487  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.27965; -79.97446  litter  25 Sept 2003  E. Medianero, A. Tishechkin  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00029871  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.27965; -79.97446  litter  04 Jun 2004  M. Rapp  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00026367  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.27956; -79.99158  litter  04 Jun 2004  M. Rapp  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00029875  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Female      9.27695; -79.97295  litter  18 Oct 2003  R. Didham, L. Fagan  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00029893  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.27965; -79.97446  litter  14 Jul 2004  M. Rapp  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00029897  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.27965; -79.97446  litter  12 Sept 2004  M. Rapp  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00001838  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.27965; -79.97446  litter    unknown  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00037482  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.27965; -79.97446  litter  18 Oct 2004  E. Medianero  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00037486  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.27965; -79.97446  litter  25 Sept 2003  E. Medianero, A. Tishechkin  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00029868  PANAMA  Colon    San Lorenzo Protected Area  1 Adult Male      9.27965; -79.97446  litter  23 Oct 2003  R. Didham, L. Fagan  ZMUC 
PBI_OON 00016069  PANAMA  Panama    Parque Nacional Soberania  2 Adult Male      9.07671; -79.68566  secondary forest, forest litter  07 Aug 1983  P. Lehtinen  MZUT 
PBI_OON 00016069  PANAMA  Panama    Parque Nacional Soberania  3 Adult Female      9.07671; -79.68566  secondary forest, forest litter  07 Aug 1983  P. Lehtinen  MZUT 


 
 
 
 
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