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Camptoscaphiella fulva       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 15528). Total length 1.27. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace yellow-brown, without any pattern, broadly oval in dorsal view, pars cephalica slightly elevated 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 without extension or projections, posterolateral surface without spikes, surface of elevated portion of pars cephalica strongly reticulate, sides strongly reticulate, thorax without depressions, fovea absent, 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 light, needle-like, present in u-shaped row; non-marginal pars thoracica setae absent; marginal setae absent. Clypeus margin unmodified, straight in front view, sloping forward 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, aLE:0.048; PME:0.047; PLE:0.047, ALE largest, ALE circular, PME oval, PLE circular; 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 touching. Sternum as long as wide, pale orange, uniform, not fused to carapace, median concavity absent, with 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 with semicircular depression in the middle half, 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 with narrow extensions between coxae, without posterior hump, radial furrows shallow; setae sparse, light, 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 light, needle-like, densest medially; paturon distal region unmodified, posterior surface unmodified, promargin unmodified, inner margin unmodified, laminate groove absent. Labium triangular, not fused to sternum, anterior margin indented at middle, same as sternum in sclerotization. Endites distally not excavated, serrula present in single row, anteromedian tip unmodified, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization, anteromedian tip with brush-like strukture. ABDOMEN: ovoid, 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 connected by groove. Pedicel tube short, ribbed, 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, 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 absent. Postepigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, pale orange, almost semicircular, covering about 1/2 of abdominal length, fused to epigastric scutum, anterior margin unmodified, without posteriorly directed lateral apodemes. Spinneret scutum posterior part of abdomen lost.. Dorsum setae present, light, needle-like. Epigastric area setae uniform, light, needle-like. Postepigastric area setae present, light, needle-like. Dense patch of setae anterior to spinnerets absent. Colulus not present because posterior part of abdomen damaged.. LEGS: pale orange, without color pattern; femur IV not thickened, same size as femora I-III, patella plus tibia I longer 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 spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): (leg I: with 4 pairs of ventral spines on tibia and 2 pairs of long ventral spines on metatarsus, leg II: tibia and metatasus lost. ). 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 large, circular, situated at level of anterior spiracles, unmodified; furrow without omega-shaped insertions, without setae. Palp normal size, strongly sclerotized, right and left palps symmetrical, proximal segments orange-brown; embolus dark, prolateral excavation absent; trochanter minute, unmodified; femur normal size, two or more times as long as trochanter, without posteriorly rounded lateral dilation, attaching to patella medially; patella longer than femur, much larger than femur, without prolateral row of ridges, setae unmodified, extremely long = 0.48 mm, connection to femur = 0.34 mm, C=0.71; patella width = 0.15 mm L/W= 3.2; tibia short, globular, trichobothria not examined; cymbium orange-brown, narrow 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 orange-brown, more than 2 times as long as cymbium, slender, tapering apically, distal part bulb connected to cymbium only by a thin connection. Embolus with bifurcate ventral and complex dorsal part..
Camptoscaphiella fulva, male abdomen, anterior view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12528)

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Camptoscaphiella fulva, male abdomen, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12528)

CAMPTFULVAmpabdv12528BB.tif

Camptoscaphiella fulva, male carapace, anterior view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12528)

CAMPTFULVAmpcara12528BB.tif

Camptoscaphiella fulva, male carapace, lateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12528)

CAMPTFULVAmpcarl12528BB.tif

Camptoscaphiella fulva, male habitus, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12528)

CAMPTFULVAmphabd12528BB.tif

Camptoscaphiella fulva, male habitus, lateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12528)

CAMPTFULVAmphabl12528BB.tif

Camptoscaphiella fulva, male habitus, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12528)

CAMPTFULVAmphabv12528BB.tif

Camptoscaphiella fulva, male leg I, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12528)

CAMPTFULVAmple1p12528BB.tif

Camptoscaphiella fulva, male palp, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12528)

CAMPTFULVAmppald12528BB.tif

Camptoscaphiella fulva, male palp, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12528)

CAMPTFULVAmppalp12528BB.tif

Camptoscaphiella fulva, male palp, retrolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12528)

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Camptoscaphiella fulva, male sternum, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12528)

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Camptoscaphiella fulva, male palp, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12528)

CAMPTFULVAmdpald12528BB.tif

Camptoscaphiella fulva, male palp, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12528)

CAMPTFULVAmdpalp12528BB.tif

Camptoscaphiella fulva, male palp, retrolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12528)

CAMPTFULVAmdpalr12528BB.tif


            Female (PBI_OON 12527). Total length 1.97. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace pars cephalica strongly elevated in lateral view, surface of elevated portion of pars cephalica finely reticulate, sides finely reticulate; non-marginal pars cephalica setae present, scattered. Eyes aLE:0.085; PME:0.080; PLE:0.077. Sternum anterior margin unmodified, furrows shallow. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: Pedicel unmodified. Dorsal scutum yellow-brown, not fused to epigastric scutum. Epigastric scutum small lateral sclerites present, without lateral joints. Postepigastric scutum yellow-brown, widely hexagonal, not fused to epigastric scutum, with short posteriorly directed lateral apodemes. Spinneret scutum absent, postepigastric scutum with lateral joints fitting inside under epigastric scutum, apodemes only seen from inside.. Colulus represented only by setae. LEGS: Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): femora: I p0-1-1; (leg I: with 4 pairs of ventral spines on tibia and 2 pairs of long ventral spines on metatarsus, leg II: with 4 pairs of ventral spines on tibia and 2 pairs of long ventral spines on metatarsus. ). Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Ventral view: epigynal area wide and shallow; anterior short pointed, situated in the middle of atrium;. Dorsal view: cpopulatory duct short, drop-shaped; apodemes strong, posteriorly directed reaching beyond postepigastric groove.
Camptoscaphiella fulva, female abdomen, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12527)

CAMPTFULVAfpabdv12527BB.tif

Camptoscaphiella fulva, female carapace, anterior view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12527)

CAMPTFULVAfpcara12527BB.tif

Camptoscaphiella fulva, female carapace, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12527)

CAMPTFULVAfpcard12527BB.tif

Camptoscaphiella fulva, female carapace, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12527)

CAMPTFULVAfpcarv12527BB.tif

Camptoscaphiella fulva, female habitus, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12527)

CAMPTFULVAfphabd12527BB.tif

Camptoscaphiella fulva, female habitus, lateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12527)

CAMPTFULVAfphabl12527BB.tif

Camptoscaphiella fulva, female habitus, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12527)

CAMPTFULVAfphabv12527BB.tif

Camptoscaphiella fulva, female leg I, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12527)

CAMPTFULVAfple1p12527BB.tif

Camptoscaphiella fulva, female epigynum, epigynal area, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12527)

CAMPTFULVAfpepid12527BB.tif

Camptoscaphiella fulva, female epigynum, epigynal area, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---12527)

CAMPTFULVAfdepid12527BB.tif

 

DISTRIBUTION

INDIA ; PAKISTAN
Camptoscaphiella fulva 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 00012807  INDIA  Himachal Pradesh    Mashobra Forest, 10km NE-Simla  3 Adult Female    2100  31.09880; 77.24504    30 Oct 1988  S. Vit  MNVG 
PBI_OON 00012527  INDIA  Uttar Pradesh  Garhwal  10 km E of Dhanolti  2 Adult Female    2450  ;     21 Oct 1979  I. Löbl  MNVG 
PBI_OON 00016184  PAKISTAN  Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (Northwest Frontier Province)    Kalam, Swat  1 Adult Female    2100  ;     12 May 1983  C. Besuchet, I. Löbl  MNVG 
PBI_OON 00012555  PAKISTAN      Kagham Valley, Malkandi Frst (Hazara)  1 Adult Male    1450  34.68333; 73.46666    06 Jun 1985  S. Vit  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012472  PAKISTAN      Kagham Valley, Malkandi Frst (Hazara)  1 Adult Male    1450  34.68333; 73.46666    06 Jun 1985  S. Vit  MHNG 
PBI_OON 00012528  PAKISTAN      Kagham Valley, Malkandi Frst (Hazara)  1 Adult Male    1450  34.68333; 73.46666    06 Jun 1985  S. Vit  MHNG 


 
 
 
 
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