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Camptoscaphiella hilaris Brignoli, 1978       Get publication


Camptoscaphiella hilaris Brignoli, 1978k: 33, f. 1-3 (Dm).

            Male (PBI_OON 23376). Total length 1.62. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace pale orange, 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; non-marginal pars cephalica setae setae lost. Clypeus margin unmodified, straight in front view, sloping forward in lateral view, median projection absent. Chilum absent. Eyes six, well developed, aLE:0.065, PME:0.060; PLE:0.060, all subequal, ALE circular, PME oval, PLE oval; posterior eye row straight from both above and front; ALE separated by less than their radius, ALE-PLE touching, PME touching for less than half their length, PLE-PME touching. Sternum as long as wide, pale orange, uniform, 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 finely reticulate, 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, sternum heart-shaped with bulged anterio-lateral corners; setae sparse, light, 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 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, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization, anteromedian part with brush-like seatae. 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, unmodified, 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 1/2 to 3/4 of abdomen, between 1/4 and 1/2 abdomen width, not 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, short, only around epigastric furrow, fused to epigastric scutum, anterior margin unmodified, without posteriorly directed lateral apodemes. 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 represented only by setae. LEGS: yellow, 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): tibiae: I, II p2-0-2; r2-0-2; metatarsi: I, II p1-0-1; r1-0-1; (leg I: tibia I , II with 4 pairs of long spines; metatarsu I, II with 2 pairs of long spines. ). 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 normal size, 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 = 0.51 mm, connection to femur = 0.28 mm, C=0.54 patella width = 0.16 mm L/W= 3.2; tibia trichobothria not examined; cymbium orange-brown, not fused with bulb, not extending beyond distal tip of bulb, plumose setae absent, without stout setae, without distal patch of setae, tarsal organ cymbium from dorsla view rectangular; bulb orange-brown, more than 2 times as long as cymbium, stout, spherical, distal part bulb connected to cymbium only by a thin connection. Embolus with long tringular medially bent tip and prolateral spine-like appendis..
Camptoscaphiella hilaris, male palp, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23376)

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Camptoscaphiella hilaris, male palp, retrolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23376)

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Camptoscaphiella hilaris, male palp, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23376)

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Camptoscaphiella hilaris, male carapace, anterior view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23376)

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Camptoscaphiella hilaris, male chelicerae, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23376)

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Camptoscaphiella hilaris, male chelicerae, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23376)

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Camptoscaphiella hilaris, male habitus, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23376)

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Camptoscaphiella hilaris, male habitus, lateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23376)

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Camptoscaphiella hilaris, male habitus, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23376)

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Camptoscaphiella hilaris, male palp, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23376)

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Camptoscaphiella hilaris, male palp, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23376)

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Camptoscaphiella hilaris, male palp, retrolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23376)

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Camptoscaphiella hilaris, male sternum, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---23376)

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DISTRIBUTION

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Camptoscaphiella hilaris 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 00023365  BHUTAN      Thimphu  1 Adult Male  Holotype    27.43333; 89.51666    01 Jan 1972  W. Wittmer  NMB 


 
 
 
 
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