Welcome Locality Data Entry        | Links | About Oonopidae | Outreach | Sign In 
Home | Project Description | Investigators | Species Pages |
Home >> Species Pages >>
OONOPIDAE SPECIES DESCRIPTION
(1) List all species     
OR       (2) Search by: Select the genus
Select the species
(Female redundant descriptions removed)
Escaphiella pocone       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 27740). Total length 1.57. 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, granulate microsculpture along margins, without radiating rows of pits, granulate microsculpture along the surface of pars thoracica nearly reaching apex; 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 touching, ALE-PLE touching, PME touching throughout most of their length, PLE-PME touching. 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 sparse, dark, needle-like, densest laterally, originating from surface, without hair tufts. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium pale orange. Chelicerae slightly divergent, anterior face unmodified, paturon with anterolateral keel and one large plumose seta on anterior and posterior face at middle of fang base.; 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. Labium triangular, 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. Endites distally excavated, serrula absent, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization, anteriorly deeply depressed, with transverse ridge. Antero-dorsally with a modified thickened rounded tip. ABDOMEN: ovoid, without long posterior extension, rounded posteriorly, inter-scutal membrane rows of small sclerotized platelets absent posteriorly; dorsum soft portions white, striped pigmentation under dorsal scuta. Book lung covers large, ovoid, without setae, anterolateral edge unmodified. Posterior spiracles connected by groove. Pedicel tube medium, 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 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, lateral side of postepigastric scutum smooth. Spinneret scutum present, incomplete ring. Supra-anal 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. Interscutal membrane with setae. Colulus represented only by setae. Spinnerets: PMS: pMS present (seen under compound microscope). LEGS: pale orange, without color pattern; femur IV not thickened, same size as femora I-III, patella plus tibia I shorter than carapace, tibia IV specialized hairs on ventral apex absent, tibia IV ventral scopula absent, metatarsi III and IV weak ventral scopula absent. Leg spines absent. Trichobothria examined with Stereo microscope; tibia: each with three; metatarsus: each with one. GENITALIA: Epigastric region with sperm pore large, circular, situated at level of anterior spiracles; furrow without omega-shaped insertions, without setae. Palp normal size, not strongly sclerotized, right and left palps symmetrical, proximal segments pale orange; embolus dark, prolateral excavation absent, embolus thick, bent about half way its length; 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 with 3 trichobothria; cymbium pale orange, 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 pale orange, 1 to 1.5 times as long as cymbium, stout, tapering apically, prolateral surface with stridulatory file..
Escaphiella pocone, male abdomen, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconmpabdv27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male booklung covers, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconmpbocl27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male carapace, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconmpcard27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male carapace, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconmpcarl27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male gonopore (male genital area), ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconmpgonv27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male habitus, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconmphaba27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male habitus, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconmphabd27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male habitus, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconmphabl27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male habitus, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconmphabv27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male palp, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconmppald27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male palp, prolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconmppalp27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male palp, retrolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconmppalr27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male palp, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconmppalv27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male pedicel, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconmppeda27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male sternum, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconmpstev27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male ALS, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27722)

Escappoconmsalsa27722ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male gonopore (male genital area), ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27722)

Escappoconmsgonv27722ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male spinnerets, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27722)

Escappoconmsspia27722ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male endites, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27722)

Escappoconmsendd27722ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male labium, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27722)

Escappoconmslabv27722ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male labrum, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27722)

Escappoconmslard27722ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male chelicerae, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27722)

Escappoconmschea27722ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male chelicerae, posterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27722)

Escappoconmschet27722ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male sternum, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27722)

Escappoconmsstev27722ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male abdomen, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27722)

Escappoconmsabdd27722ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male carapace, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27722)

Escappoconmscard27722ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male endites, modified setae, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27722)

Escappoconmsemsv27722ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, male endites, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27722)

Escappoconmsendv27722ND.tif


            Female (PBI_OON 27740). Total length 1.62. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace granulate microsculpture along margins, granulate microsculpture along the surface of pars thoracica nearly reaching apex. Mouthparts: Chelicerae paturon with anterolateral keel and one large plumose seta on anterior and posterior face at middle of fang base.. Endites anteromedian tip unmodified. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges, prolateral surface of palpal femur with stridulatory file, palpal tarsus with distal setae forming a distal patch of setae; trichobothria tibia with three dorsal trichobothria. ABDOMEN: dorsum soft portions without color pattern, striped pigmentation under dorsal scuta. Dorsal scutum absent. Epigastric scutum without lateral joints. Postepigastric scutum lateral side of postepigastric scutum smooth. Spinnerets: PMS: pMS present (seen under compound microscope). LEGS: tibia I unmodified. Leg spines absent. Trichobothria examined with Stereo microscope.
Escaphiella pocone, female abdomen, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconfpabdv27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, female booklung covers, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconfpbocl27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, female carapace, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconfpcard27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, female carapace, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconfpcarl27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconfpepiv27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, female habitus, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconfphaba27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, female habitus, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconfphabd27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, female habitus, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconfphabl27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, female habitus, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconfphabv27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, female sternum, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconfpstev27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, female pedicel, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27740)

Escappoconfppeda27740ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, female ALS, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27722)

Escappoconfsalsa27722ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27722)

Escappoconfsepiv27722ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, female PLS, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27722)

Escappoconfsplsa27722ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, female PMS, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27722)

Escappoconfspmsa27722ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, female spinnerets, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27722)

Escappoconfsspia27722ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, female abdomen, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27722)

Escappoconfsabdd27722ND.tif

Escaphiella pocone, female carapace, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---27722)

Escappoconfscard27722ND.tif

 

DISTRIBUTION

BRAZIL
Escaphiella pocone coordinates
Click the following link for a map from Discover Life which displays the records below. You can click anywhere on that map to zoom in, and clicking on any point will display the full data for that locality Escaphiella pocone, Discover Life Map
 

MATERIAL EXAMINED
Order by:    
PBI USI Country State Division Locality Sex Type Status Elevation(m) GPS Coordinate Habitat Collection_Date Collector Inst. Code
PBI_OON 00027736  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Male      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027739  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Female      -16.25970; -56.62690    01 Jan 2003  M. Marques, N. Pinho  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027741  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Female      -16.25970; -56.62690    01 Jan 2003  M. Marques, N. Pinho  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027744  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Pocone  2 Adult Female  Holotype    -16.25970; -56.62690    01 Jan 2003  I. Marques  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027722  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  2 Adult Male      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027725  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Male      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027729  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Male      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027732  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Female      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027739  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Male      -16.25970; -56.62690    01 Jan 2003  M. Marques, N. Pinho  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027741  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Male      -16.25970; -56.62690    01 Jan 2003  M. Marques, N. Pinho  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027744  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Pocone  1 Adult Male      -16.25970; -56.62690    01 Jan 2003  I. Marques  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027721  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Male      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027724  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  2 Adult Male      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027728  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Male      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027731  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  2 Adult Female      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027735  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Female      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027738  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Male      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027740  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  13 Adult Female      -16.25970; -56.62690    01 Jan 2003  M. Marques, N. Pinho  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027743  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Male      -16.25970; -56.62690    01 Jan 2003  M. Marques, N. Pinho  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027745  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Pocone  3 Adult Female      -16.25970; -56.62690    01 Jan 2003  I. Marques  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027720  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  2 Adult Female      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027723  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Female      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027727  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Male      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027731  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Male      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027734  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Female      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027737  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Male      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027740  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  20 Adult Male      -16.25970; -56.62690    01 Jan 2003  M. Marques, N. Pinho  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027742  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Female      -16.25970; -56.62690    01 Jan 2003  M. Marques, N. Pinho  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027745  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Pocone  1 Adult Male      -16.25970; -56.62690    01 Jan 2003  I. Marques  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027722  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  2 Adult Female      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027726  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Female      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027730  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  1 Adult Female      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027733  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso    Nossa Senhora do Livramento, Pantanal do Pocone, Fazenda Retiro Novo  2 Adult Female      -15.80000; -56.36670    01 Jan 2004  L. Battirola  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027714  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso do Sul    Brasilandia, Usina Hidreletrica Sergio Motta  1 Adult Male      -21.22579; -52.04974    16 Jul 2000  Equipe IBSP  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027718  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso do Sul    Corumba, near Rodova MS184, Fazenda Sao Bento, Pantanal  1 Adult Female      -21.00000; -55.16670    01 Jul 1999  J. Raizer  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027713  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso do Sul    Corumba, near Rio Miranda, Fazenda Nove de Ouro, Pantanal  1 Adult Female      -19.53544; -57.15791    01 Jul 2000  J. Raizer  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027717  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso do Sul    Brasilandia, Usina Hidreletrica Sergio Motta  1 Adult Male      -21.22579; -52.04974    16 Jul 2000  Equipe IBSP  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027715  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso do Sul    Brasilandia, Usina Hidreletrica Sergio Motta  1 Adult Male      -21.22579; -52.04974    16 Jul 2000  Equipe IBSP  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027716  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso do Sul    Brasilandia, Usina Hidreletrica Sergio Motta  3 Adult Male      -21.22579; -52.04974    16 Jul 2000  Equipe IBSP  IBSP 
PBI_OON 00027719  BRAZIL  Mato Grosso do Sul    Corumba, Passo da Lontra, Pantanal  1 Adult Female      -19.64888; -57.02638    01 Jan 1998  J. Raizer  IBSP 


 
 
 
 
The American Museum of Natural History, New York, in collaboration with
The California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco   The University of California, Berkeley
The Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago   George Washington University, Washington DC
 
©Copyright 2006-2022. All Rights Reserved.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. DEB 0613754. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.
If the format of any material on the website interferes with your ability to access that material, please contact us at [email protected]