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Scaphiella hone       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON_0026838). Total length 1.20. 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 granulate, thorax without depressions, fovea absent, without radiating rows of pits, granulations opposite intercoxal areas and along lateral edges of posterior declivity; 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, covered with small round pits, microsculpture everywhere but middle, 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 punctate, sides punctate, 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. Spinnerets: ALS: with three spigots; PMS: with one spigot; PLS: with two spigots. 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, relatively short; trochanter normal size, unmodified; femur normal size, two or more times as long as trochanter, without posteriorly rounded lateral dilation, attaching to patella basally, greatly 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, produced proximally.
Scaphiella hone, male ALS, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, male gonopore (male genital area), ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, male PLS, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, male PMS, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, male spinnerets, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, male tracheal system, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, male apodeme, internal, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, male abdomen, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, male carapace, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, male habitus, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, male habitus, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, male habitus, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, male habitus, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, male palp, prolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, male palp, retrolateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, male palp, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, male carapace, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, male palp, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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            Female (PBI_OON_0026838). Total length 1.43. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace granulations opposite intercoxal areas and along lateral edges of posterior declivity. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus expanded, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: Dorsal scutum absent. Epigastric scutum without lateral joints. Spinnerets: ALS: with three spigots; PMS: with one spigot; PLS: with two spigots. LEGS: Leg spines absent. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Trichobothria not examined. GENITALIA: Shape: anterior sclerite narrow anteriorly, posterior portion relatively short.
Scaphiella hone, female ALS, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, female epigynum, epigynal area, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, female PLS, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, female PMS, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, female spinnerets, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, female tracheal system, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, female abdomen, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, female carapace, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, female carapace, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, female habitus, anterior view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, female habitus, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, female habitus, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, female habitus, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---26838)

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Scaphiella hone, female carapace, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29576)

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Scaphiella hone, female carapace, lateral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29576)

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Scaphiella hone, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29576)

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Scaphiella hone, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29576)

Scaphhone9fsifgd29576ND.tif

Scaphiella hone, female internal female genitalia, dorsal view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29561)

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Scaphiella hone, female internal female genitalia, ventral view (image by ND, specimen ID: ---29561)

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DISTRIBUTION

COSTA RICA ; PANAMA
Scaphiella hone 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 00029578  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  1 Adult Male      9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao-Cordia, Extraccion de mantillo  21 Oct 2005  C. Viquez  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00029586  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  1 Adult Female      9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao-Cordia-banano, Extraccion de mantillo  12 Mar 2004  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029589  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  1 Adult Female      9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao-Cordia-banano, Extraccion de mantillo  08 Oct 2004  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029576  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  2 Adult Male      9.70306; -82.81833  mantillo  01 Apr 2005  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029566  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  1 Adult Male      9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao-Cordia, Extraccion de mantillo  05 Apr 2004  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029572  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  2 Adult Male      9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao-banano, Extraccion de mantillo  05 Jan 2004  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029583  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  1 Adult Male      9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao abandonado, Extraccion de mantillo  08 Oct 2004  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029588  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  1 Adult Female      9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao-Cordia, Extraccion de mantillo  03 Aug 2004  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029437  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  1 Adult Male      9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao abandonado, under trunk  12 Mar 2004  C. Viquez  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00029561  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  1 Adult Female      9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao-Cordia-banano, Extraccion de mantillo  21 Oct 2005  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029570  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  1 Adult Male      9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao-Cordia-banano, Extraccion de mantillo  10 Dec 2004  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00026838  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  1 Adult Female      9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao-Cordia, Extraccion de mantillo  21 Oct 2005  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029582  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  1 Adult Male      9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao-Cordia, Extraccion de mantillo  08 Oct 2004  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029588  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  2 Adult Male      9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao-Cordia, Extraccion de mantillo  03 Aug 2004  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029436  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  1 Adult Male      9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao-Cordia, Extraccion de mantillo  04 Jun 2004  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029561  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  1 Adult Male      9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao-Cordia-banano, Extraccion de mantillo  21 Oct 2005  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029568  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  1 Adult Male  Holotype    9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao-Cordia, Extraccion de mantillo  12 Mar 2004  C. Viquez  INBIO 
PBI_OON 00026838  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  3 Adult Male      9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao-Cordia, Extraccion de mantillo  21 Oct 2005  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029581  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  1 Adult Female      9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao-Cordia, Extraccion de mantillo  14 Feb 2004  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029587  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  1 Adult Female      9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao-banano, Extraccion de mantillo  14 Feb 2004  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029435  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  1 Adult Female      9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao-Cordia-banano, Extraccion de mantillo  08 Jul 2005  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029576  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  2 Adult Female      9.70306; -82.81833  mantillo  01 Apr 2005  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029567  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  1 Adult Female      9.70306; -82.81833  Cacao-Cordia, Extraccion de mantillo  04 Jun 2004  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00029573  COSTA RICA  Limon    Hone Creek, Finca de Alberto Moore  1 Adult Male      9.70306; -82.81833  transepto en mangos, Extraccion de mantillo  08 Jul 2005  C. Viquez  AMNH 
PBI_OON 00000310  PANAMA  Chiriqui    4.5 km WSW Hato del Volcan  1 Adult Female    1300  8.74697; -82.65710  litter under dead possum  22 May 1977  S., J. Peck  FMNH 
PBI_OON 00000309  PANAMA  Chiriqui    4.5 km WSW Hato del Volcan  3 Adult Female    1300  8.74697; -82.65710  forest, litter  22 May 1977  S., J. Peck  FMNH 


 
 
 
 
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