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Camptoscaphiella nepalensis       Get publication



            Male (PBI_OON 15375). Total length 1.82. 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; 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: 0.082, PME: 0.046, PLE:0.046, ALE largest, 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 throughout most of their length, PLE-PME touching. Sternum as long as wide, yellow, uniform, not fused to carapace, median concavity absent, without 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 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, heart-shaped with pointed anterolateral process; 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; without setae. Endites distally not excavated, serrula present in single row, anteromedian tip unmodified, posteromedian part unmodified, same as sternum in sclerotization, anteromedian part with strong brush-like structure. 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 1/2 to 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, short, only around epigastric furrow, fused to epigastric scutum, anterior margin unmodified, without posteriorly directed lateral apodemes. Spinneret scutum present, incomplete ring. Dorsum setae present, light, needle-like. Epigastric area setae uniform, light, needle-like. Postepigastric area setae present, light, needle-like. Spinneret scutum with fringe of stout setae. Dense patch of setae anterior to spinnerets absent. Interscutal membrane with setae. Colulus represented only by setae. LEGS: white, 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 II: tibia I, II with 4 pairs of long ventral spines, metarsus 1I, II with 2 pairs of long ventral spines. ). Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. Tarsi I to IV without inferior claw. 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 = 0.66 mm, connection to femur = 0.48 mm, patella width = 0.20 mm L/W= 3.3. C=0.72; tibia 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, bulb cymbium connection a thin stalk, distal part with semcircular, prolateral rim, bifurcate ventral appendices and retrolateral directed fold..
Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, male abdomen, anterior view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, male carapace, anterior view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, male carapace, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, male habitus, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, male habitus, lateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, male palp, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, male palp, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, male palp, retrolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, male sternum, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, male tibia I, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, male palp, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, male palp, prolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, male palp, retrolateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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            Female (PBI_OON 15375). Total length 1.86. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Eyes aLE: 0.081, PME: 0.060, PLE:0.060. Sternum anterior margin unmodified, heart-shaped. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. ABDOMEN: Epigastric scutum without lateral joints. Postepigastric scutum not fused to epigastric scutum, postepigastric scutum with lateral joints, fitting under epigastric scutum; apodemes only visible from inside. LEGS: Leg spination (only surfaces bearing spines listed, all spines longer than segment width): femora: I p0-0-2; tibiae: I, II p2-0-2; r2-0-2; metatarsi: I, II p1-0-1; r1-0-1; (leg II: tibia I, II with 4 pairs of long ventral spines, metarsus 1I, II with 2 pairs of long ventral spines, femur I with 2 prolateral spines. ). Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth not examined in detail. GENITALIA: Ventral view: epigastric area with pear-shaped median plate and a short anterior sclerite with pointed tip.. Dorsal view: copulatory duct narrow, long extending posterior groove with widened spoon-shaped tip, apodemes long extending posterior groove..
Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, female abdomen, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, female carapace, anterior view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, female carapace, lateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, female habitus, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, female habitus, lateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, female habitus, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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Camptoscaphiella nepalensis, female epigynum, epigynal area, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15375)

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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 00015378  NEPAL      Foret de Goropani entre la vallee de Kali Gandaki et Pokhara  1 Adult Female  Paratype  3100  27.66666; 84.41666    09 Oct 1983  I. Loebl, A. Smetana  MNVG 
PBI_OON 00023385  NEPAL      Foret de Goropani entre la vallee de Kali Gandaki et Pokhara  1 Adult Female  Paratype  3100  27.66666; 84.41666    08 Oct 1983  I. Loebl, A. Smetana  MNVG 
PBI_OON 00015842  NEPAL      Parbat Dist., zwischen Chhitre und Ghandrung, Chitre-Seite des Passes  1 Adult Female    2950  ;     05 May 1980  Martens, Ausobsky  NHMB 
PBI_OON 00015375  NEPAL      Foret de Goropani entre la vallee de Kali Gandaki et Pokhara  1 Adult Male  Holotype  3100  27.66666; 84.41666    08 Oct 1983  I. Loebl, A. Smetana  MNVG 
PBI_OON 00015737  NEPAL      Parbat Dist., zwischen Chhitre und Ghandrung, Chitre-Seite des Passes  1 Adult Female    2800  ;     04 May 1980  Martens, Ausobsky  NHMB 
PBI_OON 00015836  NEPAL      Parbat Dist., zwischen Chitre und Ghandrung, Chitre - Seite des Passes  1 Adult Female  Holotype    ;     06 May 1980  Martens, Ausobsky  NHMB 


 
 
 
 
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