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

            Female (PBI_OON_15715). Total length 2.82. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace yellow-brown, without any pattern, broadly oval in dorsal view, pars cephalica strongly 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, posterolateral surface without spikes, surface of elevated portion of pars cephalica smooth, sides finely 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, scattered; 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:0.098, PME:0.081; PLE:0.093, 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 for less than half their length, PLE-PME touching. Sternum as long as wide, yellow, 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 unmodified, posterior margin not extending posteriorly of coxae IV, 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, furrows shallow; setae sparse, light, needle-like, evenly scattered, originating from small pits. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium pale orange. Chelicerae straight, anterior face unmodified; without teeth on both promargin and retromargin; fangs 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; with 3-5 setae on anterior margin, subdistal portion with unmodified setae. Endites distally not excavated, serrula present in single row, anteromedian tip unmodified, posteromedian part unmodified. Female palp claws absent; spines absent; tarsus unmodified, patella without prolateral row of ridges. 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, yellow-brown, without color pattern, covering less than 1/2 of abdomen, less than 1/4 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 present, without lateral joints. Postepigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, yellow-brown, widely hexagonal, only around epigastric furrow, not fused to epigastric scutum, anterior margin unmodified, with short posteriorly directed lateral apodemes, postepigastric scutum with lateral joints fitting under epigastric scutum, apodemes only visible from inside.. Spinneret scutum absent. Dorsum setae present, light, needle-like. Epigastric area setae uniform, light, needle-like. Postepigastric area setae present, light, needle-like. Spinneret scutum without fringe of setae. Dense patch of setae anterior to spinnerets absent. Interscutal membrane with setae. 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): femora: I p0-1-1; (leg I: tibia I , II with 4 pairs of long spines; metatarsu I, II with 2 pairs of long spines, leg II: 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: Shape: epigynal area wide oval; with small anterior sclerite and small oval median plate.. Ventral view: cpopulatory duct long, narrow, straight, posteriorly directed, internally convoluted with sharp tip just reaching posterior groove; apodemes thin not reaching posterior groove..
Camptoscaphiella gunsa, female carapace, anterior view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15715)


Camptoscaphiella gunsa, female abdomen, anterior view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15715)


Camptoscaphiella gunsa, female carapace, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15715)


Camptoscaphiella gunsa, female carapace, lateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15715)


Camptoscaphiella gunsa, female epigynum, epigynal area, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15715)


Camptoscaphiella gunsa, female epigynum, epigynal area, lateral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15715)


Camptoscaphiella gunsa, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15715)


Camptoscaphiella gunsa, female epigynum, epigynal area, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15715)


Camptoscaphiella gunsa, female habitus, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15715)


Camptoscaphiella gunsa, female habitus, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15715)


Camptoscaphiella gunsa, female epigynum, epigynal area, dorsal view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15715)


Camptoscaphiella gunsa, female sternum, ventral view (image by BB, specimen ID: ---15715)




Camptoscaphiella gunsa 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 Camptoscaphiella gunsa, Discover Life Map

Order by:    
PBI USI Country State Division Locality Sex Type Status Elevation(m) GPS Coordinate Habitat Collection_Date Collector Inst. Code
PBI_OON 00012766  INDIA  Himachal Pradesh    Dalhousie  2 Adult Female    1950  ;     20 Oct 1988  S. Vit  MNVG 
PBI_OON 00012863  INDIA  Himachal Pradesh    Dalhousie  2 Adult Female    1950  ;     20 Oct 1988  S. Vit  MNVG 
PBI_OON 00015715  NEPAL      Taplejung Distr., Gunsa  1 Adult Female    3100  ;     11 Sept 1983  Martens, Daams  NHMB 
PBI_OON 00015741  NEPAL      Gorkha Dist., Chuling Khola, Djongshi Kharka  1 Adult Female    3050  ;   mixed forest  05 Aug 1983  J. Martens, W. Schawaller  NHMB 
PBI_OON 00015732  NEPAL      Gorkha Dist., Chuling Khola, Djinshi Kharka  2 Adult Female    3400  ;   mixed forest  04 Aug 1983  J. Martens, W. Schawaller  NHMB 

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]