Menglunia inaffecta

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Zhao Q, Li S (2012) Eleven new species of theridiosomatid spiders from southern China (Araneae, Theridiosomatidae). ZooKeys 255 : 1–48, doi. Versioned wiki page: 2012-12-27, version 29792, https://species-id.net/w/index.php?title=Menglunia_inaffecta&oldid=29792 , contributors (alphabetical order): Pensoft Publishers.

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title = {Eleven new species of theridiosomatid spiders from southern China (Araneae, Theridiosomatidae)},
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Taxonavigation

Ordo: Araneae
Familia: Theridiosomatidae
Genus: Menglunia

Name

Menglunia inaffecta Zhao & Li, 2012 sp. n.Wikispecies linkZooBank linkPensoft Profile

Material examined

Holotype: CHINA, Yunnan: Menglun Town: Xishuangbanna Botanical Garden, 21°55.035'N, 101°16.500'E, elevation ca 558 m, 22 July 2007, primary tropical seasonal rain forest, searching, G. Zheng (IZCAS), 1 male.
Paratypes: [same data as holotype] (IZCAS), 9 males, 9 females.

Etymology

Its Latin origin ‘inaffectus’ means ‘natural and simple’, which refers to the simplicity of the structure of the male pedipalp; adjective.

Diagnosis

See diagnosis for genus.

Description

Carapace yellow tan. Sternum yellow with greenish brown margins and sparse hairs. Legs thick, yellow. Abdomen beige with small, irregularly-distributed greenish brown spots.
Male pedipalp: Patella with erect macroseta. Tibia with one trichobothrium. Paracymbium with a short pointed distal end (Fig. 17A). Tegulum sub-oval. Median apophysis with a small projection oriented distoventrally (Figs 15A, 18A). Conductor kidney-shaped, translucent theca. Embolus beak-shaped, stout (Figs 15A–B, 17B).
Vulva: Epigyne with obscure plate margins (Figs 16A, 17A). Spermathecae round, separated from each other (Fig. 16B). Copulatory duct short and simple (Fig. 16B).
Male (holotype): Total length 1.00, carapace 0.40 long, 0.44 wide, clypeus 0.05, sternum 0.30 long, 0.25 wide, coxae IV separated by 1.5 times their width. Posterior median eyes separated by less than half their diameter. Macrosetae: Leg I: patella d 2, tibia d 2, p 1; Leg II: patella d 1, tibia d 1, p 1, r 1; Leg III: patella d 2. Metatarsal trichobothria: Tm I: 0.27; Tm II: 0.38; Tm III: 0.36. Leg measurements: I 1.10 (0.31, 0.13, 0.25, 0.23, 0.18); II 0.84 (0.25, 0.06, 0.20, 0.20, 0.13); III 0.66 (0.18, 0.11, 0.13, 0.13, 0.11); IV 0.76 (0.19, 0.13, 0.19, 0.14, 0.11).
Female (one of paratypes): Total length 1.00, carapace 0.63 long, 0.48 wide, clypeus 0.05, sternum 0.30 long, 0.30 wide, coxae IV separated by 1.5 times their width. Posterior median eyes separated by less than half their diameter. Macrosetae as in male. Metatarsal trichobothria: Tm I: 0.32; Tm II: 0.38; Tm III: 0.29. Leg measurements: I 1.09 (0.32, 0.20, 0.24, 0.25, 0.18); II 1.02 (0.25, 0.19, 0.23, 0.20, 0.15); III 0.75 (0.19, 0.11, 0.13, 0.18, 0.14); IV 0.91 (0.25, 0.13, 0.21, 0.18, 0.14).

Original Description

  • Zhao, Q; Li, S; 2012: Eleven new species of theridiosomatid spiders from southern China (Araneae, Theridiosomatidae) ZooKeys, 255: 1-48. doi

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