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Gnathosoma. Pedipalps 5-segmented, end in a strong claw, and extend beyond the subcapitulum by at least the last segment. Pedipalpal apophyses absent. Basifemora complemented with a long simple seta and telofemora with a short simple seta; these two segments fused, although a line remains visible and they can thus be differentiated. Telofemora and genu nearly fused, although a line remains visible and they can thus be differentiated. Subcapitulum complemented with 6 pairs of setae (hg1–4 and 2 pairs of adoral setae) and covered by integumental papillae.
Idiosoma, dorsal. Proterosoma with an ill-defined, weakly sclerotized shield that bears 2 pairs of setose sensillae (at and pt) and 2 pairs of simple setae (lps and mps). 7 pairs of setae, c1–2, d1–h1, present. Cupule im present, usually posteriolaterad of e1. Integument striated.
Idiosoma, ventral. Coxae I and II fused. Coxae III and IV fused. Genital plates each bear 4 setae; 2 pairs of genital papillae visible underneath the plates. Integument between plates striated and bears 4 pairs of additional setae. Legs shorter than the body. Leg 4 longest. Famulus on tarsi I normally shaped. Tarsi constricted apically, resulting in large tarsal lobes. Trichobothrium on leg tibia IV present. Ambulacral claws on either side of a 4-rayed empodium present.
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