Paradonea parva (Miller, Jeremy A., Griswold, Charles E., Scharff, Nikolaj, Xezac, Milan, Sz q ts, Tamas & Marhabaie, Mohammad 2012)
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- Paradonea parva Miller, Jeremy A., 2012, ZooKeys 195: 72-74.
Diagnosis. Distinguished from other eresids except Seothyra and some Stegodyphus by the embolic division, which is much longer than the tegular division (Fig. 14D-I); distinguished from Seothyra by the median eye group, which have the PME clearly larger than the AME (AME/PME ca. 0.5, Fig. 70F; median eyes small and subequal Seothyra, Fig. 10K); distinguished from Stegodyphus by having the PLE position>0.33 (<0.28 in Stegodyphus). By contrast with most other eresids (except Paradonea striatipes, Paradonea presleyi sp. n., Seothyra, and some Stegodyphus), Paradonea parva has a slightly enlarged leg I (Fig. 70D, E).
Description. Male (4 km N of Hopetown, South Africa, AcAT 97/988, NCA): Carapace with white setae concentrated in thoracic region and posterior of cephalic region, and forming two longitudinal lines connecting the lateral eyes; cephalic region subtriangular, longer than wide, slightly raised; AME distinctly smaller than PME (AME/PME 0.45), median eyes slightly overlapping on horizontal and vertical axes; ALE tubercles absent; PER slightly narrower than AER (PER/AER 0.94), PLE position on carapace 0.35; clypeal hood forms a slightly less than 90° angle; fovea indistinct. Chelicerae slightly excavated mesally, with lateral boss. Legs with patches and bands of white setae; leg I slightly thickened; with row of distal ventral macrosetae on metatarsus I-IV, a few scattered ventral macrosetae on tarsus I-IV and metatarsus III-IV; leg I slightly thickened. Abdomen with two longitudinal stripes of white hairs ectal to sigilla (Fig. 70D-F). Male palp with proximal-distal axis; tegulum bulbous; conductor and embolus together form apical complex running more or less distally; conductor moderately sclerotized, broad with longitudinal ridges, tip blunt, embolic division much longer than tegular division; cymbium with several prolateral, fewer retrolateral macrosetae (Fig. 14G-I). Female: Unknown.