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- Selenops buscki Muma 1953: 19, Fig. 31 (♀).
Holotype female from Taboga Island, Panamá, VI.1911, A. Busck (USNM, examined).
Females can be separated from all other species by the centrally located median lobe, the epigynal pockets, and the shape of internal ducts (Figs 83–84). Males unknown.
Holotype female: Color:carapace orange-brown; chelicerae orange-brown, darker laterally; maxillae dark yellow; abdomen damaged, dorsally cream-colored, no noticeable markings; legs dusky orange, no markings visible; Carapace:0.95 times longer than broad. Eyes:AER nearly straight; PER recurved; PME larger than AME, PME largest, ALE smallest; eye diameters, AME 0.18, ALE 0.05, PME 0.25, PLE 0.20; interdistances AME-PME 0.10, PME-ALE 0.18, ALE-PLE 0.45. PME-PME 1.15. ALE-ALE 1.90; ocular quadrangle AME-AME 0.40, PLE-PLE 2.10. Mouthparts:chelicerae with stout setae medially and anteriorly; maxillae longer than broad, with tuft of conspicuous setae distally; labium distally rounded. Sternum:posteriorly indented. Legs: leg formula 4321 (Muma, 1953); scopulae present on tarsi of all legs and metatarsi of legs I and II; tarsi I-IV with strong claw tufts; spination: leg I, Fm pr 1–1–0, d 1–1–1, rl 1–1–1; leg II, Fm pr 1–1–0, d 1–1–1, rl 1–1–1; Ti v 2–2–2; Mt v 2–2; leg III, Fm pr 1–1–0, d 1–1–1, rl 1–1–1; Ti v 2–2–0; Mt v 2–1–1; leg IV, missing. Abdomen:without terminal setal tufts. Epigyne:lateral lobes conspicuous, median septum a small teardrop-shaped lobe, epigynal pockets present; internally, ducts and spermathecae located medially, fertilization ducts located posteriorly, directed laterally, very small posterodorsal fold present, not covering any part of internal ducts (Figs 83–84). Dimensions: Total length 8.30. Carapace length 4.00, width 4.20. Abdomen length 4.30, width 2.65. Leg I: Fm 3.40, Pt 1.70, Ti missing, Mt missing, Ta missing, total missing. Leg II: Fm 3.20, Pt 1.20, Ti 2.50, Mt 3.40, Ta 1.10, total 11.40. Leg III: Fm 3.80, Pt 1.50, Ti missing, Mt missing, Ta missing, total missing. Leg IV: Missing.
Known only from the island of Taboga in Panamá (Map 3).
- Crews, S; 2011: A revision of the spider genus Selenops Latreille, 1819 (Arachnida, Araneae, Selenopidae) in North America, Central America and the Caribbean ZooKeys, 105: 1-182. doi: 10.3897/zookeys.105.724
- Muma M (1953) A study of the spider family Selenopidae in North and Central America and the West Indies. American Museum Novitates 1619:1-55.