Draconarius ventrifurcatus , Xu, Xiang & Li, Shuqiang, 2008

Xu, Xiang & Li, Shuqiang, 2008, Ten new species of the genus Draconarius (Araneae: Amaurobiidae) from China, Zootaxa 1786, pp. 19-34: 30-31

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10.5281/zenodo.182476

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scientific name

Draconarius ventrifurcatus
status

spec. nov.

Draconarius ventrifurcatus  spec. nov.

Figs 38 –42View FIGURES 38 – 42, 49View FIGURE 49

Type material: Holotype male, 1 male paratype, CHINA: Sichuan, Luding County (29.8 °N, 102.1 °E), the road from Moxi Town to Yajiageng, 10 October 2005, Xiang Xu and Xiufeng Zhang leg. ( IZCASAbout IZCAS)

Etymology. The species name is a compound word of the Latin noun venter and the Latin adjective furcatus, meaning “venter” and “forked” respectively, and referring to the shape of the conductor; adjective.

Diagnosis. This species is similar to D. calcariformis (Wang 1994)  in having a bifid conductor and a small median apophysis, but can be distinguished by the presence of two patellar apophyses, the hooked lateral tibial apophysis and the different shape of conductor.

Description. Holotype male. Total length 7.7, prosoma 4.1 long, 2.6 wide; opisthosoma 3.6 long, 2.2 wide. Eye measurements: AME 0.10; ALE 0.20; PME 0.09; PLE 0.20; AME–AME 0.05; AME–ALE 0.04; PME–PME 0.09; PME–PLE 0.15; clypeus 0.10. Chelicerae with 3 promarginal and 2 retromarginal teeth ( Fig. 38View FIGURES 38 – 42). Leg formula: IV, I, II, III; measurements of legs: I: 10.6 (2.8, 3.6, 2.6, 1.6); II: 9.1 (2.5, 3.0, 2.3, 1.3); III: 8.5 (2.3, 2.6, 2.4, 1.2); IV: 11.4 (3.1, 3.7, 3.1, 1.5). PLS with the distal segment almost equal to the length of the basal one.

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Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences