Amphidraus pae , Galvis, William, 2017

Galvis, William, 2017, Nineteen new species of Amphidraus Simon, 1900 (Salticidae: Euophryini) from Colombia, with comments about their conservation, Zootaxa 4286 (1), pp. 1-40: 12

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Amphidraus pae

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Amphidraus pae  sp. nov.

Figs 7a –bView FIGURES 7, 17bView FIGURES 17, 21d –eView FIGURES 21, 27View FIGURE 27

Type. Holotype: male from Granja Ecológica El Porvenir , Vereda San Francisco, Soacha, Cundinamarca, Colombia, 2550 m [4.577250°N, 74.292769°W], 17.VIII.2009, G. Amat, C. Cantor & D. Luna ( ICN –Ar 6 576).GoogleMaps 

Etymology. The epithet comes from Spanish (“pa” = “dad”), in honor of William Galvis Peñuela, good friend and author’s father, for his friendship, guidance, help, and continued support during the author’s studies and research on Neotropical and Colombian salticids, and main financial supporter of the author’s long collecting trips, including some of this research.

Diagnosis. Males of A. pae  sp. nov. are similar to those of A. tisquesusa  sp. nov by the shape of the RTA and the absence of the basal widening of the embolus. However, they can be distinguished from those by the shorter and wider RTA, a slenderer tegular lobe (TL), and a longer embolus ( Figs 7a –bView FIGURES 7, 21d –eView FIGURES 21).

Description. Male (holotype). Total length: 3.07. Carapace dark brown with a lighter mark behind the thoracic groove and a transversal cuticular metallic-blue mark, 1.60 long, 1.10 wide, 0.87 high ( Fig. 17bView FIGURES 17). OC black 0.66 long. Anterior eye row 1.13 wide and posterior 0.97 wide. Sternum dark brown, 0.55 long, 0.46 wide. Labium dark brown, 0.12 long, 0.16 wide. Chelicerae dark brown with four retromarginal and two promarginal teeth. Palp dark brown with femur and patella with white hairs, a visible prolateral sperm duct (SD), and a single finger-like RTA ( Figs 7a –bView FIGURES 7, 21d –eView FIGURES 21). Legs 1432, leg I dark brown, legs II –IV yellow with dark brown marks. Leg macrosetae: femur, I d 1 di; II d 1 di, p 1 di; III –IV d 2 di, p 1 di; patella, III –IV r 1 me; tibia, I v 2-2 -2; II v 1-2 -2, p 1 di; III v 1-2, p 1 me, r 1 me; IV v 1-1, p 1-1, r 1 di; metatarsus, I v 2-2; II v 2-2, p 1 di; III v 2-2, p 1-2, r 1-2; IV v 1-2, p 1-1-2, r 1-1-2. Abdomen light brown with dark brown marks and a medial transversal dark brown stripe ( Fig. 17bView FIGURES 17).

Female. Unknown.

Distribution. Colombia (Cundinamarca) ( Fig. 27View FIGURE 27). Known altitudinal distribution: 2550 m.


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