Nops agnarssoni Sánchez

Sánchez-Ruiz, Alexander & Brescovit, Antonio D., 2018, A revision of the Neotropical spider genus Nops MacLeay (Araneae: Caponiidae) with the first phylogenetic hypothesis for the Nopinae genera, Zootaxa 4427 (1), pp. 1-121: 21

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4427.1.1

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scientific name

Nops agnarssoni Sánchez
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Nops agnarssoni Sánchez  –Ruiz, Brescovit & Alayón, 2015

Figures 8A‒D View Figure ; 9A‒F

Nops blandus: Armas, 2010: 60  (misidentification, only male paratype IBSP 166241).

Nops agnarssoni Sánchez  –Ruiz Brescovit & Alayón, 2015: 45, figs 37–43, 78. Male holotype from Isla Caja de Muerto (17°53′15.7″N, 66°31′37.2″W), Puerto Rico, 24.vii.2010, L. F. Armas & A. Perez–Asso ( IBSPAbout IBSP 166240) and male paratype, same data as holotype ( IBSPAbout IBSP 166241, palp and leg IV for SEM; both examined).

Diagnosis. Nops agnarssoni  resembles similar congeners Nops blandus  ( Fig. 10B‒D View Figure ) and Nops finisfurvus  ( Fig. 15C‒D View Figure ) by having a short and curved embolus; but can be distinguished by having short unpaired claws on posterior legs ( Fig. 9B View Figure ).

Description. Male (holotype): described by Sánchez‒Ruiz et al. (2015). Female: Unknown.

Natural history. Both known specimens were collected under rocks, on the way to the lighthouse.

Distribution: Known only from the type locality Caja de Muerto Island, Puerto Rico ( Fig. 8E View Figure ).

IBSP

Instituto Biologico de Sao Paulo

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Caponiidae

Genus

Nops

Loc

Nops agnarssoni Sánchez

Sánchez-Ruiz, Alexander & Brescovit, Antonio D. 2018

2018
Loc

Nops blandus: Armas, 2010 : 60

: 60