Tupirinna coari, Xavier & Bonaldo, 2021

Xavier, Cláudia & Bonaldo, Alexandre B., 2021, Taxonomic revision of the genus Tupirinna Bonaldo, 2000 (Araneae: Corinnidae: Corinninae), Zootaxa 5004 (2), pp. 201-250 : 223-225

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Tupirinna coari

sp. nov.

Tupirinna coari sp. nov.

Figs 4E, F View FIGURE 4 , 12A–D View FIGURE 12


Type material. Holotype: ♂ from Base de Operações Geólogo Pedro de Moura , Porto Urucu (04°53’04.8’’S, 65°09’12.4’’W), Coari, Amazonas, Brazil, 12.VII.2003, leg. M.C.S. Costa ( MPEG 35484 View Materials ) GoogleMaps . Paratypes: BRAZIL: Same locality as holotype (04°48’56’’S, 65°01’53’’W), 2.IX.2006, leg. D.F. Candiani, 1♀ ( MPEG 35513 View Materials ), 1♀ ( MPEG 35512 View Materials ) GoogleMaps .

Etymology. The specific name is a noun in apposition after the type locality.

Diagnosis. Males of Tupirinna coari sp. nov. resemble those of T. gigantea sp. nov. by the embolus short and directed retrolaterally, and by the long, narrow AS, but can be distinguished by the simple, comma-shaped embolus without an extended tip ( Fig. 12A, B View FIGURE 12 ). Females resemble those of T. gigantea sp. nov. by the epigynal plate concave, but can be recognized by the copulatory opening positioned anteriorly, surrounded by a dark, rounded spot ( Fig. 12C, D View FIGURE 12 ).

Description. Male holotype (MPEG 35484). Carapace orange, with brown stripe extending over ocular area, and dark brown lateral stripes. Chelicerae dark brown. Labium brown. Endites brown. Sternum yellow, with borders and anterior lateral excavations brown. Legs yellow, with lateral surfaces of patellae black; proximal and distal regions of lateral surfaces of tibiae black. Abdomen dorsum yellow, with pair of black longitudinal spots in cardiac area; in median region one huge subrectangular black spot, with two pairs of yellow spots inside. Contour of spinnerets black; venter yellow, with brown rectangular spot ( Fig. 4E View FIGURE 4 ). Total length 4.50. Carapace length 2.43, width 1.98, height 1.14. Clypeus height 0.19. Eye diameters and interdistances: anterior row 0.68, posterior row 0.77, MOQ: length 0.40, anterior width 0.36, posterior width 0.41, AME 0.19, PME 0.14, ALE 0.16, PLE 0.16, AME-AME 0.06, AME-ALE 0.03, PME-PME 0.12, PME-PLE 0.09, ALE-PLE 0.02. Chelicerae: length 1.27 with 4 promarginal and 3 retromarginal teeth. Sternum length 1.16, width 1.17. Leg I: femur (fe) 2.10, patella (pa) 0.72, tibia (ti) 2.02, metatarsus (mt) 1.67, tarsus (ta) 0.96. II: fe 2.12, pa 0.77, ti 1.80, mt 2.17, ta 1.09. III: fe 2.08, pa 0.70, ti 1.59, mt 2.18, ta 0.98. IV: fe 2.55, pa 0.77, ti 2.03, mt 2.59, ta 1.44. Abdomen: length 2.13, width 1.22. Palp: tibia almost equal to half cymbial length; ventral lobe of retrolateral tibial apophysis with apical spur; dorsal lobe absent; ventral tibial apophysis with median longitudinal protuberance; embolus short, embolar basal process (TEP) present; tegular retrolateral process small, pointed ( Fig. 12A, B View FIGURE 12 ).

Female paratype (MPEG 35513). Carapace yellow, with small black spot on central area, and black lateral stripes. Chelicerae yellow. Labium yellow. Endites yellow. Sternum with borders and anterior lateral excavations brown. Legs yellow. Abdomen dorsum white, with pair of black circular spots followed by black subrectangular transverse spot in cardiac area; followed by four pairs of black transverse spots until end of abdomen; venter white ( Fig. 4F View FIGURE 4 ). Total length 5.84. Carapace length 2.60, width 2.09, height 0.83. Clypeus length 0.28. Eye diameters and interdistances: anterior row 0.68, posterior row 0.77, MOQ: length 0.37, anterior width 0.38, posterior width 0.43, AME 0.15, PME 0.16, ALE 0.12, PLE 0.13, AME-AME 0.09, AME-ALE 0.04, PME-PME 0.11, PME-PLE 0.09, ALE-PLE 0.03. Chelicerae: length 1.19. Sternum length 1.27, width 1.24. Leg I: femur (fe) 2.12, patella (pa) 0.94, tibia (ti) 1.96, metatarsus (mt) 2.12, tarsus (ta) 1.15. II: fe 2.39, pa 0.89, ti 1.98, mt 2.06, ta 1.17. III: fe 2.50, pa 0.96, ti 2.02, mt 2.19, ta 1.20. IV: fe 2.73, pa 0.96, ti 2.47, mt 3.28, ta 1.40. Abdomen: length 2.85, width 1.97. Leg spination: I – femur d1-1-1, p0-0-1; tibia v2-2-2-2-2-2-2; metatarsus p1-1-0, r1-1-0, v2-2-0. II – femur d1-1-1, p1-1-1, r0-1-0; tibia v2-2-2-2-2; metatarsus v2-2-0. IV – femur d1-1-1, p0-1-1, r0-0-1; tibia p1-1-0, r1-1-0, v0-2-2; metatarsus p1-1-1, r1-1-1, v2-2-1. Epigynum: copulatory opening anteriorly positioned; posterior vulval plate well developed; secondary spermathecae absent ( Fig. 12C, D View FIGURE 12 ).

Variation. Lengths (1♂) total 5.12, carapace 2.04, femur I 1.91.

Material examined. Only the type material.

Distribution. Known only from the type locality ( Fig. 28 View FIGURE 28 ).