Anapis anabelleae

Dupérré, Nadine & Tapia, Elicio, 2018, Further discoveries on the minuscule spiders from the Chocó region of Ecuador with the description of seven new species of Anapis (Araneae: Anapidae), Zootaxa 4459 (3), pp. 482-506: 484-485

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.1458814

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:DB533B6F-A661-46C6-9118-AAF22D7C7B96

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03D98E5A-1936-FF82-E3F2-FA9D7E0C0944

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Plazi

scientific name

Anapis anabelleae
status

new sPecies

Anapis anabelleae  new sPecies

FiGS 1–6 View Figure , 46, 47 View Figure , 62a View Figure .

Material examined. MalE HolotypE aNd fEMalE paratypE froM Ecuador, Cotopaxi ProviNcE, OTONGA BioloGical RESErvE (-00.41994 -79.00623) 1,997M, 24–30.v.2014, bEatiNG EpipHytES, E. Tapia, C. Tapia, N. Dupérré ( QCAZAbout QCAZ). ParatypES: 1♂ 4♀, SaME data ( ZMHAbout ZMH).

Additional material examined. ECUADOR: Cotopaxi: OTONGA BioloGical RESErvE (-00.408552 - 78.996810) 4–7. ix.2014, 4 ♀, bEatiNG EpipHytES, MoSSES aNd braNcHES froM trEES, E. Tapia, C. Tapia, N. Dupérré ( DTC)  ; (-00.4195 -78.9961) 1,717m, 13–25. xi.2014, 2 ♂, pitfall, E. Tapia, C. Tapia, N. Dupérré (ZMH); (- 0 0.41433 -79.00035) 1,888M, 8–21. vi.2014, 1 ♂1♀, 3–16. viii.2014, 1 ♀, 19.ix–2. x.2014, 1 ♂, pitfall, E. Tapia, C. Tapia, N. Dupérré (DTC); (-00.41994 -79.00623) 1,997m, 24–30. v.2014, 1 ♂, pitfall, E. Tapia, C. Tapia, N. Dupérré (ZMH); 4–7. ix.2014, 11 ♂5♀, sifting litter, Berlese, 1♂1♀, pitfall, E. Tapia, C. Tapia, N. Dupérré (DTC, QCAZ, ZMH); (-00.41433 -79.00035) 2,105m, 16.viii.–5. ix.2014, 1 ♂, pitfall, E. Tapia, C. Tapia, N. Dupérré (ZMH).

Etymology. THE SpEcific NaME iS iN HoNor of ANabEllE AurElia Tapia for HEr HElp collEctiNG EcuadoriaN SpidErS.

Diagnosis. MalES arE diStiNGuiSHEd froM MoSt SpEciES by tHEir SwollEN MEtatarSuS I witHout cuSp ( FiG. 3 View Figure ) aNd tHE aNGular coNductor of tHE palp ( FiGS 1, 2, 2a View Figure ); froM A. monteverde  tHEy arE diStiNGuiSHEd by tHE prESENcE of tHrEE to four cuSpS oN tarSuS II ( FiG. 4 View Figure ), oNE iN tHE lattEr SpEciES ( PlatNick & SHadab 1978, fiG. 26). FEMalES caN bE diStiNGuiSHEd froM MoSt SpEciES by StraiGHt copulatory ductS ( FiG. 6 View Figure ), froM A. monteverde  by tHEir uNpoiNtEd abdoMEN ( FiG. 47 View Figure ), poiNtEd iN tHE lattEr ( PlatNick & SHadab 1978); froM A. shina  n. sp. by tHEir SHortEr fErtilizatioN ductS aNd loNGEr copulatory ductS ( FiG. 6 View Figure ) iNvErSE iN tHE lattEr SpEciES ( FiG. 43 View Figure ).

Description. Male (holotype): Total lENGtH: 1.14; carapacE lENGtH: 0.45; carapacE widtH: 0.39; abdoMEN lENGtH: 0.69; abdoMEN widtH: 0.56; clypEuS HEiGHt: 0.11. CEpHalotHorax: CarapacE oraNGE; parS cEpHalica dorSally witH Y- SHapEd puNctatioN rEacHiNG latEral EyES; cEpHalic GroovE puNctatEd; parS tHoracica puNctatEd latErally, SliGHtly GraNulatEd dorSally ( FiG. 46 View Figure ). StErNuM oraNGE, SuffuSEd witH dark Gray, dEEply puNctatEd, loNGEr tHaN widE, covErEd witH SEtaE. Labral Spur prESENt. ClypEuS oraNGE, puNctatEd. CHElicEraE oraNGE, puNctatEd, ExcavatEd MEdially; witH oNE baSal tootH aNd aN apical dENticulatE platE. EyES: 6 EyES, rouNdEd; AME abSENt, ALE SEparatEd by tHEir diaMEtEr, ALE-PLE coNtiGuouS, LE-PME SEparatEd by Half tHEir radiuS, PME coNtiGuouS. AbdoMEN: RouNdEd witH oraNGE dorSal ScutuM, dorSal Soft portioN witH fEw SMall, rouNdEd SEtoSE SclEritES; latErally SuffuSEd witH tHrEE StripES of dark Gray, Midway, altErNatiNG witH rowS of SclEritES ( FiG. 46 View Figure ); SpiNNErEt ScutuM coMplEtE. LEGS: OraNGE; MEtatarSuS I SwollEN witHout cuSp; tarSuS I witHout cuSp ( FiG. 3 View Figure ); MEtatarSuS II SliGHtly ENlarGEd witH oNE vENtral cuSp; tarSuS II witH tHrEE to four cuSpS ( FiG. 4 View Figure ). GENitalia: Palpal patElla witH SMall, vENtrally curvEd rEtrolatEral apopHySiS; palpal tibia witH oNE rEtrolatEral tricHobotHriuM, Scoop-SHapEd rEtrolatEral apopHySiS ( FiG. 2 View Figure ). CyMbiuM cup-SHapEd witH SliGHt cap-likE ExtENSioN apically ( FiG. 1 View Figure ). EMboluS SHort Not rEacHiNG tHE tip of coNductor; coNductor dark, ridGEd, SHort, aNGular, poiNtEd apically ( FiGS 1, 2, 2a View Figure ).

Female (paratype): Total lENGtH: 1.16; carapacE lENGtH: 0.42; carapacE widtH: 0.39; abdoMEN lENGtH: 0.76; abdoMEN widtH: 0.75; clypEuS HEiGHt: 0.09. CEpHalotHorax: SaME coloratioN aNd pattErN of puNctatioN aS MalE ( FiG. 43 View Figure ). CHElicEraE aNd StErNuM aS MalE. Labral Spur prESENt. EyES: 6 EyES, rouNdEd, SMallEr tHaN MalES; AME abSENt, ALE SEparatEd by tHEir diaMEtEr, ALE-PLE coNtiGuouS, LE-PME SEparatEd by tHEir diaMEtEr, PME coNtiGuouS. AbdoMEN: LiGHt Gray, rouNdEd witHout ScutuM; dorSally witH NuMErouS SMall SEtoSE SclEritES; latErally witH fEw larGEr SclEritES, darkEr apically ( FiG. 47 View Figure ); SpiNNErEt ScutuM coMplEtE. GENitalia: VENtral ScutuM briGHt oraNGE, viSiblE tHrouGH ScutuM: pair of larGE rouNd SpErMatHEcaE, StraiGHt copulatory ductS ( FiG. 5 View Figure ); iNtErNal GENitalia witH rouNd SpErMatHEcaE; StraiGHt copulatory ductS; fErtilizatioN ductS SHort, dirEctEd MEdially ( FiG. 6 View Figure ).

Natural History. MoSt SpEciMENS wErE collEctEd bEtwEEN 1,717–2,105M.

Distribution. Ecuador: KNowN oNly froM tHE typE locality.

QCAZ

Museo de Zoologia, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador

ZMH

Zoologisches Museum Hamburg

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Anapidae

Genus

Anapis