Anapis carmencita

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: 485-488

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-1937-FF87-E3F2-FB2879E708A4

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Anapis carmencita
status

new sPecies

Anapis carmencita  new sPecies

FiGS 7–13 View Figure , 48, 49 View Figure , 62a View Figure .

Material examined. MalE HolotypE froM Ecuador, Cotopaxi ProviNcE, OTONGA BioloGical RESErvE (-00.4195 - 78.9961) 1,717M, 16.viii–5.ix.2014, pitfall, E. Tapia ( QCAZAbout QCAZ)  . ParatypES: Cotopaxi ProviNcE, OTONGA BioloGical RESErvE (-00.41433 -79.00035) 1,888M, 8–21. vi.2014, 2 ♂ 2♀, 19.ix–2. x.2014, 3 ♂, pitfall, E. Tapia ( ZMHAbout ZMH)  .

Additional material examined. ECUADOR: Cotopaxi: OTONGA BioloGical RESErvE (-00.4195 -78.9961) 1,717m, 24–30.2014, 2♂, pitfall, E. Tapia ( QCAZAbout QCAZ)  ; 24–30. v.2014, 1 ♂, beating epiphytes, E. Tapia ( DTC)  ; 3– 16. viii.2014, 1 ♂, pitfall, E. Tapia, C. Tapia, N. Dupérré ( ZMHAbout ZMH)  ; 5–19. ix.2014, 2 ♂ 2♀, pitfall, E. Tapia, C. Tapia, N. Dupérré ( DTC)  ; 13–25- xii.2014, 2 ♂, pitfall, E. Tapia, C. Tapia, N. Dupérré ( ZMHAbout ZMH)  ; (-00.41433 -79.0035) 1,888m, 16.viii–5. ix.2014, 1 ♂ 2♀, 13–25. xi.2014, 2 ♂ 1♀, pitfall, E. Tapia, C. Tapia, N. Dupérré ( ZMHAbout ZMH)  ; (-00.41994 - 79.00623) 1,997m, 24–30. v.2014, 1 ♂ 1♀, pitfall, E. Tapia, C. Tapia, N. Dupérré ( ZMHAbout ZMH)  ; 21.vi–02. vii.2014, 1 ♂, pitfall, E. Tapia, C. Tapia, N. Dupérré ( ZMHAbout ZMH)  ; 25.xi–08. xii.2014, 2 ♂, pitfall, E. Tapia, C. Tapia, N. Dupérré ( ZMHAbout ZMH)  ; (-00.42180 -79.01325) 2,225m, 24.v–8. vi.2014, 1 ♂ 1♀, pitfall, E. Tapia, C. Tapia, N. Dupérré ( ZMHAbout ZMH)  ; 7♂, pitfall, E. Tapia, C. Tapia, N. Dupérré ( ZMHAbout ZMH)  . SaN FraNciSco dE LaS PaMpaS, SEctor Rio ESMEraldaS, CaSa CéSar Tapia (-00.42414 -78.95719) 1,485M, DEc. 2012, 1 ♂ 1♀, E. Tapia, C. Tapia, N. Dupérré ( ZMHAbout ZMH)  . Santo Domingo de los Tsáchilas: La UNiÓN dEl ToacHi  , CENtro dE EducaciÓN AMbiENtal OtoNGacHi (-00.32105 -78.95163) 900M, x–xii.2012, 7 ♂ 17♀, 27. xii.2012, 2 ♂ 1♀, 12–15. viii.2013, 4 ♂ 2♀, SiftiNG littEr, BErlESE, N. Dupérré, E. Tapia ( DTC, ZMHAbout ZMH)  ; 27.v.2016, sifting litter, 1♂ 1♀, E. Tapia, N. Dupérré ( DTC)  ; OTONGA Biological Reserve, Las Damas (- 0 0.3951 -78.9810) 1,209M, 24.v–12. vii.2014, 9 ♂ 7♀, 12–23. vii.2014, 4 ♂ 4♀, 23.vii–5. viii.2014, 7 ♂ 1♀, pitfall, E. Tapia, C. Tapia, N. Dupérré ( DTC, ZMHAbout ZMH, QCAZAbout QCAZ), 28.vi–12. vii.2014, 1 ♂ 2♀ SiftiNG littEr, E. Tapia, I. Tapia, N. Dupérré ( DTC)  .

Etymology. IN HoNor of CarMEN CaiSaGuaNo for HEr work iN collEctiNG SpidErS aNd prESErviNG Ecuador rEMaiNiNG low EvErGEEN forESt.

Diagnosis. MalES caN bE diStiNGuiSHEd froM A. anchicaya  by tHE prESENcE of oNly two vENtral cuSpS oN tarSuS II ( FiG. 11 View Figure ), tHrEE iN tHE lattEr SpEciES; froM A. saladito  by tHEir NoN-SwollEN tarSuS I ( FiG. 10 View Figure ), SwollEN iN tHE lattEr. FEMalES caN bE diStiNGuiSHEd froM A. anchicaya  aNd A. atuncela  by tHE abSENcE of a abdoMiNal ScutuM ( FiG. 49 View Figure ); froM A. saladito  by tHE prESENcE of two to tHrEE vENtral cuSpS oN tarSi I–II, fivE cuSpS iN tHE lattEr SpEciES; froM A. meta  by tHE ALE SEparatEd by tHEir diaMEtEr aNd a rouNdEd abdoMEN Not poiNtEd poStEriorly ( FiG. 49 View Figure ).

Description. Male (holotype): Total lENGtH: 1.6; carapacE lENGtH: 0.72; carapacE widtH: 0.58; abdoMEN lENGtH: 0.88; abdoMEN widtH: 0.79; clypEuS HEiGHt: 0.18. CEpHalotHorax: CarapacE rEddiSH; parS cEpHalica puNctatEd dorSally; cEpHalic GroovE dEEp, puNctatEd; parS tHoracica puNctatEd latErally, SliGHtly GraNulatE dorSally ( FiG. 48 View Figure ). StErNuM oraNGE, SuffuSEd witH dark Gray, dEEply puNctatEd, loNGEr tHaN widE, covErEd witH SEtaE. Labral Spur prESENt. ClypEuS rEddiSH, 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 diaMEtEr, PME coNtiGuouS. AbdoMEN: RouNdEd witH oraNGE dorSal ScutuM, dorSal Soft portioN witH SMall, rouNdEd SEtoSE SclEritES; latErally SuffuSEd witH tHrEE StripES of dark Gray ( FiG. 7 View Figure ), altErNatiNG witH rowS of EloNGatEd NoN-SEtoSE SclEritES or StripES coMplEtEly abSENt ( FiG. 48 View Figure ); SpiNNErEt ScutuM coMplEtE. LEGS: OraNGE; MEtatarSuS I witH oNE cuSp; tarSuS I witH two to tHrEE cuSpS ( FiG. 10 View Figure ); MEtatarSuS II SwollEN witH oNE prolatEral aNd oNE vENtral cuSpS; tarSuS II witH two cuSpS ( FiG. 11 View Figure ). GENitalia: Palpal patElla witH triaNGular, vENtrally curvEd rEtrolatEral apopHySiS; palpal tibia witH oNE rEtrolatEral tricHobotHriuM aNd a Scoop- SHapEd rEtrolatEral apopHySiS ( FiG. 8 View Figure ). CyMbiuM cup-SHapEd witH SMall cap-likE ExtENSioN ( FiG. 9 View Figure ). EMboluS alMoSt rEacHiNG tip of coNductor; coNductor traNSparENt, StroNGly ridGEd, SMall, poiNtEd ( FiGS 8, 8a View Figure ).

Female (paratype): Total lENGtH: 1.82; carapacE lENGtH: 0.73; carapacE widtH: 0.62; abdoMEN lENGtH: 1.09; abdoMEN widtH: 0.95; clypEuS HEiGHt: 0.18. CEpHalotHorax: SaME coloratioN aNd pattErN of puNctatioN aS MalE ( FiG. 49 View Figure ). ClypEuS oraNGE, puNctatEd. 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 Half tHEir diaMEtEr, PME coNtiGuouS. AbdoMEN: LiGHt to dark Gray, rouNdEd witHout dorSal ScutuM; dorSal Soft portioN witH SMall, rouNdEd SEtoSE SclEritES; EiGHt larGE NoN SEtoSE SclEritES; dorSo-latErally witH Six larGE NoN SEtoSE SclEritES; latErally witH tHrEE StripES of dark Gray, altErNatiNG witH rowS of EloNGatEd NoN-SEtoSE SclEritES or StripES coMplEtEly abSENt; SpiNNErEt ScutuM coMplEtE ( FiG. 49 View Figure ). LEGS: OraNGE; MEtatarSuS I witH oNE cuSp, tarSuS I witH tHrEE cuSpS; MEtatarSuS II witH oNE cuSp aNd tarSuS II witH two to tHrEE cuSpS. GENitalia: VENtral ScutuM briGHt oraNGE, viSiblE tHrouGH tHE ScutuM: pair of larGE oval SpErMatHEcaE; SHort copulatory ductS ( FiG. 12 View Figure ). INtErNal GENitalia witH larGE oval SpErMatHEcaE; copulatory ducSt SHort, SEMi-traNSparENt ( FiG. 12 View Figure ); fErtilizatioN ductS SHort, dirEctEd apically ( FiG. 13 View Figure ).

Natural History. SpEciMENS wErE collEctEd by pitfall trap bEtwEEN 900–2,225M.

Distribution. Ecuador: Cotopaxi aNd SaNto DoMiNGo dE loS TSácHilaS proviNcES.

Remark. THiS iS tHE oNly SpEciES wHErE MalES aNd fEMalES HavE tHE SaME clypEuS HEiGHt.

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