Anapis naranja

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: 491-492

publication ID

10.5281/zenodo.1458814

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03D98E5A-193D-FF8B-E3F2-F8B379CD0834

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Plazi

scientific name

Anapis naranja
status

new sPecies

Anapis naranja  new sPecies

FiGS 24–29 View Figure , 52, 53 View Figure , 62a View Figure .

Material examined. MalE HolotypE froM Ecuador, Cotopaxi ProviNcE, OTONGA BioloGical RESErvE (-00.41994 - 

79.00623) 1,997M, 13–15.xi.2014, SiftiNG MoSSES, N. Dupérré, E. Tapia, C. Tapia (QCAZ). ParatypES: Cotopaxi ProviNcE, OTONGA BioloGical RESErvE (-00.41433 -79.00035) 1,888M, 8–21. vi.2014, 1 ♀, Dupérré, E. Tapia, C. Tapia ( QCAZAbout QCAZ)  ; 3–16. viii.2014, 1 ♂, 13–25. xi.2014, 1 ♂, pitfall, N. Dupérré, E. Tapia, C. Tapia (DTC, QCAZ); (- 0 0.41564 -79.00452); 2105m, 16.viii–5. ix.2014, 1 ♂, pitfall, E. Tapia, C. Tapia (ZMH).

Etymology. THE SpEcific NaME iS a NouN iN appoSitioN takEN froM tHE SpaNiSH laNGuaGE MEaNiNG oraNGE, for tHE coloratioN of tHiS SpEciES.

Diagnosis. MalES aNd fEMalES arE diStiNGuiSHEd by tHEir vENtrally iNcoMplEtE SpiNNErEt ScutuM aNd tHEir ratHEr SMootH parS cEpHalica ( FiGS 52, 53 View Figure ). FurtHErMorE MalES arE diStiNGuiSHEd froM all SpEciES by tHEir wHitiSH Globular palpal patElla aNd tibia ( FiG. 25 View Figure ); fEMalES by tHEir curvEd copulatory ductS ( FiG. 28 View Figure ).

Description. Male (holotype): Total lENGtH: 1.35; carapacE lENGtH: 0.59; carapacE widtH: 0.5; abdoMEN lENGtH: 0.76; abdoMEN widtH: 0.6; clypEuS HEiGHt: 0.17. CEpHalotHorax: CarapacE oraNGE; parS cEpHalica SMootH; cEpHalic GroovE iNcoNSpicuouS; parS tHoracica dorSally ruGoSE, MarGiN SliGHtly puNctatEd ( FiG. 52 View Figure ). StErNuM oraNGE, SuffuSEd witH dark Gray, puNctatEd, loNGEr tHaN widE, covErEd witH SEtaE. ClypEuS oraNGE, puNctatEd. Labral Spur prESENt. CHElicEraE oraNGE, ExcavatEd MEdially witH oNE baSal tootH aNd dENticulatE platE apically. EyES: 6 EyES, rouNdEd; AME abSENt, ALE SEparatEd by tHEir radiuS, ALE-PLE coNtiGuouS, LE-PME toucHiNG, PME coNtiGuouS. AbdoMEN: rouNdEd, witH dorSal oraNGE ScutuM; dorSal Soft portioN witHout SclEritES, latErally SuffuSEd witH tHrEE StripES of Gray apically ( FiG. 52 View Figure ); iNcoMplEtE SpiNNErEt ScutuM. LEGS: OraNGE; MEtatarSuS I witH oNE prolatEral aNd oNE vENtral cuSp; tarSuS I witH four cuSpS ( FiG. 26 View Figure ); MEtatarSuS II ENlarGEd witH oNE prolatEral aNd oNE vENtral cuSpS; tarSuS II witH fivE cuSpS ( FiG. 27 View Figure ). GENitalia: Palpal patElla witH SMall, vENtrally curvEd rEtrolatEral apopHySiS; palpal tibia Globular, witH oNE rEtrolatEral tricHobotHriuM; SMall rEcurvEd rEtrolatEral apopHySiS ( FiG. 25 View Figure ). CyMbiuM cup-SHapEd, witH loNG cap-likE ExtENSioN ( FiGS 24, 25 View Figure ). EMboluS SHort Not rEacHiNG tip of coNductor; coNductor traNSparENt, ridGEd, loNG, SHarply poiNtEd ( FiGS 24, 25, 25a View Figure ).

Female (paratype, abdomen damaged): CarapacE lENGtH: 0.65; carapacE widtH: 0.49; clypEuS HEiGHt: 0.12. CEpHalotHorax: SaME coloratioN aNd pattErN of puNctatioN aS MalE ( FiG. 53 View Figure ). ClypEuS oraNGE, puNctatEd. CHElicEraE aNd StErNuM aS MalE. EyES: 6 EyES, rouNdEd; AME abSENt, ALE SEparatEd by tHEir radiuS, ALE-PLE coNtiGuouS, LE-PME SEparatEd by tHEir radiuS, PME coNtiGuouS. AbdoMEN: WHitiSH, rouNdEd witHout dorSal ScutuM, witH vEry fEw, SclEritES ( FiG. 53 View Figure ); iNcoMplEtE SpiNNErEt ScutuM. GENitalia: VENtral ScutuM briGHt oraNGE, viSiblE tHrouGH tHE ScutuM: pair of larGE rouNdEd SpErMatHEcaE, curvEd copulatory ductS ( FiG. 28 View Figure ). INtErNal GENitalia witH larGE rouNdEd SpErMatHEcaE; copulatory ductS curvEd iNward; fErtilizatioN ductS SHort, rEcurvEd, dirEctEd iNtErNally ( FiG. 29 View Figure ).

Distribution. Ecuador: KNowN oNly froM tHE typE locality.

Natural History. SpEciMENS wErE collEctEd bEtwEEN 1,888–1,997M iN tHE cloud forESt.

QCAZ

Museo de Zoologia, Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Ecuador

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Anapidae

Genus

Anapis