Thymoites pinheiral , Rodrigues, Everton Nei Lopes & Brescovit, Antonio D., 2015

Rodrigues, Everton Nei Lopes & Brescovit, Antonio D., 2015, On the spider genus Thymoites in the Neotropical Region (Araneae, Theridiidae): nine new species, complementary descriptions and new records, Zootaxa 3972 (2), pp. 181-207: 195

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3972.2.3

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Thymoites pinheiral
status

new species

Thymoites pinheiral  new species

Figs. 41 –43 View Figure , 87 View Figure

Material examined. Holotype. BRAZIL: Rio de Janeiro, Pinheiral  , Fazenda Santa Helena, 22 ° 34 ’S; 44 ° 21 ’W, 05– 11.XI. 1999, A. D. Brescovit et al. leg., 1 M ( IBSPAbout IBSP 166163) Paratype. BRAZIL: same data as the holotype, 1 M ( IBSPAbout IBSP 166164).

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

Diagnosis. The male of Thymoites pinheiral  new species resembles that of T. bocaina  new species in the form of the carapace, high and unmodified in ocular area ( Figs. 42, 43 View Figure ) and presence of two setae between AME ( Figs. 42, 43 View Figure ), but differs in conductor and embolus long, exceeding the margin of cymbium ( Fig. 41 View Figure ).

Description. Male holotype (from Fazenda Santa Helena, IBSPAbout IBSP 166163): Total length 1.57. Carapace length 0.75, width 0.58. Clypeus height 0.37. Sternum length 0.37, width 0.39. Abdomen length 0.84, width 0.67, height 0.67. Leg formula I/IV/II/III; segment length (I/II/III/IV): femora 0.84 / 0.67 / 0.52 / 0.73; patellae + tibiae 0.84 / 0.67 / 0.48 / 0.69; metatarsi + tarsi 0.98 / 0.75 / 0.56 / 0.71; total 2.66 / 2.09 / 1.56 / 2.13. Carapace ( Fig. 42 View Figure ) yellow brown. Two setae between the anterior median eyes ( Figs. 42, 43 View Figure ). Eyes with dark borders. AME smaller than the other eyes. Sternum, endites, chelicerae, and labium yellow brown. Legs brown, except coxae yellow. Abdomen ( Fig. 42 View Figure ) longer than wide, pale yellow. Spinnerets pale yellow. Palp with embolus developed and conductor extended on the base ( Fig. 41 View Figure ).

Distribution. Brazil (Rio de Janeiro).

IBSP

Instituto Biologico de Sao Paulo

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Theridiidae

Genus

Thymoites