Costarina carara, Platnick & Berniker & Víquez, 2014

Platnick, Norman I., Berniker, Lily & Víquez, Carlos, 2014, The Goblin Spider Genus Costarina (Araneae, Oonopidae), Part 2: the Costa Rican fauna, American Museum Novitates 2014 (3794), pp. 1-76 : 9-10

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.1206/3794.1

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5459236

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F387E9-FF87-FFE9-FEFF-F9E3FDBAFE7C

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Costarina carara
status

new species

Costarina carara , new species ( Figures 166–176 View FIGURES 166–176 )

TYPE: Male holotype from Berlese sample taken on the trail to Quebrada Bonita in the Parque Nacional Carara, 9.774293°N, 84.527464°W, Puntarenas, Costa Rica (Mar. 14, 2008; C. Víquez), deposited in INBIO (PBI_ OON 27677 View Materials ) GoogleMaps .

DIAGNOSIS: Males resemble those of C. leones (cf. figs. 261–267) but have a longer, narrower proximal embolar prong (figs. 166–171); the female here tentatively matched with the male has a small, oval genital atrium with a thick posterior margin (figs. 175, 176).

MALE (PBI_ OON 27677 View Materials , figs. 166–171): Total length 1.72. Endite ventral process ventrally arched, forming pincerlike arrangement with dorsal process. Femur II p0-0-2, r0-1-0. Embolus proximal prong very long, very narrow; distal prong with distal crest, crest pointed at both ends (N = 1).

FEMALE (PBI_ OON 51267 View Materials , figs. 172–176): Total length 2.02. Leg I missing, leg II spination typical. Genital atrium wide, with rebordered posterior margin (N = 1).

DISTRIBUTION: Central Puntarenas.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Oonopidae

Genus

Costarina