Costarina monte, 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 : 6

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.1206/3794.1

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5459224

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03F387E9-FF8A-FFE5-FE0F-FBE5FD93F9AC

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Costarina monte
status

new species

Costarina monte , new species ( Figures 67–77 View FIGURES 67–77 )

TYPES: Male holotype and female allotype from litter taken at an elevation of 1500 m at Monteverde, Puntarenas, Costa Rica (Aug. 28, 1983; J., F. Murphy), deposited in AMNH (PBI_ OON 36793 View Materials ) .

DIAGNOSIS: Males have a distinctive embolus, with a broad, ridged distal prong and a narrow proximal prong that is widened at about one-fourth of its length (figs. 67–72); females have a short, wide genital atrium with a posteromedian enlargement of the posterior margin (figs. 76, 77).

MALE (PBI_ OON 36793 View Materials , figs. 67–72): Total length 2.11. Endite ventral process basally wide, distally narrow, tip heavily sclerotized; dorsal process with elongate tip. Femur I r0-1-0; tibia II v4-4-0. Embolus proximal prong long, narrow, abruptly bent at about half its length; distal prong enlarged, dorsally ridged (N = 10).

FEMALE (PBI_ OON 36793 View Materials , figs. 73–77): Total length 2.20. Spination typical. Genital atrium short, wide, posterior margin with wide posteromedian enlargement (N = 3).

DISTRIBUTION: Northern Puntarenas.

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Oonopidae

Genus

Costarina