Coelotes pseudoterrestris,

Wang, Xin-Ping, Griswold, Charles E. & Ubick, Darrell, 2009, On the pseudoterrestris species group of the spider genus Coelotes (Araneae, Amaurobiidae), Zootaxa 2313, pp. 1-34: 3

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.191946

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scientific name

Coelotes pseudoterrestris
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The pseudoterrestris  Group

Diagnosis: Coelotine spiders in the pseudoterrestris  group can be easily distinguished from the atropos  group and the charitonovi group by the large, anteriorly extending copulatory ducts in the female ( Fig. 2View FIGURES 1 – 2), and in the male by the narrower patellar apophysis and the long, slender conductor ( Figs 3, 4View FIGURES 3 – 4). The exitialis group from Japan, which is not well studied, is most similar to the pseudoterrestris  group in having a narrow patellar apophysis and more or less slender, long conductor. The exitialis group species from Japan showed short, medially (between spermathecae) or slightly anteriorly extending copulatory ducts, which is different from the distinctly extending (either anteriorly or laterally) copulatory ducts.

Distribution: China (Yunnan), Thailand (Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai) ( Figs 154–157View FIGURES 154View FIGURES 155View FIGURES 156View FIGURES 157).

Composition: Nine species: Coelotes acicularis  sp. nov., C. guangxian Zhang et al. 2003  , C. pseudoguangxian  sp. nov., C. pseudoterrestris Schenkel 1963  , C. pseudoyunnanensis  sp. nov., C. suthepicus Dankittipakul et al. 2005  , C. thailandensis Dankittipakul & Wang 2003  , C. yanhengmei  sp. nov., and C. yunnanensis Schenkel 1963  .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Amaurobiidae

Genus

Coelotes