Amazoonops juruti , Ott, Ricardo, Ruiz, Gustavo R. S., Brescovit, Antonio D. & Bonaldo, Alexandre B., 2017

Ott, Ricardo, Ruiz, Gustavo R. S., Brescovit, Antonio D. & Bonaldo, Alexandre B., 2017, Amazoonops, a new genus of goblin spiders (Araneae: Oonopidae) from the Brazilian Amazon, Zootaxa 4236 (2), pp. 244-268: 262-268

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Amazoonops juruti

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Amazoonops juruti  sp. nov.

Figs 14View FIGURES 13 – 16, 107–129View FIGURES 107 – 117View FIGURES 118 – 123View FIGURES 124 – 129, 132View FIGURES 130 – 132, Map 1

Types. Holotype male from Acampamento Mutum (02°36’44.7”S 56°11’39.2”W), Platô do Rio Juruti  , Juruti  , Pará, Brazil, 5–22.XI.2007, D.F. Candiani & N.F. Lo-Man-Hung leg. ( MPEGAbout MPEG 30522View Materials, PBI_OON 00044455)GoogleMaps  . Paratype female from same locality (02°33’18.0”S 56o13’22.4”W), 03–08.X.2010, B.V.B. Rodrigues, N.C. Bastos & N.S. Abrahim leg. ( MPEGAbout MPEG 30523View Materials, PBI_ OON 40684View Materials)GoogleMaps  .

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

Diagnosis. Males are similar to those of A. cachimbo  sp. nov. and A. almeirim  sp. nov. by the endites with prolateral process with two retrolateral protrusions ( Figs 18View FIGURES 17 – 23, 79View FIGURES 78 – 83, 119View FIGURES 118 – 123), but can be recognized by the combined presence of a short embolus and large, oblong basal protrusion of endites prolateral process ( Figs 118View FIGURES 118 – 123,–119). Females resemble those of A. cachimbo  sp. nov. by the large mesial portion of internal genital sclerite ( Figs 131– 132View FIGURES 130 – 132), but can be recognized by the genital area with a wide posterior transversal lip ( Fig. 129View FIGURES 124 – 129) and shorter arms of internal genital sclerite ( Fig. 132View FIGURES 130 – 132).

Description. Male (PBI_ OON 40529View Materials, Figs 107–117View FIGURES 107 – 117): Total length 1.44. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace orange-brown, ovoid in dorsal view, anteriorly narrowed to 0.49 times its maximum width or less, with rounded posterolateral corners, surface of elevated portion of pars cephalica granulate; non-marginal pars cephalica setae present, scattered. Clypeus high, ALE separated from edge of carapace by their radius or more. Eyes ALE –PLE touching, PME touching throughout most of their length, PLE –PME touching. Sternum orange-brown, furrow wrinkled, surface rugose, without pits, anterior margin with a row of small depressions, lateral margin with infracoxal grooves and anterior and posterior openings, setae evenly scattered. Mouthparts: paturon distal region unmodified. Labium rectangular; with 6 or more setae on anterior margin. Endites anteromedian tip with one strong, tooth-like projection. ABDOMEN: dorsum soft portions white. Posterior spiracles not connected by groove. Pedicel tube medium. Dorsal scutum pale orange, covering more than 3/4 of abdomen, no soft tissue visible from above, middle surface finely reticulate, sides finely reticulate. Postepigastric scutum pale orange, long, semicircular, covering nearly full length of abdominal length, without posteriorly directed lateral apodemes. LEGS: pale orange; patella plus tibia I shorter than carapace, metatarsi I and II meso-apical comb absent. Tarsi I to IV superior claws tooth examined in detail; tarsus IV superior claws with zero teeth on median surface of retroclaw. GENITALIA: Epigastric region with sperm pore situated between anterior and posterior spiracles. Palp: bulb yellow, 1 to 1.5 times as long as cymbium, embolus light, prolateral excavation present, small, lamellar, twisted, narrow at tip, with a large rounded prolateral aperture.

Female (PBI_OON_044426, Figs 126–131View FIGURES 124 – 129View FIGURES 130 – 132, 134): Total length 1.79. As in male, except as noted. ABDOMEN: dorsum soft portions covered with gray spots. Pedicel slightly ribbed, scutum not extending far dorsal of pedicel. Epigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, epigastric scutum not surrounding pedicel dorsally. Postepigastric scutum weakly sclerotized, fused to epigastric scutum, with short posteriorly directed lateral apodemes. GENITALIA: anterior receptaculum longer than large, short posterior directed apodemas; short transversal sclerite ( Fig. 132View FIGURES 130 – 132).

Material examined. BRAZIL: Pará. Juruti  : 1♀ ( MPEGAbout MPEG 30954View Materials, PBI_ OON 44412View Materials)  ; Acampamento Mutum (02°36’44.7”S 56°11’39.2”W), all D.F. Candiani & N.F. Lo-Man-Hung leg.: 03–05.VI.2007, 1♂ ( MPEGAbout MPEG 30516View Materials, PBI_ OON 44451View Materials), 1♀ ( MPEGAbout MPEG 30953View Materials PBI_ OON 44419View Materials)GoogleMaps  ; 03–10.VI.2007, 3♂ (MPEG 30504, PBI_OON 44458; MPEG 30506, PBI_OON 44460; MPEG 30518, PBI_OON 44453); 15–22.XI.2007, 3♀ (MPEG 30948, PBI_OON 44418; MPEG 30950, PBI_OON 44414; MPEG 30952, PBI_OON 44415). Same locality and coordinates above, 15–22.XI.2007, D.D. Guimarães & N.F. Lo-Man-Hung leg. 1♂ (MPEG 30502, PBI_OON 44428). Same locality above (02°33’18.0”S 56°13’22.4”W), all B.V.B. Rodrigues, N.C. Bastos & N.F. Lo-Man-Hung leg., 05–10.V.2010, 2♂, 1♀ ( MPEGAbout MPEG 30503View Materials, PBI_ OON 44422View Materials; MPEGAbout MPEG 30514View Materials, PBI_ OON 44432View Materials; MPEGAbout MPEG 30520View Materials, PBI_ OON 44417View Materials)GoogleMaps  ; 18– 23.II.2011, 1♀ (MPEG 30515, PBI_OON 44426). Same locality and coordinates above, 03–08.VIII.2010, B.V.B. Rodrigues, N.C. Bastos & N.S. Abrahim leg., 1♂ (MPEG 30524, PBI_OON 40662; examined by SEM).

MAP 1. Septentrional South America showing records of Amazoonops  gen. nov. species.

Juruti  , Beneficiamento, ponto 1 (02°30’27.4”S 56°10’39.5”W): 18–23.II.2011, B.V.B. Rodrigues, N.C. Bastos & N.F. Lo-Man-Hung leg., 1♂ (MPEG 30505, PBI_OON 44420); 19–25.X.2011, R.F. Saturnino, E.G.S. Cafofo-Silva & N.C. Bastos leg., 1♀ (MPEG 30508, PBI_OON 44427). Juruti  , Beneficiamento, ponto 2 (02°30’27.4”S 56°10’39.5”W), all B.V.B. Rodrigues, N.C. Bastos & N.F. Lo-Man-Hung leg., 08–13.V.2010, 1♂ (MPEG 30512, PBI_OON 44413); 18–23.II.2011, 1♂ (MPEG 30517, PBI_OON 44424). Estrada Plot 2 (02°36’10.6”S 56°12’25.8”W), 04–11.IX.2002, A.B. Bonaldo et al. leg., 1♂ (MPEG 30507, PBI_OON 44456). Juruti  , Platô Capiranga, Linha 168E (02°28’22.1”S 56°12’29.4”W), all D.F. Candiani & N.F Lo-Man-Hung leg.: 12– 14.X.2006, 2♂ (MPEG 10901, PBI_OON 44437; MPEG 10902, PBI_OON 44423); 03–10.VI.2007, 3♂ (MPEG 30510, PBI_OON 44450; MPEG 30511, PBI_OON 44452; MPEG 30519, PBI_OON 44457); 15–22.XI.2007, 1♂ (MPEG 30513, PBI_OON 44459). Juruti  , Platô do Rio Juruti  (02°33’7.2”S 56°13’06.2”W), all A.B. Bonaldo et al. leg., 11–16.IX.2002, 1♂ (MPEG 30509, PBI_OON 40529). Same locality and collector above (02°28’00.6”S 56°12’42.2”W), 04–11.IX.2002, 1♂ (MPEG 30521, PBI_OON 44454), 1♀ (MPEG 30951, PBI_OON 44411). Juruti  , Sítio Barroso, 03-05.VI.2007, D.F. Candiani & N. Lo-Man-Hung leg., 1♀ (MPEG 30949, PBI_OON 44421). Juruti  , Vale do Igarapé Mutum (02°36’44.7”S 56°11’39.2”W), 08–15.X.2006, D.F. Candiani & N. Lo- Man-Hung leg., 1♂ (MPEG 10900, PBI_OON 40526); 04.X.2004, D.F. Candiani & D.R. Santos-Souza leg., 1♀ (MPEG 10563, PBI_OON 44461).


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