Tartamura turbo, Bustamante & Ruiz, 2020

Bustamante, Abel A. & Ruiz, Gustavo R. S., 2020, New species and records of thiodinines from North and South America (Araneae Salticidae: Salticinae: Thiodinini), Zootaxa 4899 (1), pp. 115-140 : 127

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Tartamura turbo

sp. nov.

Tartamura turbo   sp. nov.

Figs 3–6 View FIGURES 3–6 , 39–51 View FIGURES 39–42 View FIGURES 43–47 View FIGURES 48–51

Etymology. The specific name, a noun in apposition, honours the Brazilian rock band “Turbo”, created in 2005 in Belém (capital of the state of Pará, near the type locality of this species).

Diagnosis. Males and females of T. turbo   sp. nov. resemble those of T. agatelin   , T. huao   and T. metzneri Bustamante & Ruiz, 2017   by the general appearance of the body (brown carapaces, with white scales pointing to the sides; abdomen with white chevrons dorsally; compare Bustamante & Ruiz 2017 figs 18, 20, 22 with our figures 39–42). Males resemble those of T. huao   and T. metzneri   by the long cymbial dorsal depression, but differ from T. metzneri   by the larger RvTA and the shape of the RTA (triangular in T. metzneri   and subtriangular with a wider base in T. turbo   sp. nov., see Figs 43–47 View FIGURES 43–47 ), and from T. huao   by the longer embolus (935°, 2T+215°, in T. agatelin   ; 980°, 2T+260° in T. turbo   sp. nov.), by the smaller RvTA and the shape of RTA (strongly curved in T. huao   and slightly curved with a wider base and in T. turbo   sp. nov., see Figs 43–47 View FIGURES 43–47 ). Females resemble those of T. agatelin   by having a bilobed posterior border of the epigyne, but differ by having globular spermathecae. Females of T. turbo   sp. nov. resemble those of T. huao   and T. metzneri   by their similar internal copulatory ducts and spermathecal pattern (small and spherical), but differ by the shape of the copulatory openings (C-shaped in T. huao   and T. metzneri   , upside down U-shaped in T. turbo   sp. nov., see Figs 48–51 View FIGURES 48–51 ).

Description. Male (Holotype, MPEG 34340). Total length 3.11. Carapace length 1.44, width 0.93, height 0.62. AME diameter 0.33. Ocular quadrangle length 0.90. Anterior eye row width 0.90. Posterior eye row width 0.88. Abdomen length 1.67.

Chelicera paturon: spine-like setae typical for genus; promargin with two teeth, the distal one tricuspid, retromargin with two teeth, the proximal bicuspid and curved. Leg I: femur 0.82x0.22, patella 0.55, tibia 0.72, metatarsus 0.56, tarsus 0.42; II: fe 0.61, pa 0.38, ti 0.48, mt 0.43, ta 0.32; III: fe 0.63, pa 0.32, ti 0.48, mt 0.49, ta 0.35; IV: fe 0.81, pa 0.38, ti 0.68, mt 0.63, ta 0.38. Leg formula 1432. Leg macrosetae: femur I–II d1-1-1, p0, r0, III d0-1-1, p0, r0, IV d1-1-1, p0, r0, patella I–IV 0, tibia I p0, r0, v2*-0-2a-2 (v2*-0-2a-2a right), II p0, r0, v1r-1r-0 (v1r-0-0 right), III p0-1-1, r0-1-0 (r0-1-1 right), v0 (v1pdi right), IV p0, r0, v2di (v1pdi right), metatarsus I–II p0, r0, v2-2, III p2di, r2di, v2di, IV p2di, r2di, v0.

Palp ( Figs 43–47 View FIGURES 43–47 ): Tibia wider than long; RTA small, subtriangular and curved to dorsum of palp, RvTA rounded; embolus extremely thin and long, arising prolaterally (~8:00) and with path of 980° (2T+260°), embolus curling retrodorsally over cymbium ( Figs 43–47 View FIGURES 43–47 ).

Color in alcohol: As in T. agatelin   ( Figs 3–4 View FIGURES 3–6 , 39–40 View FIGURES 39–42 ).

Female (Paratype, MPEG 34341). Total length 3.72. Carapace length 1.65, width 1.07, height 0.68. AME diameter 0.39. Ocular quadrangle length 1.08. Anterior eye row width 1.03. Posterior eye row width 1.00. Abdomen length 2.07.

Left chelicera paturon with one tooth bicuspid and curved, right with two teeth, proximal one bicuspid and curved, retromargin as in male. Leg I: femur 0.97x0.30, patella 0.62, tibia 0.80, metatarsus 0.61, tarsus 0.45. II: fe 0.76, pa 0.46, ti 0.55, mt 0.47, ta 0.36. III: fe 0.80, pa 0.40, ti 0.59, mt 0.57, ta 0.39. IV: fe 1.02, pa 0.49, ti 0.86, mt 0.73, ta 0.43. Leg formula 4132. Leg macrosetae (left leg IV lost): femur I–IV d1-1-1, p0, r0, patella I–IV 0, tibia I p0, r0, v2*-2a-2a, II p0, r0, v1r-1r-0, III p0-1-1 (p0-0-1 right), r0 (r0-1-0 right), v0, IV p0, r0, v1pdi, metatarsus I–II p1di, r0, v2-2, III–IV p2di, r1di, v0.

Epigyne ( Figs 48–51 View FIGURES 48–51 ): posterior border bilobed, copulatory openings medially placed and upside down Ushaped, spermathecae anteriorly placed.

Color in alcohol: carapace and abdomen as in male. Legs as in male, with same pattern in metatarsus I ( Figs 5–6 View FIGURES 3–6 , 41–42 View FIGURES 39–42 ).

Type material. Holotype Ƌ: BRAZIL: Pará: Santa Isabel do Pará, road BR-316, 1.2755°S, 48.0980°W, 9.VIII.2017, leg. G. R. S. Ruiz ( MPEG 34340 View Materials ). GoogleMaps  

Paratypes: BRAZIL: Pará: Belém, Ilha do Combu , 1.490456°S, 48.461340°W, leg. A. Salgado, 20.VII.2017, 1♀ ( MPEG 34341 View Materials ); GoogleMaps   Belém, Museu Paraense Emílio Goeldi, Parque Zoobotânico, 1.452230°S, 48.476251°W, leg. A. Salgado, 10. VI.2017, 1♀ ( MPEG 34342 View Materials ) GoogleMaps   .

Distribution. Known only from the type locality, state of Pará, Brazil.


Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile


Mykotektet, National Veterinary Institute