Sinanapis longituba Lin & Li, 2012

Zhang, Qiqi & Lin, Yucheng, 2018, A review of the spider genus Sinanapis, with the description of a new species from Tibet (Araneae, Anapidae), ZooKeys 790, pp. 45-61: 48-50

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Sinanapis longituba Lin & Li, 2012


Sinanapis longituba Lin & Li, 2012  Figs 3, 4

Type material.

Holotype: ♂ ( IZCAS), CHINA: Hainan Province, Qiongzhong City, Mt. Limushan Nature Reserve, in leaf litter, 19°11.000'N, 109°44.000'E; 655 m, 12.VIII.2007, S.Q. Li & C.X. Wang leg. Paratypes: 3♂, 11♀ ( IZCAS), same data as holotype (examined).

Other material examined.

4♂, 2♀ ( NHMSU), CHINA: Hainan Province, Qiongzhong City, Yinggeling National Natural Reserve, Yinggezui Management Station, 19°03.037'N, 109°44.899'E; 622 m, 8-9.V.2011, Y.Y. Zhou leg.; 1♀ ( NHMSU), CHINA: Hainan Province, Baisha County, Yuanmen Town, Hongxin Village, Yinggeling, 19°03.643'N, 109°31.329'E; 598 ± 11 m, 27.III.2013, Z.G. Chen leg.


The male of S. longituba  can be distinguished from S. crassitarsa  and S. medogense  sp. n. by the presence of anterior median eyes (Figure 3G), lacking in two latter species (Figs 1D, 5G), and by the absence of a rasper-like dentigerous process (Figure 3A, B), whereas the dentigerous process is present in the other two species (Figs 2C, 6H). It differs from S. wuyi  by the robust leg I in both sexes (Figs 3 A–D, 4C, D), as against the normal leg I seen in S. wuyi  (Figure 8A, B, D, E). It further differs from S. wuyi  by having a very long basal patellar apophysis, 3 times longer than palpal femur (Figure 4A, B), while the basal patellar apophysis is shorter than the palpal femur in S. wuyi  (Figure 9A, B). The female of S. longituba  can be distinguished from that of the congeners by the larger copulatory openings and the longer copulatory ducts around the spermathecae (Figure 4G, H). On the other hand, the copulatory openings are smaller in S. medogense  sp. n. (Figure 7G, I) and S. wuyi  (Figure 9E, F) and their shorter copulatory ducts do not around the spermathecae.


See Figs 3 A–H, 4 A–H and Lin and Li (2012).


China (Hainan).