Kazakhithyas pectinatus, Smit, Harry, 2016

Smit, Harry, 2016, A new hydryphantid genus from the Tien Shan Mountains of Kazakhstan (Acari, Hydrachnidia: Hydryphantidae), Zootaxa 4200 (2), pp. 324-326 : 326

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4200.2.6

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:9261F534-62FD-46B4-84BA-4076EC2BE6B0

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6057502

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/2908D732-FFA5-5231-FF72-FF089D2CFD0B

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Plazi

scientific name

Kazakhithyas pectinatus
status

n. sp.

Kazakhithyas pectinatus n. sp.

Material examined. Holotype male, Rheohelocrene, 27 km S of Almaty, Ili-Alatau NP, Tien Shan Mountains, Kazakhstan, 43° 0 4.377 N 76° 59.233 E, alt. 2269 m a.s.l., 4-v-2016 ( RMNH) GoogleMaps . Paratypes: 2 males, same data as holotype ( RMNH) GoogleMaps .

Diagnosis. As for genus.

Description. Male: Idiosoma colourless in specimens fixed in Koenike-fluid, dorsally 761 (778–782) long and 437 (478) wide, ventrally 778 (802–842) long. Anteriorly to postocularia an area without papillae, which is probably a remnant of the median eye, but the latter clearly absent ( Fig. 1 View FIGURES 1 – 6 ). Postocularia setae 48 long. Coxae in four groups, anterior corners of coxae with a group of 3–4 setae, margins of coxae with many short setae ( Fig. 2 View FIGURES 1 – 6 ). Capitulum 152 long, with a very short rostrum ( Fig. 4 View FIGURES 1 – 6 ). Genital field with three pairs of acetabula, anterior acetabulum 42 long, posterior acetabulum 38 wide. Genital flaps with four small setae. Pre-genital sclerite small. Excretory pore not sclerotized. Length of P1–5: 50, 82, 62, 144, 41; P2 with four dorsal setae and one medial seta. P4 ventrally slightly convex, with a anteriorly located ventral seta ( Fig. 5 View FIGURES 1 – 6 ). Length of I-leg-4–6: 132, 142, 156 (till tip of segment). Length of IV-leg-4–6: 220, 216, 192 (till tip of segment). Each leg claw with two combs, one short and one long comb ( Figs. 7–8 View FIGURES 7 – 8 ). Legs without swimming setae.

RMNH

National Museum of Natural History, Naturalis