Draconarius guoi , Wang, XIN-PING, Griswold, CHARLES E. & Miller, JEREMY A., 2010

Wang, XIN-PING, Griswold, CHARLES E. & Miller, JEREMY A., 2010, Revision of the genus Draconarius Ovtchinnikov 1999 (Agelenidae: Coelotinae) in Yunnan, China, with an analysis of the Coelotinae diversity in the Gaoligongshan Mountains, Zootaxa 2593, pp. 1-127: 53-54

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Draconarius guoi

sp. nov.

Draconarius guoi  sp. nov.

(Figs 180-188, 541)

Type material: Holotype. ♀, China: Yunnan: Lushui County: Feng Xue Yakou, east side on Pianma Road , N25.97288°, E98.68336°, 3150 m, night collecting on buildings, cliffs, roadcut, May 17, 2005, C. Griswold ( HNU, CASNT 9022262)GoogleMaps  .

Paratypes. CHINA: Yunnan: Lushui County: 1♀, Feng Xue Yakou, on Pianma Road , N25.97288°, E98.68336°, 3150 m, hand collecting under rocks, May 11, 2005, C. Griswold & D. Kavanaugh ( HNU, CASENT9022194)GoogleMaps  ; 1♀, Pianma Township, Feng Xue Yakou , N25.97360°, E98.68905°, 3120 m, roadside, May 17, 2005, K.J. Guo ( HNU, CASENT9022091)GoogleMaps  ; 2♀, Feng Xue Yakou, 100 m S of Pianma Road , N25.97288°, E98.68336°, 3150 m, Rhododentron/Bamboo thicket, 25 pitfall traps, May 11-21, 2005, C. Griswold, D. Kavanaugh & K.J. Guo ( CAS, CASENT9022110)GoogleMaps  ; 1♀, Pianma Township, Chan Yan He, 9.3 km ESE Pianma , N25.99363°, E098.66651°, 2470 m, mixed broadleaf deciduous and evergreen forest, pitfall traps, May 12-21, 2005, C. Griswold, D. Kavanaugh & K. Guo ( CAS, CASENT9023092)GoogleMaps  .

Etymology: The specific name is a patronym in honor of K.J. Guo, one of the collectors of the type series.

Diagnosis: This species is similar to D. anceps  sp. nov. in having a similar atrim and triangular spermathecae, differing only in minor features in the female epigynum. This new species has a pair of long atrial ridges that extend posteriorly to the epigastric furrow (Fig. 180), while in D. anceps  sp. nov. the atrial ridges are short and limited to the anterior part of the atrium (Fig. 37).

Description: Female (holotype). Medium sized Coelotinae  (Fig. 186). Total length 8.78. Dorsal shield of prosoma 3.95 long, 2.62 wide; opisthosoma 4.83 long, 3.37 wide. AME smallest, approximately half the size of ALE; posterior eyes subequal in size, slightly smaller than ALE ( AME 0.09, ALE 0.20, PME 0.17, PLE 0.17); AME separated from each other by their diameter, from ALE by slightly less than half of AME diameter; PME separated from each other by half of their diameter, from PLE by slightly less than PME diameter (AME-AME 0.09, AME-ALE 0.04, PME-PME 0.08, PME-PLE 0.15, AME-PME 0.15) (Fig. 187). Chelicerae with 3 promarginal and 2 retromarginal teeth. Labium with length and width subequal ( L / W =1.04) (Fig. 188). Epigynal teeth absent; atrium small, with posteriorly extending anterior atrial margin; atrial ridges extending posteriorly to epigastric furrow; copulatory ducts indistinct from dorsal view; spermathecae short, broad, with slight lateral extensions; spermathecae widely separated by at least their width; speramathecal heads distinct, arising and extending distally (Figs 180-185).

Male. Unknown.

Distribution: China (Yunnan: Lushui) (Fig. 541).




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