Draconarius tridens , 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: 108-110

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scientific name

Draconarius tridens
status

sp. nov.

Draconarius tridens  sp. nov.

(Figs 493-500, 550)

Type material: Holotype. ♂, CHINA: Yunnan: Lushui County: Pianma Township, Chang Yan He 9.3 km ESE Pianma , N25.99363°, E98.66651°, 2470 m, mixed broadleaf deciduous and evergreen forest, beating understory vegetation, May 14, 2005, C. Griswold ( HNU, CASENT9022231)GoogleMaps  .

Etymology: The species name is derived from the Latin words “tri” and “dens”, meaning “three” and “tooth” respectively, and refers to the presence of three promarginal and three retromarginal cheliceral teeth; term in apposition.

Diagnosis: This new species can be easily recognized by the absence of a patellar apophysis, the short RTA, the absence of a lateral tibial apophysis, the long conductor, and the absence of a median apophysis (Figs 493-497). Both the cheliceral promargin and retromargin have 3 teeth.

Description: Male (holotype). Medium sized Coelotinae  (Fig. 498). Total length 6.15. Dorsal shield of prosoma 3.15 long, 1.82 wide; opisthosoma 3.00 long, 1.87 wide. AME smallest, about 2/3 size of other eyes, which are subequal ( AME 0.08, ALE 0.12, PME 0.12, PLE 0.12); anterior eyes equally separated by half of AME diameter; posterior eyes equally separated by slightly less than their diameter (AME-AME 0.04, AME-ALE 0.04, PME-PME 0.09, PME-PLE 0.09, AME-PME 0.10) (Fig. 499). Labium length and width subequal ( L / W =1.0) (Fig. 500). Cheliceral pro- and retromargins with 3 teeth. Palp without patellar apophysis; RTA short, less than half of tibial length; lateral tibial apophysis absent; cymbial furrow short, less than half of cymbial length; conductor long, extending posteriorly to distal tibia, with a small basal lamella; conductor dorsal apophysis absent; median apophysis absent; embolus short, filiform, prolateral in origin (Figs 493-497).

Female. Unknown.

Distribution: China (Yunnan: Lushui) (Fig. 550).

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