Nops MacLeay 1839

Dupérré, Nadine, 2014, Three new species of Caponiid spiders from Ecuador (Araneae, Caponiidae), Zootaxa 3838 (4), pp. 462-474: 464

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Nops MacLeay 1839
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Nops MacLeay 1839 

Composition. N. anisitsi Strand 1909  , N. ariguanabo Alayón 1986  , N. bellulus Chamberlin 1916  , N. blandus ( Bryant 1942)  , N. branicki ( Taczanowski 1874)  , N. cesari  n. sp., N. coccineus Simon 1891  , N. craneae Chickering 1967  , N. enae Sánchez-Ruiz 2004  , N. ernestoi Sánchez-Ruiz 2005  , N. farhati Prosen 1949  , N. flutillus Chickering 1967  , N. gertschi Chickering 1967  , N. guanabacoae MacLeay 1839  , N. largus Chickering 1967  , N. maculatus Simon 1893  , N. mathani Simon 1893  , N. meridionalis Keyserling 1891  , N. nitidus Simon 1907  , N. proseni Birabén 1954  , N. quito  n. sp., N. siboney Sánchez-Ruiz 2004  , N. simla Chickering 1967  , N. sublaevis Simon 1893  , N. toballus Chickering 1967  , N. ursumus Chickering 1967  , N. variabilis Keyserling 1877  , N. virginicus Sánchez-Ruiz 2010  .

Diagnosis. Males and females of Nops  can be distinguished from other Nopinae as such: from Orthonops  and Tarsonops  by the elongated and reflexed unpaired claw I ( Fig. 18View FIGURES 17 – 22); from Nopsides  by the presence of only two eyes ( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1); from Nyetnops  and Cubanops  by an unpatterned carapace ( Fig. 1View FIGURE 1).

Distribution. Cuba, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, St. Vincent, Trinidad, Curaçao, Bonaire, Panama, French Guiana, Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Brazil, Peru, Paraguay and Argentina.