Raveniola montana Zonstein & Marusik, 2012

Li, Shuqiang & Zonstein, Sergei, 2015, Eight new species of the spider genera Raveniola and Sinopesa from China and Vietnam (Araneae, Nemesiidae), ZooKeys 519, pp. 1-32: 9

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.519.8784

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scientific name

Raveniola montana Zonstein & Marusik, 2012
status

 

Taxon classification Animalia Araneae Nemesiidae

Raveniola montana Zonstein & Marusik, 2012  Figs 11, 12

Material.

CHINA: Sichuan Province, Baoxing County, Baoxing [30°22.052'N, 102°48.534'E, elevation 1115 m], June 2001, X. Yu & H. Zhou - 3♂ (IZCAS); same county, Qiaoqi Town [30°41.129'N, 102°42.370'E, 2447 m], June 6-7, 1997, leg. Z. Zhang.

Diagnosis.

This species can be easily distinguished from all known East Asian congeners by its short and stout palpal tibia and by a short and flattened embolus (Fig. 11 A–C), combined with the presence of ridges on the wide proximal portion of the embolus (Fig. 12 A–C) and the unique shape of the receptacles in females ( Zonstein and Marusik 2012: fig. 48).

Description.

See Zonstein and Marusik (2012): 77, figs 5, 9, 10, 17, 18, 26, 32, 40, 48.

Variation.

Total length: 10.46-11.56 in males from Sichuan (n=8) vs. 15.50 in the male holotype from Yunnan.

Distribution.

China: northern Yunnan and southern Sichuan.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Nemesiidae

Genus

Raveniola