Patrera perafani, Martínez & Brescovit & Villarreal & Oliveira, 2021

Martínez, Leonel, Brescovit, Antonio D., Villarreal, Eduardo & Oliveira, Luiz Fernando M., 2021, An update of morphological and distributional data of the genus Patrera Simon (Araneae: Anyphaenidae: Anyphaeninae) with the description of twenty-five new species from Colombia, Zootaxa 4914 (1), pp. 1-64 : 20-21

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Patrera perafani

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Patrera perafani new species

Figures 9A–G View FIGURE 9 ; 30 View FIGURE 30

Type material. Male holotype from Mistrato, Manpay, Quebrada Sutu y Empalado (5°22′42.14″N; 75°53′14.24″W), 1830m, Risaralda, Colombia, 3.IV.1992, M. Rocha & G. Andrade leg. (ICN-Ar-10602). GoogleMaps Paratypes: female from Mistrato , San Antonio del Chamei, Palestina (5°25′2.49″N; 75°54′10.05″W), 1150m Risaralda, Colombia, 30.III.1992, M. Rocha leg. (ICN-Ar-5429) GoogleMaps .

Etymology. The specific epithet is a patronym in honor of Carlos Perafán, for his contributions to the taxonomic studies of Neotropical Mygalomorphae spiders.

Diagnosis. Males of Patrera perafani n. sp. resemble those of P. borjai n. sp. and P. quillacinga n. sp. by having a long embolus devoid of basal projections or denticles ( Figs 6C View FIGURE 6 ̅E, 11C̅E), but differs by having longer and thin retrolateral tibial apophysis, slightly curved and apically sharp (wider and shorter in P. quillacinga and shorter and apically truncated in P. borjai ) ( Fig. 9C View FIGURE 9 ̅E). Females resemble those of P. ruber and P. dimar n. sp. by the short and wide lateral borders, short copulatory ducts, and large spermathecae ( Fig. 8F View FIGURE 8 ̅G; Brescovit 1997: 147, figs 55̅56), but can be diagnosed by the triangular, thin hood and rounded, small spermathecae (larger in P. ruber and P. dimar ) ( Fig. 9F View FIGURE 9 ̅G).

Description. Male (Holotype, ICN-Ar-10602). Carapace yellow ( Fig. 9A View FIGURE 9 ). Chelicerae dark brown. Labium and endites brown. Sternum yellowish. Legs yellow, becoming darkest from tibiae to tarsi. Abdomen dorsally grayish; ventrally yellow. Spinnerets yellow ( Fig. 9A View FIGURE 9 ). Total length 8.54, carapace length 4.1, width 3.26, high 1.1. Clypeus height 0.15. Eye diameters and interdistances: AME 0.12, ALE 0.26, PME 0.26, PLE 0.24; AME–AME 0.33, AME–ALE 0.45, PME–PME 0.64, PME–PLE 0.51, ALE–PLE 0.47. Chelicerae 1.54 long, four promarginal teeth, five retromarginal denticles. Leg measurements: leg I—femur 4.32/ patella 1.76/ tibia 4.78/ metatarsus 4.17/ tarsus 1.81/ total 16.82; II—4.15/ 1.63/ 4.45/ 4.07/ 2.25/ 16.57; III—3.18/ 1.29/ 2.7/ 3.17/ 1.44/ 11.8; IV—4.49/ 1.58/ 4.22/ 5.12/ 1.94/ 17.37. Leg spination II—metatarsus p1-1-0, r1-1-0; III—tibia d0-1-1, p1-0-1, r1-0-1, metatarsus v2-0-1, p1-1-2, r1-1-2; IV—metatarsus p1-2-2, r1-1-2. Abdomen: length 4.07, epigastric furrow 1.39 from tracheal spiracle, spiracle 1.57 from base of spinnerets. Palp: retrolateral tibial apophysis long, apically sharp and ventrally projected; cymbium longer than tibia; subtegulum longer than wide with the distal projection apically subrounded; tegulum longer than wide; median apophysis hook-shaped, long and medially situated; embolus long, apically filiform with narrow base and basally inserted on the tegulum ( Fig. 9 View FIGURE 9 C–E).

Female (Paratype, ICN-Ar-5429). Carapace brown-reddish, with ligther margins and thoracic groove ( Fig. 9B View FIGURE 9 ). Chelicerae dark brown. Labium dark brown and endites brown. Sternum yellow with brownish margin. Legs with femur yellow and the rest of segments brownish, metatarsus and tarsus darkest. Abdomen dark gray lightest anteriorly; ventrally gray. Spinnerets yellow ( Fig 9B View FIGURE 9 ). Total length 10.84, carapace length 4.46, width 3.4, high 1.47. Clypeus height 0.19. Eye diameters and interdistances: AME 0.11, ALE 0.19, PME 0.23, PLE 0.23; AME–AME 0.36, AME–ALE 0.46, PME–PME 0.65, PME–PLE 0.61, ALE–PLE 0.57. Chelicerae 1.76 long, four promarginal teeth, five retromarginal teeth. Leg measurements: Leg I—femur 3.6/ patella 1.67/ tibia 3.68/ metatarsus 2.75/ tarsus 1.73/ total 13.46; II—3.69/ 1.71/ 3.67/ 2.74/ 1.49/ 13.32; III—3.04/ 1.47/ 2.27/ 2.85/ 1.01/ 10.66; IV—3.88/ 1.6/ 3.51/4.2/ 1.37/ 14.57. Leg spination: I—metatarsus v2-0-0, p1-0-0, r1-0-0; II—metatarsus v2-0-0, p1-0-0, r1-0-0; III—tibia d1-0-0, p1-0-1, r1-0-1, metatarsus p1-2-2, r1-1-2; IV—tibia d1-0-0, r0-1-1, metatarsus p1-2-2, r1-1-2. Abdomen: length 6.24, epigastric furrow 1.79 from tracheal spiracle, spiracle 2.16 from base of spinnerets. Epigynum: hood triangular, thin and anteriorly elongated; lateral borders sclerotized, parallel, short, wide and apically rounded; atrial cavities short and narrow; internally with copulatory ducts long, sinuous; seminal receptacles small and posteriorly situated on the spermathecae; spermathecae small, rounded, posteromedially positioned; fertilization ducts shorter than spermathecae length ( Fig. 9 View FIGURE 9 F–G).

Distribution. Only known from Risaralda department ( Fig. 30 View FIGURE 30 ).