Draconarius pseudoagrestis , 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: 84-85

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Draconarius pseudoagrestis

sp. nov.

Draconarius pseudoagrestis  sp. nov.

(Figs 352-360, 547)

Type material: Holotype. ♂, CHINA: Yunnan: Tengchong County: Bawan village, 39-41 km of the road Bawan-Tengchong , N24° 55625', E98° 45155', 2416 m, October 12, 2003, G. Tang ( HNU, CASENT9025789)GoogleMaps  .

Paratype. CHINA: Yunnan: Tengchong County: 1♂, Bawan village, 39-41 km of the road Bawan-Tengchong , N24° 55625', E98° 45155', 2416 m, October 12, 2003, G. Tang ( HNU, CASENT9020361)GoogleMaps  . Lushui County: 1♂, Feng Xue Yakou, 100 m S of Pianma Road , N25.97288°, E98.68336°, 3150 m, Rhododendron/ Bamboo thicket, pitfall traps, May 11-21, 2005, C. Griswold, D. Kavanaugh & K.J. Guo ( CAS, CASENT9022108)GoogleMaps  .

Etymology: The species name is derived from its similarity to D. agrestis  ; term in apposition.

Diagnosis: This species seems to be similar to D. agrestis Wang  2003 differing only in minor features in male palp: the long conductor that extends posteriorly near the base of embolus from ventral view, the presence of denticles on distal conductor, and the distinctly large membraneous extension on the dorsal edge of the conductor (Figs 352-357).

Description: Male (holotype). Large sized Coelotinae  (Fig. 358). Total length could be more than 10.00. Dorsal shield of prosoma 6.45 long, 4.26 wide; abdomen damaged. AME smallest, about 3/4 the size of other eyes, which are subequal, or with PLE slightly smaller ( AME 0.15, ALE 0.22, PME 0.22, PLE 0.18); AME separated from each other by 2/3 of their diameter, from ALE by AME diameter; PME separated from each other by about half of their diameter, widely separated from PLE by more than their diameter (AME-AME 0.10, AME-ALE 0.16, ALE-PLE 0.07, PME-PME 0.09, PME-PLE 0.26, AME-PME 0.13) (Fig. 359). Labium longer than wide ( L / W =1.25) (Fig. 360). Chelicerae with 3 promarginal and 2 retromarginal teeth. Palp with a small patellar apophysis; RTA more than half of tibial length, with distinctly protruding distal end; lateral tibial apophysis large, close to RTA; cymbial furrow more than 2 /3 of cymbial length; conductor long, extending posteriorly near base of embolus, with a large basal lamella and a dorsal apophysis; median apophysis spoon-shaped, elongate, free-standing along anterior edge; embolus long, filiform, proximal in origin, arising at 6:30 o-clock-position, running half an oval, extending posteriorly to proximal part of tibia and anteriorly coiling beyond distal part of bulb (Figs 352-357).

Female. Unknown.

Distribution: China (Yunnan: Tengchong, Lushui) (Fig. 547).




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