Scaphioides cletus (Chickering)

Platnick, Norman I., Berniker, Lily & Kranz-Baltensperger, Yvonne, 2012, The Caribbean Goblin Spider Genera Scaphioides and Hortoonops (Araneae, Oonopidae), American Museum Novitates 2012 (3751), pp. 1-64 : 31-32

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.1206/3759.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:752AA48E-CA22-473C-B785-945E8BD97392

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5456876

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/DE4FC765-8A62-FFAA-FE35-35B199A1BF3B

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scientific name

Scaphioides cletus (Chickering)
status

 

Scaphioides cletus (Chickering)

Figures 168–177

Stenoonops cletus Chickering, 1969a: 3 , figs. 1–6 (male holotype from 3 miles east of May Pen , St. Catherine Par., Jamaica, in MCZ; examined).

Scaphioides cletus: Platnick and Dupérré, 2010: 9 .

DIAGNOSIS: Member of this species resemble those of S. halatus in having only a few, pinpoint-shaped depressions on the sternum (figs. 169, 170), but have a long projection on the proximal lobe of the embolus (figs. 171, 172) and a widened tip on the anterior genitalic process (figs. 176, 177).

MALE (PBI_ OON 26440 View Materials , figs. 168, 169, 171–174): Total length 1.40. Elevated portion of pars cephalica strongly reticulate, posterior margin with U-shaped band of tubercles, sides strongly reticulate. ALE separated by less than their radius. Sternum surface finely punctuate, without pits, microsculpture covering entire surface, furrows smooth, anterior margin with continuous transverse groove. Endite tip with rounded, posteriorly directed projection. Proximal portion of embolus with scoop-shaped tip.

FEMALE (PBI_ OON 21001 View Materials , figs. 170, 175–177): Total length 1.52. Anterior genitalic process bulbous anteriorly, situated on strongly arched base.

MATERIAL EXAMINED: WEST INDIES: Jamaica: Manchester: Mandeville , Apr. 14, 1959 (Sanderson, AMNH PBI_ OON 21001 View Materials ), 2♀ . St. Andrew: Hardwar Gap , Dec. 6, 1954 (A. Nadler, MCZ 71993 View Materials , PBI_ OON 26440 View Materials ), 1♂ ; Hermitage Reservoir , Nov. 26, 1957 (A. Chickering, MCZ 68231 View Materials , PBI_OON 349), 1♂ ; Jack’s Hill Road , Dec. 6, 1957 (A. Chickering, MCZ 83730 View Materials , PBI_OON 356), 1♂, 1♀ ; NE edge Kingston, May 8, 1956, small dead limbs on ground (C. Hoff, MCZ 83744 View Materials , PBI_OON 348), 1♀ ; 14 mi E Kingston, Nov. 19, 1963 (A. Chickering, MCZ 72088 View Materials , PBI_ OON 26439 View Materials ), 1♂, 2♀ ; NE slope, Long Mountain , May 5, 1956, dry acacia litter (C. Hoff, MCZ 83742 View Materials ), PBI_OON 350), 1♂, 3♀ ; NW part, Long Mountain , May 8, 1956, ground litter under agave (C. Hoff, MCZ 83745 View Materials , PBI_OON 355), 1♀ ; 9–10 mi W on Red Hills Road , Oct. 28, 1957 ( AMNH PBI_ OON 21002 View Materials ), 1♂ ; Ferry , 1 mi W Red Hills Road, Sept. 27, 1957 (A. Chickering, MCZ 83733 View Materials , PBI_OON 347), 1♂, 1♀ ; Richards Reservoir , Dec. 3, 1957 (A. Chickering, MCZ 83839 View Materials , PBI_OON 353), 1♂ . St. Ann: entrance to Mount Diablo Forest , Nov. 6, 1963 (A. Chickering, MCZ 72089 View Materials , PBI_ OON 26491 View Materials ), 1♂ . St. Catherine: Evarton , Nov. 29. 1957 (A. Chickering, MCZ 83738 View Materials , PBI_ OON 345), 1♀ ; Guanaboa Vale , Nov. 28, 1957 (A. Chickering, MCZ 83731 View Materials , PBI_OON 351), 1♀ ; 3 mi E May Pen , Nov. 22, 1957 (A. Chickering, MCZ PBI_OON 342), 1♂, 1♀ (holotype, paratype), same (A. Chickering, MCZ 83737 View Materials , PBI_OON 352), 3♂, 1♀ ; Innswood Estate , Nov. 10, 1963 (A. Chickering, MCZ 83732 View Materials , PBI_OON 344), 2♂ . St. Thomas: Actreat , July 13, 1954 (Bellinger, MCZ 83740 View Materials , PBI_OON 346), 1♀ ; Lysson , June 28, 1954 (A. Chickering, MCZ 83734 View Materials , PBI_OON 354), 1♀ . Trelawny: 7 mi S Falmouth , May 12, 1956 (C. Hoff, MCZ 83741 View Materials , PBI_OON 343), 1♂, 2♀ .

DISTRIBUTION: Jamaica.

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

MCZ

Museum of Comparative Zoology

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Oonopidae

Genus

Scaphioides

Loc

Scaphioides cletus (Chickering)

Platnick, Norman I., Berniker, Lily & Kranz-Baltensperger, Yvonne 2012
2012
Loc

Stenoonops cletus

Chickering, A. M. 1969: 3
1969