Meriola virgata Simon

González, María E., Grismado, Cristian J. & Ramírez, Martín J., 2021, A Taxonomic Revision Of The Spider Genus Meriola Banks (Araneae: Trachelidae), Zootaxa 4936 (1), pp. 1-113 : 111

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4936.1.1

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4673049

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Meriola virgata Simon
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Meriola virgata Simon

Figs 86–88 View FIGURE 86 View FIGURE 87 View FIGURE 88 , 95a View FIGURE 95

Trachelas virgatus Simon, 1904: 105 , fig. 4 (one male and three female syntypes from La Herradura, Elqui, Región de Coquimbo, Chile, in MNHN, examined by Platnick & Ewing 1995).

Meriola virgata Platnick & Ewing, 1995: 12 , figs 3, 19–23.

Diagnosis. Males ( Figs 87–88 View FIGURE 87 View FIGURE 88 ) resemble those of M. nague by the sinuous embolus with a retrolateral origin, but differ by the longer and dorsally curved RTA, and by the longer and ribbon-like embolus. Females ( Fig. 86 View FIGURE 86 ) resemble those of M. nague by their median excavation, but it is wide and triangular in M. virgata , and by their S2, elongated and diverging ( Platnick & Ewing 1995: figs 22, 23).

Description. Male and female described by Platnick & Ewing (1995).

Natural history and habitat. The specimens were collected in forests and bushes by hand collecting. The specimen collected by fogging, at 1100 m of altitude, was found in a forest of Nothofagus dombeyi .

Distribution. Known from Región IV to VIII in Chile ( Fig. 95a View FIGURE 95 ).

New records. CHILE: Región V de Valparaíso: Provincia de Quillota: Parque Nacional La Campana, Palmas de Ocoa (MJR-loc-64), S 32.93049°, W 71.08581°, elev. 410 m, 3.XI.2011, forest and bushes, hand collection, M. Ramírez, A. Ojanguren Affilastro & J. Pizarro, 1 male, sample MGM-00430 ( MACN-Ar 33042 ) GoogleMaps , 1 female, 4 imms., sample MGM-00429 ( MACN-Ar 33043 ) . Parque Nacional La Campana, quebrada El Arenal, 22 km (por aire) SSE La Calera , S 32.95362°, W 71.06873° (GPS, +- 50m), elev. 663 m (GPS), 6.I.2018, low forest, M.J. Ramírez, A. Ojanguren, A. Pérez González, G. Azevedo & W. Porto (MJR-loc-296), 1 female vchMJR-2158, photos MJR 8610-8629 ( MACN-Ar 39085 ) GoogleMaps . Provincia de Valparaíso: Viña SaU.S.A.lito, S 33.014843°, W 71.538205°, 21.X.1982, collector unknown, 1 male ( MNHS 622 ) GoogleMaps . Región RM Metropolitana de Santiago: Provincia de Santiago: La Florida , S 33.533462°, W 70.574378°, VIII.1983, O. Leon, 1 female ( MNHS 795 ) GoogleMaps . Provincia de Melipilla : S 33.686159°, W 71.216684°, 8–23.XI.1998, J. Barriga, 1 female, temporary preparation MGM-00222 ( MACN-Ar 30360 ) GoogleMaps , 1 male ( MACN-Ar 30362 ) . Same locality, 2–22.II.1999, J. Barriga, 4 females ( MACN-Ar 30361 ) . Cajón de Pichi, Alhué , S 33.948112°, W 71.034014°, 13.XI–23.XII.1998, J. Barriga, 5 females, 3 males, 7 imms. ( MACN-Ar 33036 ) GoogleMaps . Provincia de Cordillera: Reserva Nacional Río Clarillo , S 33.763407°, W 70.419388°, 6.III–9.IV.2008, collector unknown, 1 male ( MACN-Ar 30966 ) GoogleMaps . Same locality, 9.IV–14.V.2008, collector unknown, 1 male, temporary preparations MGM-00223–00224 ( MACN-Ar 30968 ) . Región VII del Maule: Provincia de Curicó: El Relvo , 20 km E Potrero Grande, S 35.189167°, W 70.958333°, elev. 1100 m, 30.XII.2003, Nothofagus dombeyi , fogging, J. Barriga, 1 female ( MACN-Ar 33035 ) GoogleMaps .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Trachelidae

Genus

Meriola

Loc

Meriola virgata Simon

González, María E., Grismado, Cristian J. & Ramírez, Martín J. 2021
2021
Loc

Meriola virgata

Platnick, N. I. & Ewing, C. 1995: 12
1995
Loc

Trachelas virgatus

Simon, E. 1904: 105
1904