Meriola gallina Platnick & Ewing

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 : 46

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

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https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4673009

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Meriola gallina Platnick & Ewing
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Meriola gallina Platnick & Ewing

Figs 34–36 View FIGURE 34 View FIGURE 35 View FIGURE 36 , 94b View FIGURE 94

Meriola gallina Platnick & Ewing, 1995: 20 , figs 39–43 (male holotype from Cautin , Región de la Araucania, Chile, in AMNH, not examined).

Diagnosis. Males ( Figs 35–36 View FIGURE 35 View FIGURE 36 ) are recognized by the curved distally RTA and the long embolus arising from the prolateral side. Females ( Fig. 34 View FIGURE 34 ) are distinguished by the protruding posterior lobe on the epigynal median field.

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

Natural history and habitat. The specimens were collected on shrub steppes and Nothofagus antartica forests.

Distribution. Known from a few localities in Cordillera, Linares, Curicó and Malleco provinces in Chile ( Fig. 94b View FIGURE 94 ).

New records. CHILE: Región RM Metropolitana de Santiago: Provincia de Cordillera: Reserva Nacional Río Clarillo, S 33.763407°, W 70.419388°, 5.II–6.III.2008, collector unknown, 1 male, temporary preparations MGM-00226–00227 ( MACN-Ar 30967 ). GoogleMaps Región VII del Maule: Provincia de Curicó: El Relvo , 20 Km E Potrero Grande, S 35.190907°, W 70.8130279°, elev. 1100 m, 1–20.IV.2004, malaise trap, J. Barriga, 1 female (MACN-Ar 30358). GoogleMaps Región IX de la Araucanía: Provincia de Malleco: Parque Nacional Nahuelbuta, S 37.784643°, W 72.953286°, elev. 1200 m, 12.II.2005, Nothofagus antartica , fogging, J. Barriga, 1 female, temporary preparation MGM-00225 ( MACN-Ar 30356 ). GoogleMaps Monumento Natural Contulmo, S 38.034412°, W 73.196368°, 19–21.XII.1998, M. Ramírez, L. Compagnucci, C. Grismado & L. Lopardo, 1 male ( MACN-Ar 16389 ), 1 male (MNHS) GoogleMaps .

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Trachelidae

Genus

Meriola

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Meriola gallina Platnick & Ewing

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

Meriola gallina

Platnick, N. I. & Ewing, C. 1995: 20
1995