Storenosoma bifidum, Milledge, 2011

Milledge, G. A., 2011, A Revision of Storenosoma Hogg and Description of a New Genus, Oztira (Araneae: Amaurobiidae), Records of the Australian Museum 63 (1), pp. 1-32: 16-17

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.3853/j.0067-1975.63.2011.1579

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BA8794-FFEF-FA3D-97A6-FCBCD1A43562

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Storenosoma bifidum
status

n.sp.

Storenosoma bifidum   n.sp.

Figs 14a–d View Fig , 27c View Fig

Type material. HOLOTYPE ♂, 10.4 km NW of Toorongo, 37°44'S 146°01'E, DCE Upper Yarra site 2, 14–24 Nov 1988, L. Lumsden ( K 10768 View Materials ) ( NMV) GoogleMaps   . PARATYPES, 24♂, same data as holotype (K 3994) GoogleMaps   . 1♂, same data (K 3993) GoogleMaps   . 1♂, same data (K 3992) GoogleMaps   . 2♀, same data (K 4039) GoogleMaps   (all NMV).

Other material examined. VICTORIA: 1♀, Mt Worth State Park, near Seaview , 38°16'S 145°59'E, 23 Mar 1978, MRG ( KS45281) ( AMS) GoogleMaps   . 1♂, Otway Ranges, Phillips Track , 0.5 km N of Triplet Falls, 38°40'S 143°29'E, 31 Jan to 11Apr 1995, GAM (K 4027) GoogleMaps   . 1♂, Otway Ranges, Young Creek Rd, 0.4 km NW of Triplet Falls, 38°40'S 143°29'E, 6 Sep to 15 Nov 1994, GAM GoogleMaps  

(K4113): (c) epigynum, ventral; (d) internal. Scale lines 0.25 mm.

(K 4025). 1♂, Otway Ranges , Young Creek Rd, 0.2 km NE of Ciancio Creek crossing, 38°42'S 143°29'E, 15 Nov 1994 GoogleMaps   to 31 Jan 1995, GAM (K 4026). 3♂, Strzelecki Ranges , Tarra-Bulga Nat. Pk, 0.5 km NNE of Tarra Valley Picnic Area, 38°26'40"S 146°32'30"E, 14 Nov 1995 GoogleMaps   to 10 Jan 1996, GAM (K 4029). 2♂, same data (K 4028) GoogleMaps   . 1♀, same data (K 4113) GoogleMaps   . 1♀, same data except 5 Mar–7 May 1996 (K 4030) GoogleMaps   . 2♂, Strzelecki Ranges , Tarra-Bulga Nat. Pk, 0.2 km W of Tarra Valley Picnic Area, 38°27'S 146°32'E, 14 Sep to 14 Nov 1995 GoogleMaps   , GAM (K 4031). 3♂, same data except 14 Nov 1995 – 10 Jan 1996 (K 4032) GoogleMaps   . 1♀, same data except 5 Mar–7 May 1996 (K 4033) GoogleMaps   . 1♂, Strzelecki Ranges , Tarra-Bulga Nat.Pk, Bulga Picnic Area, 38°25'30"S 146°34'20"E, 14 Sep to 14 Nov 1995 GoogleMaps   , GAM (K 4034). 2♂, same data except 14 Nov 1995 GoogleMaps   to 10 Jan 1996 (K 4035). 1♂, Strzelecki Ranges , Gunyah- Toora Rd, 2 km SSW of Gunyah Gunyah, 38°32'30"S 146°19'E, 14 Sep to 14 Nov 1995 GoogleMaps   , GAM (K 4036). 4♂, same data except 14 Nov 1995 GoogleMaps   to 10 Jan 1996 (K 4037). 1♂, Sherbrooke Forest , Aug 1974 (K 4038)   (all NMV).

Diagnosis. Male palp ( Figs 14a–b View Fig ) with short, triangular TA. MA with short proximal projection and slender prolateral projection. Embolus with stout, bifurcate tip. Palpal patella with one dorsal spine, palpal tibia with single prolateral spine. Female epigynum ( Figs 14c–d View Fig ) with small lateral teeth, sclerotized gonopore openings prominent, with distinctly angled inner margin. Tarsal organ capsulate, situated distally to trichobothria.

Description. Male. Measurements: BL 9.40, CL 5.40, CW 3.85, PLE 0.44, PME 0.31 (MV, K 10768 View Materials ). Female. Measurements: BL 12.50, CL 5.60, CW 4.10, PLE 0.41, PME 0.25 (MV, K 4039). For morphological description see species diagnosis and generic description.

Etymology. The specific name refers to the bifid tip of the male embolus.

Distribution. Known only from south central Victoria ( Fig. View Fig

27c)

NMV

Museum Victoria