Lapsias iguaque, Muñoz-Charry & Galvis & Martínez, 2022

Muñoz-Charry, Valentina, Galvis, William & Martínez, Leonel, 2022, Jumping spiders of the tribe Lapsiini Maddison (Salticidae: Spartaeinae) from Colombia: new species and records, Zootaxa 5129 (3), pp. 356-373 : 357-359

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5129.3.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:38886994-C718-49EE-B9FC-0EAFADD7D5D1

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6501002

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/03BC500D-3522-FFEC-FF17-F914FAC7FF29

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Lapsias iguaque
status

sp. nov.

Lapsias iguaque   sp. nov.

Figs 1–7 View FIGURES 1–7 , 57 View FIGURE 57

Type material. Holotype: ♂ from Sector Carrizales , Santuario de Flora & Fauna Iguaque, Boyacá, Colombia, 2810 m, [5.70°N, 73.45°W], 12.VI.2002, J. Cepeda (ICN-Ar 1848) GoogleMaps   . Paratype: 1♂ from Villa de Leyva , Santuario de Flora & Fauna Iguaque, 2300 m [5.633333, 73.483333 °], 22.VII.1998, O. Díaz (IAvH-I-522) GoogleMaps   .

Etymology. The specific epithet, a noun in apposition, comes from the type locality.

Diagnosis. Males of L. iguaque   sp. nov. differ from those of the other species by the trapezoidal RTA, which is projected dorsally, and by the accessory prolateral tegular apophysis (pTa) curved retrolaterally ( Figs 2–7 View FIGURES 1–7 ).

Description. Male (holotype). Total length: 5.90. Carapace brown with dark brown and reddish-brown marks, 2.94 long, 2.33 wide, 1.62 high ( Fig. 1 View FIGURES 1–7 ). OC reddish brown with eyes on black marks, 1.28 long. Anterior eye row 1.93 wide and posterior 1.85 wide. Sternum brown, 1.23 long, 1.03 wide. Labium yellowish-brown, 0.61 long, 0.50 wide. Chelicerae yellowish-brown, with two retromarginal and three promarginal teeth. Palp brown, with thick curved embolus, prolateral tegular apophysis (pTa) arising at the embolus base and with a hook-like median apophysis surrounded by membranous area, retrolateral tibial apophysis (RTA) trapezoidal and projected dorsally ( Figs 2–7 View FIGURES 1–7 ). Leg formula: 4312, all brown. Leg macrosetae: femur, I p 1 di, d 1-1-2; II p 1 di, d 0-1-2; III p 1 di, d 2 di; IV v 1 di, p 1 di, d 1-1-2; patella, I–II p 1 me; III–IV p 1 me, r 1 me; tibia, I–II v 2-2-2, p 1-1; III v 2-2, p 1-1, r 1-1; IV v 1-2-2, p 1-1, r 1-1; metatarsus, I v 2-2, r 1-1; II v 2-2, p 1-1, r 1-1; III v 2-2, p 1-1-2, r 1-1-2; IV p 2-1-2, r 2- 1-2. Abdomen light yellow with four anteromedial dark brown spots and posteromedial chevron marks surrounded laterally by four dark brown spots ( Fig. 1 View FIGURES 1–7 ).

Female. Unknown.

Distribution and Comments. Known only from its type locality in the Colombian Andes ( Fig. 57 View FIGURE 57 ). The holotype male was collected during the day, under a decaying trunk, in a secondary high-Andean moist forest.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Salticidae

Genus

Lapsias