Civizelotes, Senglet, 2012

Senglet, Antoine, 2012, Civizelotes new genus, and other new or little known Zelotinae (Araneae, Gnaphosidae), Revue suisse de Zoologie 119 (4), pp. 501-528 : 508

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.5962/bhl.part.150203

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/EBD19BC2-EDA9-4782-9079-A6CC1C283E3E

taxon LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:act:EBD19BC2-EDA9-4782-9079-A6CC1C283E3E

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Carolina

scientific name

Civizelotes
status

gen. n.

Genus Civizelotes gen. n.

TYPE SPECIES: Prosthesima civica Simon, 1878 , designated herewith .

ETYMOLOGY: The first four letters of the type species are added as a prefix to

Zelotes .

DIAGNOSIS: Embolar radix originating from the posterior margin of the tegulum, terminating at level of embolus in a large plate of bowl (Figs 47, 53-54, 62). Intercalary sclerite absent. Terminal apophysis without posterior sclerite, or reduced. Long embolus type. Leg spination: Femora IV p001, r001; metatarsi II v220.

REMARKS: Zelotes apricorum (Figs 1-2) shows both the embolar radix and the posterior sclerite of the terminal apophysis in Zelotes str. s.

KEY TO THE CIVIZELOTES -GROUPS

1a Embolar base long, with a retrolateral loop (Figs 31, 44). Epigynal plate narrowed in its centre............................... C. civicus -group

1b Embolar base vestigial. Epigynal plate in anterior sector (Fig. 66)..................................................... C. gracilis -group

1c Embolar base straight (Figs 53, 68). Epigynal plate long or a small atrium in anterior position....................................... 2

2a Terminal apophysis present; embolar base with a ventral expansion terminating in a large hook (Figs 50-52). Epigynal plate long and triangular (Fig. 55).......................................... C. dentatidens

2b No terminal apophysis; embolar base without ventral expansion. Epi- gynal plate a small atrium in anterior position........... C. caucasius -group

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Gnaphosidae