Habronestes raveni, Baehr, 2003

Baehr, Barbara, 2003, Revision of the Australian Spider Genus Habronestes (Araneae: Zodariidae). Species of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, Records of the Australian Museum 55 (3), pp. 343-376: 372-373

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.3853/j.0067-1975.55.2003.1389

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FA87BC-595F-FF84-FEE3-FBE7FE85FA3C

treatment provided by

Felipe

scientific name

Habronestes raveni
status

n.sp.

Habronestes raveni   n.sp.

Figs. 57, 78, 79, 109, 119, 120, 143

Type material. HOLOTYPE 3: NSW, Tinderry Nature Reserve , southern entrance, 35°39'39"S 149°12'43"E, 14.iii.1999, J. Tarnawski & S. Lassau, AM KS55892 GoogleMaps   . PARATYPES: NSW: 233 0.5 km from Wheatley Ck Rd on Camp Ck Rd , leasehold land, 28°47'0"S 152°19'29"E, 4.ii– 9.iv. 1993, 550 m, G/C, AM KS36269 GoogleMaps   ; 13 as previous, AM KS56173   ; 13 East Kunderang Trail , 1.35 km E of West Kunderang Trail, 30°48'41"S 152°2'55"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 890 m, G/C, AM KS39163 GoogleMaps   ; 31 33 Kunderang Trail , 1.2 km from homestead, 30°49'12"S 152°8'3"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 210 m, G/C, AM KS39167; 1♀ GoogleMaps   , 13 Kunderang Trail , 1.85 km from homestead, 50 m S of Wonga Gully, 30°48'56"S 152°7'44"E, 4.ii– 9.iv. 1993, 210 m, G/C, AM KS39029 GoogleMaps   ; 333 as previous, AM KS39165   ; 733 Kunderang Trail , 3.45 km from homestead, 30°48'29"S 152°7'7"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 280 m, G/C, AM KS39138 GoogleMaps   ; 13 33 NE facing slope above Kunderang Stn Ck , 30°48'26"S 152°6'26"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 410 m, G/C, AM KS39166 GoogleMaps   ; 13 Pulletop , 34°0'6"S 146°5'10"E, 24–28.ii.1999, DD, QM S50994 View Materials ; 1♀, QM S50995 View Materials GoogleMaps   ; 433 Ramornie SF, track off Mt Tindal Rd , 29°42'38"S 152°38'9"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 200 m, G/C, AM KS39137 GoogleMaps   ; 233, AM KS55965   ; 733 Richmond Range SF, Wattle Ck Rd , 28°38'42"S 152°46'29"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 220 m, G/C, AM KS36062 GoogleMaps   ; 1 3 Scotts Main Range , 33°56'S 150°18'E, with nest, AM KS50421 GoogleMaps   ; 933 Second gully N of Wonga Gully, 30°48'39"S 152°7'26"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 270 m, G/C, AM KS39164; 1♀ GoogleMaps   , 633 Taleeban Woodland , 33°56'29"S 146°25'8"E, 23–27.ii.1999, DD, QM S50913 View Materials ; 2 ♀♀ GoogleMaps   , 333, QM S51006 View Materials   ; 13, QM S52129 View Materials ; 1♀   , 533, QM S52133 View Materials   ; 233 Ungarie SF, 33°39'44"S 147°4'6"E, 25.iii.1996, Callitris   forest F2 trap B2, 21–28 Mar 1996, D. Smith & R GoogleMaps   . Harris , AM KS49594; 1♀   Boundary Creek SF, 29°56'48"S 152°33'27"E, 9.iv.1993, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 600 m, G/C, AM KS56170 GoogleMaps   .

Diagnosis. Eyes in circular group around AME; AME smallest, other eyes equal. Abdomen with 3 pairs of white patches on anterior part and 2 or 3 patches in front of spinnerets.

Description. Male (holotype). Total length 5.72; carapace 2.84 long, 2.20 wide; 1.24 high; cl/cw 1.29; sternum 1.52 long, 1.24 wide. Abdomen 2.88 long, 2.04 wide. Colour. Carapace and chelicerae sepia brown; sternum orange brown; maxillae and labium pale brown, distally white. Abdomen sepia brown with 3 irregular pairs of white patches on anterior part and 3 patches in front of spinnerets; laterally with 2 long white stripes equal in length; ventrally pink brown. Legs medium brown; clearly annulated; legs I, II with white coxa, distal angles sepia brown, sepia brown trochanter, sepia brown femur, darker brown lateral stripes on patella and tibia; femora III, IV with proximal 1 3 of white and distal 2 3 sepia brown. Eyes. In circular group aroundAME. AME smallest, other eyes equal. Eye group width 0.55 of headwidth;AME 0.12; ALE 0.18; PME 0.18; PLE 0.18; AME– AME 0.04; AME–ALE 0.08; ALE–PLE 0.06; PME–PME 0.08; PME–PLE 0.12. MOQ: AME–PME 0.48; AME–AME 0.28; PME–PME 0.44. Clypeus & chilum. Clypeus 0.6 high; chilum undivided, long. Legs. Length formula 4123. Male palp ( Figs. 78, 79, 109). RCF deep, almost running the entire cymbium length. LTA with a long vertical stalk and with an irregular horizontal plate, bird head shape retrolaterally; DTA with a thin stalk; VTA long, with sharp tip. Tibia short; DTiA as long as ventrolateral one; VTiA ( Fig. 79).

Female (paratype QM S52129 View Materials ). Total length 7.00; carapace 3.40 long, 2.44 wide; 1.48 high; cl/cw 1.39; sternum 1.60 long, 1.40 wide; sl/sw 1.14. Abdomen 3.60 long, 3.00 wide. Colour. Same as male. Eyes. Eye group width 0.55 of headwidth; AME 0.14; ALE 0.20; PME 0.20; PLE 0.20;

AME–AME 0.04; AME–ALE 0.08; ALE–PLE 0.08; PME– PME 0.12; PME–PLE 0.12. MOQ:AME–PME 0.54; AME– AME 0.32; PME–PME 0.52. Clypeus 0.72 high. Epigyne ( Figs. 119, 120). Posterior margin undulate, with central opening at posterior margin. Vulva with kidney-shaped, medially touching copulatory ducts ending in globular spermathecae anteriorly.

Distribution. Northeastern to western New South Wales ( Fig. 143).

Etymology. Named in honour of Dr Robert J. Raven of the Queensland Museum, in esteem for his important work on Australian spiders.

AM

Australian Museum

DD

Forest Research Institute, Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education

QM

Queensland Museum

R

Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile