Saraina deltshevi, Azarkina, 2009

Azarkina, Galina, 2009, A review of the West African genus Saraina (Araneae, Salticidae), ZooKeys 16 (16), pp. 291-300 : 293-295

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.3897/zookeys.16.235

publication LSID

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DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3791638

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/C473F124-56C9-470B-A6D3-55A1BA6C61AE

taxon LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:act:C473F124-56C9-470B-A6D3-55A1BA6C61AE

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Saraina deltshevi
status

sp. n.

Saraina deltshevi sp. n.

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Figs 2-8 View Figures 2-8

S. rubrofasciata: Szűts and Scharff 2005 [pro parte]: p. 368 (D♂; misidentified).

Type material. Holotype ♂, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO, Luki Biosphere Reserve , primary forest, end of dry season, fogging (fog 18), 5°37’S, 13°05’E, 1.X.2007, D. De Bakker and J.-P. Michiels ( MRAC 227854 ) GoogleMaps . Paratypes: 1♂, REPUBLIC OF CONGO, Kindamba, Méya , Loulo river, 3°53’S, 14°31’E, HSZE Nr. 160, netted and singled material from low vegetation, 11.XI.1963, J. Balogh and A. Zicsi ( HNHM Araneae-685 ). GoogleMaps

Diagnosis. Males can be easily separated from S. rubrofasciata and S. kindamba by the stronger dorsal tibial apophiysis bending dorsad ( Fig. 8 View Figures 2-8 , arrow) and by the medial tibial apophysis without a dorsal bump ( Fig. 7 View Figures 2-8 , arrow).

Etymology. The species is named after Prof. Christo Deltshev, the well-known Bulgarian arachnologist, on the occasion of his 70th anniversary.

Description. Male: Measurements: Cephalothorax: length 2.60, width 2.00, height at PLE1.40.Ocular area:length1.40,width anteriorly1.90, width posteriorly1.80.Abdomen: length 2.40, width 1.55. Clypeal height: 0.15. Cheliceral length: 0.80. Diameter of AME: 0.55. Length of leg segments: I: 1.40+0.70+1.00+1.05+0.55. II: 1.60+0.70+1.05+1.05+ 0.65. III: 1.75+0.70+1.20+1.50+0.60. IV: 1.90+0.80+1.40+1.50+0.70. Leg spination: I: Fm d 1-2-5; Pt pr & rt 1; Ti pr & rt 1-1-1, v 2-2-0-2 ap; Mt pr 1-1, rt 2-1 ap; v 2-0-2 ap. II: Fm d 1-2-5; Pt pr & rt 1; Ti d 1-0-0, pr & rt 1-1-1, v 2-2-0-2 ap; Mt pr 1-1-1, rt 1-1 ap; v 2-0-2 ap. III: Fm d 1-3-5; Pt pr & rt 1; Ti d 1-0-0, pr & rt 1-1-1, v 2-0-2 ap; Mt pr 1-0-2 ap, rt 1-1-2 ap; v 2-0-2 ap. IV: Fm d 1-2-5; Pt pr & rt 1; Ti d 1-0-0, pr & rt 1-1-1, v 2-0-2 ap; Mt pr 1-0-2 ap, rt 1-1-2 ap or pr& rt 1-1-2 ap, v 1-1-2 ap. Colouration: Similar

to that of Saraina rubrofasciata but body is darker. Chelicerae with 5 (holotype Fig. 5 View Figures 2-8 ) or 4 (paratype Fig. 6 View Figures 2-8 ) promarginal teeth. Palpal structure as in Figs 2-4, 7-8 View Figures 2-8 .

Distribution. Known from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Republic of Congo.

MRAC

Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale

HNHM

Hungarian Natural History Museum (Termeszettudomanyi Muzeum)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Salticidae

Genus

Saraina

Loc

Saraina deltshevi

Azarkina, Galina 2009
2009
Loc

S. rubrofasciata: Szűts and Scharff 2005

Szűts and Scharff 2005