Ambohima pauliani, GRISWOLD 1990

Griswold, Charles E., Wood, Hannah Marie & Carmichael, Anthea D., 2012, The lace web spiders (Araneae, Phyxelididae) of Madagascar: phylogeny, biogeography and taxonomy, Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 164 (4), pp. 728-810: 780

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1111/j.1096-3642.2011.00779.x

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5479790

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/97784765-6906-FFCA-0492-75EAB9AAF8A7

treatment provided by

Marcus

scientific name

Ambohima pauliani
status

 

AMBOHIMA PAULIANI GRISWOLD 1990  

( FIGS 7H View Figure 7 , 36C View Figure 36 , 37C View Figure 37 , 57 View Figure 57 )

Ambohima pauliani Griswold 1990: 130   ; Platnick 2011.

Type: Holotype female from Maroantsetra , Tamatave District , Madagascar, collected in September by R. Paulian, deposited in AMNH, examined.  

Diagnosis: Female vulva as in Figure 37C View Figure 37 , spermathecal base with transverse, bilobed chamber, anteriorly with three widely separated spermathecal coils.

Female (Holotype): Total length 9.69. Markings of dorsum as in Figure 7H View Figure 7 . Carapace 4.18 long, 3.16 wide; thoracic fovea broad, deep, length 0.11 carapace; clypeus 0.32 high; ocular area 0.43 long, 1.28 wide; ratio of eyes AM /AL/ PM / PL, 1.00:1.20:1.00:1.20, diameter of PM 0.16. Chelicerae 1.84 long, with weak ventrolateral wrinkles, promargin of fang furrow with six, retromargin with five large teeth and one minute tooth. Sternum 2.19 long, 1.63 wide, labium 0.84 long, 0.72 wide; palpal coxa 1.39 long, 0.66 wide. Legs elongate, femur I length 0.85 times carapace length. Palpal femur with row of four anterobasal thorns becoming shorter distally, distal two stoutest. Leg measurements (femur + patella + tibia + metatarsus + tarsus = [total]): I: 3.59 + 0.84 + 3.38 + 3.19 + 1.31 = [12.31]; II: 2.81 + 0.75 + 2.34 + 2.28 + 1.03 = [9.21]; III: 2.38 + 0.66 + 1.78 + 1.88 + 0.88 = [7.58]; IV: 3.09 + 0.72 + 2.47 + 2.56 + 1.00 = [9.84]; palp: 0.97 + 0.38 + 0.50 + (absent) + 1.09 = [3.24]. Epigynum as in Figure 36C View Figure 36 , vulva as in Figure 37C View Figure 37 , spermathecal base with transverse, bilobed chamber, three anterior spermathecal coils widely separated.

Male: Unknown.

Distribution: Known only from the type locality at the northern end of Antongil Bay on the north-east coast of Madagascar ( Fig. 57 View Figure 57 ).

Material examined: MADAGASCAR: Antsiranana Prov. Maroantsetra, September , R   . Paulian , holotype ♀, AMNH   .

R

Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

AM

Australian Museum

PM

Pratt Museum

PL

Západoceské muzeum v Plzni

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Phyxelididae

Genus

Ambohima

Loc

Ambohima pauliani

Griswold, Charles E., Wood, Hannah Marie & Carmichael, Anthea D. 2012
2012
Loc

Ambohima pauliani Griswold 1990: 130

Griswold CE 1990: 130
1990