Gladiata fengli, Zhao, Qingyuan & Li, Shuqiang, 2014

Zhao, Qingyuan & Li, Shuqiang, 2014, A survey of linyphiid spiders from Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, China (Araneae, Linyphiidae), ZooKeys 460, pp. 1-181: 16-17

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.460.7799

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scientific name

Gladiata fengli
status

sp. n.

Taxon classification Animalia Araneae Linyphiidae

Gladiata fengli  sp. n. Figs 32, 33, 34, 35

Types.

Holotype ♂: CHINA, Yunnan: Menglun Town: Xishuangbanna Nature Reserve, 21°57.445'N, 101°12.997'E, elevation ca 744 m, 1.-15.05.2007, primary tropical seasonal rain forest, trunk traps. Paratypes 1♀, 21°57.883'N, 101°12.147'E, elevation ca 839 m, 15.08.2011, primary tropical seasonal rain forest, fogging; 1♂, 21°57.445'N, 101°12.997'E, elevation ca 744 m, 16.-31.03.2007, primary tropical seasonal rain forest, trunk traps; 1♂, 21°57.445'N, 101°12.997'E, elevation ca 744 m, 16.-30.04.2007, primary tropical seasonal rain forest, trunk traps; 1♂, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, 21°53.993'N, 101°16.810'E, elevation ca 611 m, 19. 08.2007, Anogeissus acuminate  plantation, fogging.

Etymology.

This specific name is derived from the Chinese Pinyin 'fēng lì’, meaning 'pointed, sharp’, in reference to the pointed proximal cymbial outgrowth of the male palp; term in apposition.

Diagnosis.

See diagnosis of the genus.

Description.

Male (holotype). Total length: 2.78. Carapace 1.16 long, 0.78 wide, post-ocular area slightly elevated, with a row of setae growing along the axis from clypeus to the fovea. Sternum 0.63 long, 0.58 wide. Clypeus 0.19 high. Eye sizes and interdistances: AME 0.07, ALE 0.11, PME 0.10, PLE 0.10, AME-AME/AME 0.43, PME-PME/PME 0.80, AME-ALE/ALE 0.36, PME-PLE/PLE 0.40, coxae IV separated by 0.95 time their width. Length of legs: I 3.71 (1.15, 0.25, 0.94, 0.78, 0.59), II 4.97 (1.40, 0.29, 1.25, 1.30, 0.73), III 3.95 (1.13, 0.28, 0.98, 1.00, 0.56), IV 4.99 (1.40, 0.28, 1.33, 1.33, 0.65). Leg formula: IV-II-III-I. TmI 0.37, TmIV 0.65. Abdomen pale, with irregular dark dots. Palp: see description of the genus.

Female (one of paratypes). Total length: 2.56. Carapace 1.00 long, 0.75 wide, dark brown. Sternum 0.60 long, 0.54 wide. Clypeus 0.20 high. Eyes sizes and interdistances: AME 0.08, ALE 0.10, PME 0.09, PLE 0.10, AME-AME/AME 0.38, PME-PME/PME 0.53, AME-ALE/ALE 0.16, PME-PLE/PLE 0.40, coxae IV separated by 1.13 times their width. Lengths of legs: I 4.98 (1.40, 0.31, 1.38, 1.18, 0.71), II 4.60 (1.30, 0.32, 1.24, 1.10, 0.64), III 3.54 (1.04, 0.20, 0.90, 0.90, 0.50), IV 4.60 (1.31, 0.31, 1.22, 1.13, 0.63). Leg formula: I-IV-II-III. TmI 0.35, TmIV 0.60. Abdomen beige, with dark green venter and symmertric patches on the dorsum. Epigyne: see description of the genus.

Distribution.

Known only from type localities.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Linyphiidae

Genus

Gladiata