Paratmeticus bipunctis ( Boesenberg & Strand, 1906),

Marusik, Yuri M. & Koponen, Seppo, 2010, A review of the Holarctic genus Tmeticus Menge, 1868 (Araneae, Linyphiidae), with a description of a new genus, ZooKeys 59, pp. 15-37: 28

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.59.508

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scientific name

Paratmeticus bipunctis ( Boesenberg & Strand, 1906)
status

comb. n.

Paratmeticus bipunctis ( Boesenberg & Strand, 1906)  comb. n. Figs 12 –145359– 606273

Oedothorax bipunctis  Bösenberg and Strand 1906: 162, pl. 12, f. 258 (♀).

Tmeticus japonicus  Oi 1960: 152, f. 50-51 (♂).

Tmeticus japonicus  : Chikuni 1989: 58, f. 56 (♂♀).

Tmeticus japonicus  : Eskov 1994: 107.

Tmeticus bipunctis  : Saito and Ono 2001: 7, f. 10-14 (S, ♀).

Tmeticus bipunctis  : Ono et al. 2009: 304, f. 634-637 (♂♀).

Material examined.

RUSSIA: Sakhalin Island: 1♂ 4♀ (IBPN), Okha Dist., 5-7 km N of Kolendo Vil., 22-23.08.1991 (A.M. Basarukin); 1♂ 2♀ (IBPN), Pil’tun Bay, 06.-0.7.1991 (A.M.Basarukin); 1♂ 1♀ (IBPN), Okha Dist., Ten’ga River, May 1987 (A.M. Basarukin); 10♂ 26♀ (IBPN), Korsakov Dist., Tunaiga Lake south shore, 26.09.1991 (A.M.Basarukin). Kuril Isles, 4♂ 3♀ (IBPN), Paramushir Isl. NE shore, environs of Severo-Kuril’sk, 50°40N; 156°06E, 10.08-15.09.1996 (Yu.M. Marusik); 2♂ 1♀ (ZMMU), Iturup Island, Dobroye Nachalo Bay, Lesozavodskoye, mixed forest, 14.08.1994 (K.Yu. Eskov). Kamchatka Peninsula, 6♂ 2♀ (IBPN), 10-12 km N of Paratunka Vil., Yelizovo Forestry, 53.050°N; 158.225°E, 15-28.07.2004 (A.S. Ryabukhin).

Description.

Well described by Saito and Ono (2001) and Ono et al. (2009). Total length: ♂ 2.5-3.2, ♀ 2.8-3.5. Carapace 1.29-1.57 long, 1.0-1.24 wide, slightly larger in males. Chelicera in male with mastidion. TmI 0.63-0.65. Carapace dirty brownish, sternum and chelicerae brown. Abdomen dark grey-blackish. Palp as in Figs 53, 59-60, 62-67, 69-71, epigyne as in Figs 14, 65, 72-73.

Distribution.

Kamchatka (south part), 8 islands in Kuril Archipelago (Shikotan, Kunashir, Iturup, Urup, Simushir, Ketoi, Shiashkotan, Paramushir, but seems to occur on all large islands); Sakhalin and Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu and Kyushu).