Reductoonops marta, Platnick & Berniker, 2014

Platnick, Norman I. & Berniker, Lily, 2014, ffle Neotropical goblin spiders of the new genus Reductoonops (Araneae, Oonopidae), American Museum Novitates 2014 (3811), pp. 1-75: 65

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Reductoonops marta

new species

Reductoonops marta   , new species ( figs. 314–318 View FIGURES 314–323. 314–318 )

TYPE: Female holotype taken in a shady creek bed at an elevation of 100 m at the base of mountains at Digrera, near Santa Marta, Magdalena, Colombia (July 23, 1976; C. Kugler, W. Brown), deposited in MCZ (72940, PBI_ OON 28125 View Materials )   .

DIAGNOSIS: ffle female resembles those of R. naci   , but the boat-shaped structure at the base of the anterior genitalic process is much more angular ( figs. 317, 318 View FIGURES 314–323. 314–318 ).

MALE: Unknown.

FEMALE (PBI_ OON 28125 View Materials , figs. 314–318 View FIGURES 314–323. 314–318 ): Total length 1.24. Surface of elevated portion of pars cephalica smooth. Eyes two; ALE touching. Sternum with anterior channels, surface smooth, microsculpture absent; setae densest laterally. Labium anterior margin indented at middle. Anterior genitalic process long, rounded at tip, boat-shaped structure at its base with angular lateral arms.


DISTRIBUTION: Colombia (Magdalena).


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