Reductoonops hato, 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: 64

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Reductoonops hato

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Reductoonops hato   , new species ( figs. 298–305 View FIGURES 290–300. 290–297 View FIGURES 301–313. 301–305 )

TYPE: Female holotype from Winkler sample of sieved litter from under shrubs with tiny leaves taken near an airport runway on Hato plain, 12°10′53″N, 68°58′20″W, Curaçao: (Sept. 22–24, 2011; R. Jocqué, E. Tybaert), deposited in AMNH (PBI_ OON 51499 View Materials ) GoogleMaps   .

DIAGNOSIS: Females of this six-eyed species can be recognized by the shape of the anterior genitalic process, which has a subdistal constriction but is then greatly expanded at the tip ( figs. 304, 305 View FIGURES 301–313. 301–305 ).

MALE: Unknown.

FEMALE (PBI_ OON 51499 View Materials , figs. 298–305 View FIGURES 290–300. 290–297 View FIGURES 301–313. 301–305 ): Total length 0.99. Surface of elevated portion of pars cephalica finely reticulate. Eyes six; ALE touching. Sternum without anterior channels, surface finely reticulate, microsculpture absent; setae densest laterally. Labium anterior margin indented at middle. Anterior genitalic process with subdistal constriction, tip greatly expanded.




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