Euophrys,

Barry J. Richardson, 2010, A Review of the Jumping Spider Fauna (Araneae: Salticidae) of Chile, Zootaxa 2418, pp. 1-49: 8

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.194411

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/911E87A7-E408-FFCD-FF4B-FF5A3DB08F95

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Plazi

scientific name

Euophrys
status

 

Key to Euophrys  species

Females

1 More than 50 % of the spermatheca posterior to the fossa and guide (e.g. Fig. 59View FIGURES 56 – 62) .................................................... 2

- Less than 50 % of the spermatheca posterior to the fossa and guide (e.g. Fig. 64View FIGURES 63 – 65)...................................................... 6

2 Spermatheca smaller than the fossa and inner edge of the fossa well beyond the outer edge of the spermatheca; L 4 patterning as in Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 D ............................................................................................................ E. anotata  ( Figs 49–55View FIGURES 49 – 55)

- Spermatheca equal to or larger than the fossa and inner edge of the fossa near or overlapping the outer edge of the spermatheca ................................................................................................................................................................. 3

3 Insemination duct anterior to the fossa and guide, fossa O-shaped, and wide apart so just overlapping spermatheca; L 4 patterning as in Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 F ................................................................................................. E. patagonica  ( Figs 73–79View FIGURES 73 – 79)

- Insemination duct not passing anterior to the fossa and guide, fossa C-shaped, inner edges of guide overlap the sper- matheca ........................................................................................................................................................................ 4

4 Fossa placed dorsolaterally to, and overlap, the spermatheca, guides open anteriorly; L 4 patterning as in Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 B .... .............................................................................................................................................. E. rusticana  ( Figs 89–95View FIGURES 89 – 95)

- Fossa dorsal to the spermatheca and guides open ventrolaterally .............................................................................. 5

5 Dark pattern on the abdomen forms two longitudinal bands; femur of L 4 a plain yellow colour (may occasionally have faint markings ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 E) .......................................................................................... E. saitiformis  ( Figs 96–102View FIGURES 96 – 102)

s- Dark pattern on the abdomen scattered, does not form two longitudinal bands; three dark bands on a yellow back- ground on the femur of L 4 ( Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 H) ...................................................................... E. flordellago  n. sp. ( Figs 56–62View FIGURES 56 – 62)

6 Inner edge of the fossa beyond the outer edge of the spermatheca ............................................................................ 7

- Inner edge of the fossa overlaps the spermatheca ....................................................................................................... 8

7 Entrance to the insemination duct close to the anterior edge of the fossa; L 4 patterning as in Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 E ........................ .................................................................................................................................................. E. laetata  ( Figs 63–65View FIGURES 63 – 65)

- Entrance to the insemination duct close to the posterior edge of the fossa; L 4 patterning as in Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 G ...................... .......................................................................................................................................... E. tehuelche  ( Figs 103–109View FIGURES 103 – 109)

8 Median edges of the fossae touching, guide opens posterolaterally; L 4 patterning as in Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 C ................................. ................................................................................................................................................ E. mapuche  ( Figs 66–72View FIGURES 66 – 72)

- Median edges of the fossae not touching, guide opens dorsolaterally; L 4 patterning as in Fig. 3View FIGURE 3 A .............................

.................................................................................................................................................. E. rapida  ( Figs 80–88View FIGURES 80 – 88)

Males

As the males are not known for E. laetata  , E. saitiformis  and E. flordellago  no key is given. Compare specimens with Figs 2 and 3.