Bathippus pahang, Zhang & Song & Li, 2003

Zhang, J. X., Song, D. X. & Li, Daiqin, 2003, Six New And One Newly Recorded Species Of Salticidae (Arachnida: Araneae) From Singapore And Malaysia, Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 51 (2), pp. 187-195: 190-191

publication ID

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4618788

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4618684

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/038E2A36-FF97-FFAF-BEAD-7471FED8A8DA

treatment provided by

Carolina

scientific name

Bathippus pahang
status

new species

Bathippus pahang   , new species

( Figs. 3 View Fig A-C)

Material examined. – Holotype – male ( ZRC.ARA.51), Pahang, Rompin. Nr Sg. Kinchin, Base Camp, Malaysia, 13 Jun.1989.  

Diagnosis. – The new species can easily be distinguished from others of this genus by the short tibia of the male palp, with its length only one third of that of cymbium, and the long and forked tibial apophysis.

Description. – Male. Total length 3.30. Cephalothorax 1.71 long, 1.53 wide; abdomen 1.62 long, 1.13 wide. Carapace ( Fig. 3A View Fig ) reddish brown, ALE, PME and PLE surrounded by black circles. Eye sizes: AME 0.51, ALE 0.29, PME 0.07, PLE 0.24. Anterior eye row 1.62 wide, posterior row 1.40 wide, eye area 0.95 long. Chelicera reddish brown, promargin with 2 teeth; retromargin with 1 tooth. Endite and labium reddish brown. Sternum smooth, yellowish brown. Coxa, trochanter, femur, tibia and the tip of metatarsus of leg I reddish brown; other segments yellowish brown, with brown rings. Tibia I with 3 pairs of ventral spines; metatarsi I and II each with 2 pairs of ventral spines. Leg measurements: I 3.83 (1.17+1.58+0.63+0.45); II 3.29 (1.08+1.13+0.63+0.45); III 3.74 (1.26+1.08+0.90+0.50); IV 3.65 (1.17+1.17+0.86+0.45). Leg formula: 1342. Dorsum of abdomen yellow, with irregular brown markings; venter light brown. Embolus of palpal organ ( Figs. 3B, C View Fig ) coiled at the tip; tibial apophysis long and forked

Etymology. – The specific name is a noun in apposition taken from the type locality.

ZRC

Zoological Reference Collection, National University of Singapore

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Salticidae

Genus

Bathippus