Orthobula Simon, 1897

Piñanez Espejo, Yolanda M. G., Munévar, Ana & Kochalka, John A., 2022, A new species of Orthobula Simon, 1897 (Araneae: Trachelidae) from South America, Zootaxa 5124 (1), pp. 75-80 : 76

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.5124.1.5

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:AD05B232-ACCD-4113-A7EE-E1B434F90119

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6404795

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/039287B9-FFD6-C60E-FF1D-DDE0D7971CBB

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Plazi

scientific name

Orthobula Simon, 1897
status

 

Genus Orthobula Simon, 1897

Diagnosis. Orthobula includes small, dark, reddish-brown spiders easily recognized by the pits present on the carapace, the ovoid abdomen, fovea absent and sternum pitted; legs I and II have paired spines on the tibiae and metatarsi ( Deeleman-Reinhold 2001). Male palpi with the tegulum subtriangular and strongly swollen basally towards the prolateral side. Embolus is usually straight, narrow, finely coiled and directed distally ( Haddad et al. 2021). The epigyne has circular copulatory openings anteriorly and exhibits transverse oval spermathecae positioned posteriorly, close to the midline of the epigyne and far from the copulatory openings ( Danýþman et al. 2012; Haddad et al. 2021).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Trachelidae