Hortipes klumpkeae, BOSSELAERS & JOCQUÉ, 2000

BOSSELAERS, JAN & JOCQUÉ, RUDY, 2000, Hortipes, A Huge Genus Of Tiny Afrotropical Spiders (Araneae, Liocranidae), Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 2000 (256), pp. 4-4: 4-

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.1206/0003-0090(2000)256<0004:HAHGOT>2.0.CO;2

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Hortipes klumpkeae
status

new species

Hortipes klumpkeae   , new species Figures 12k View Fig , 13b View Fig ; Map 2 View Map 2

TYPES: Female holotype and 1♀ paratype: in pitfall trap at elev. 1900 m, Lupanga West , Uluguru Mountains, Tanzania (1 July 1981; M. Stoltze and N. Scharff) ( ZMUC)   .

ETYMOLOGY: The species’ name is a patronym in honor of Dorothea Klumpke (1861–1942), astronomer known for her work on Saturn’s rings and for her contributions to the Carte du Ciel program.

DIAGNOSIS: Females are closest to those of H. leno   but can be distinguished from them by the inward­running stretch of the ID, which is angular instead of continuously curved.

MALE: Unknown.

FEMALE: Measurements. Total length 2.11; carapace 1.00 long, 0.81 wide; length of fe: I 0.89, II 0.95, III 0.70, IV 1.00. Leg spination. Fe: I rv 2; IV plt 0 rlt 0; ti: I, II vsp 6; mt: III plt 1 vt 0 rlt 0; IV plt 1 vt 1 rlt 1. Coloration. Carapace orange yellow, lighter at the fovea. Chelicerae pale yellow, sternum, and legs yellow. Abdomen peach, no pattern. Vulva very simple, ID making sharp outward bend, followed by inward­run­

DISTRIBUTION: Known only from the type locality.

ZMUC

Zoological Museum, University of Copenhagen

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Corinnidae

Genus

Hortipes