Cinetomorpha pauferro Ott & Brescovit

Ott, Ricardo, Ubick, Darrell, Bonaldo, Alexandre B., Brescovit, Antonio D. & Harvey, Mark S., 2019, A revision of the new world goblin spider genus Cinetomorpha Simon, 1892 revalidated from Gamasomorpha Karsch, 1881 (Araneae, Oonopidae, Oonopinae), Zootaxa 4641 (1), pp. 1-152: 110-115

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Cinetomorpha pauferro Ott & Brescovit

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Cinetomorpha pauferro Ott & Brescovit   , sp. nov.

Figures 86A View FIGURES 86 ̅88H

Type material. Male holotype and female paratype from Reserva da Mata do Pau Ferro, -6.95000°, -35.73333°, Areia, Paraíba, Brazil, Sept. 23-29, 1999, A.D. Brescovit et al., deposited in IBSP 67923 PBI_ OON 26001 View Materials and IBSP 67911 PBI_ OON 26004 View Materials , respectively.  

Etymology. The specific name refers to the type locality. It is to be treated as a noun in apposition.

Diagnosis. The species resembles C. adaga   sp. nov. but can be distinguished by the wrinkled microsculpture of the sternum surface ( Figs 86F View FIGURES 86 , 88F View FIGURES 88 ) which in the above cited species id smooth only with depressions at setae base. Males can be also recognized by the stout and blunt conductor and embolar prolateral process in lateral view ( Figs 87B View FIGURES 87 ). Females can be distinguished from the species above by the shape of the internal genitalia, with rounded slightly forward pronounced anterior area ( Fig. 88H View FIGURES 88 ) which in C. adaga   sp. nov. is characterized by the presence of an anterior stak-like structure ( Fig. 72H View FIGURES 72 ).

Description. Male ( IBSP 67923 PBI _ OON 26001 View Materials ). Total length: 1.56. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace dark red-brown, broadly oval in dorsal view, pars cephalica strongly elevated in lateral view, surface of elevated portion of pars cephalica granulate, sides granulate; lateral margin without denticles. Clypeus straight in front view, high, ALE separated from edge of carapace by their radius or more, less than ALE diameter. Eyes relatively large, all subequal; ALE separated by more than their diameter, PLE-PME separated by less than PME radius. Sternum dark red-brown, fused to carapace, furrow wrinkled, surface rugose, microsculpture covering entire surface, anterior margin with continuous transverse groove, posterior margin not extending posteriorly of coxae IV; setae originating from surface. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium dark red-brown. Chelicerae anterior face unmodified; retromargin without teeth; fangs without tooth-like projections; paturon inner margin with short inter-digitating setae, laminate groove absent. Labium anterior margin indented at middle. Endites: anteromedian part forming a groove between serrula and the apical portion. ABDOMEN: rounded posteriorly; dorsum soft portions pale white. Pedicel scuto-pedicel region with paired curved scutal ridges, plumose setae absent. Dorsal scutum dark red-brown, middle surface punctate, sides punctate. Epigastric scutum: anterior spiracles secondary openings at level of epigastric furrow under a fold, inconspicuous. Postepigastric scutum dark red-brown, almost semicircular, without posteriorly directed lateral apodemes. Spinneret scutum large. LEGS: orange-brown. GENITALIA: Epigastric region with sperm pore oval, situated at level of anterior spiracles, rebordered. Palp proximal segments orange-brown. Conductor narrowing towards distal tip laterally flattened; embolar tip a translucent tube with short narrow and pointed embolar distal process; embolar prolateral process stout, laterally flattened, translucent dorsal area restricted to the very distal portion ( Figs 87A View FIGURES 87 ̅F).

Female ( IBSP 67911 PBI _ OON 26004 View Materials ). As in male except as noted. Total length: 1.77. GENITALIA: internal genitalia general shape subquadrate, rounded receptaculum ( Fig. 88H View FIGURES 88 ).

Other material examined. BRAZIL: Paraíba: Areia, Mata do Pau Ferro , -6.95000°, -35.73333°, Sept. 23- 29, 1999, A.D. Brescovit et al. 1♂ ( IBSP 67928 View Materials PBI _ OON 26002 View Materials ); 1♂ ( IBSP 67925 View Materials PBI _ OON 26003 View Materials )   ; 1♀ ( IBSP 67924 View Materials PBI _ OON 26005 View Materials )   ; 1♀ ( IBSP 67927 View Materials PBI _ OON 26006 View Materials )   ; 1♀ ( IBSP 67917 View Materials PBI _ OON 26007 View Materials )   ; 1♀ ( IBSP 67926 View Materials PBI _ OON 26009 View Materials )   ; 1♀ ( IBSP 67192 View Materials PBI _ OON 26010 View Materials )   ; 1♀ ( IBSP 67914 View Materials PBI _ OON 26011 View Materials )   ; 1♀ ( IBSP 67918 View Materials PBI _ OON 26012 View Materials ); João Pessoa, Mata do Buraquinho , Jan.1, 2003 - Jan. 1, 2004, S.C. Dias   , 1♀ ( IBSP 69442 View Materials PBI _ OON 26008 View Materials )   ; Minas Gerais: Taiobeiras , Apr. 08-16, 2002, Equipe Biota, 1♂ ( IBSP 59973 View Materials PBI _ OON 25974 View Materials )   .

Distribution. This species has been found in Brazil.


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