Cinetomorpha campana Ott & Harvey

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: 100-105

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Cinetomorpha campana Ott & Harvey

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Cinetomorpha campana Ott & Harvey   , sp. nov.

Figs 79A View FIGURES 79 ̅81H

Type material. Male holotype and female paratype from Palma de Ocoa, 500m, -32.94261°, -71.08391°, Parque Nacional La Campana, Quillota, Region V, Chile, Feb. 17, 2005, M. Ramírez & F. Labarque deposited in MHNS PBI_ OON 25560 View Materials   . Paratypes: Quillota, Parque Nacional La Campana , Palma de Ocoa , Region V, Chile, 500m, -32.94261°, 71.08391°, Feb. 17, 2005, M. Ramírez & F. Labarque, 2♂, 1♀ ( MACN PBI _ OON 05871 View Materials )   ; 770m, - 32.96122°, -71.05944°, Feb. 18, 2005, M. Ramírez, F. Labarque, 1♀ ( MACN PBI _ OON 25608 View Materials ).  

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

Diagnosis. The species resembles C. platensis   sp. nov. and C rinconada   sp. nov. by the shape of the conductor with blunt rounded tip and bearing subterminal dorsal denticles; males of the species can be distinguished from the first by the shape of the embolic complex which is basally enlarged forming a straight angular dorsal hump ( Figs 65B View FIGURES 65 , 79 View FIGURES 79 E-F); can be distinguished from the last by the straight dorsal translucent border of the embolar prolateral process ( Figs 79 View FIGURES 79 E-F, 80A-D). Females resembles C. concepcion   sp. nov. and C. rinconada   sp. nov. by the “V” shaped internal genitalia, with reduced anterior area, enlarged lateral apodemes and rounded receptaculum ( Figs 81H View FIGURES 81 , 82H View FIGURES 82 , 96H View FIGURES 96 ), can be distinguished from species above by the distally abruptly narrowing lateral apodemes.

Description. Male ( PBI _ OON 25560 View Materials ). Total length 1.67. CEPHALOTHORAX: Carapace orange-brown, ovoid in dorsal view, pars cephalica slightly elevated in lateral view, surface of elevated portion of pars cephalica granulate, sides granulate; lateral margin without denticles. Clypeus curved downwards in front view, high, ALE separated from edge of carapace by their radius or more, less than ALE diameter. Eyes all subequal; ALE separated by more than their diameter, PLE-PME separated by less than PME radius. Sternum orange-brown, fused to carapace, furrow wrinkled, surface finely punctuate, microsculpture covering entire surface, anterior margin with continuous transverse groove, posterior margin not extending posteriorly of coxae IV, rugose aspect; setae originating from surface. Mouthparts: Chelicerae, endites and labium orange-brown. Chelicerae anterior face unmodified; retromargin without teeth; fangs without tooth-like projections; setae weak antero-medial brush of forward directed setae; paturon inner margin with scattered setae, laminate groove absent. Labium anterior margin not 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 orange-brown, middle surface punctate, sides punctate. Epigastric scutum: anterior spiracles secondary openings at level of epigastric furrow under a fold, inconspicuous. Postepigastric scutum orange-brown, long, semicircular, without posteriorly directed lateral apodemes. Spinneret scutum large. LEGS: orange-brown. GENITALIA: Epigastric region with sperm pore oval, situated in front of anterior spiracles, rebordered. Palp proximal segments orange-brown. Conductor with flat and stout distal tip bearing dorsal denticles; embolus with a dorso-basal hump; embolar tip is a short translucent tube, embolar distal process lamellar; embolar prolateral process filiform with broader translucent dorsal area ( Figs 79G View FIGURES 79 ̅H, 80A̅D).

Female ( PBI _ OON 25560 View Materials ). Total length 1.71. As in male except as noted. CEPHALOTHORAX: Mouthparts: paturon inner margin with short inter-digitating setae. GENITALIA: internal genitalia “V” shaped, reduced anterior portion, enlarged lateral apodemes abruptly narrowing towards distal end ( Fig. 81H View FIGURES 81 ).

Other material examined. CHILE: Region Metropolitana de Santiago: Cordillera: El Canelo, 950m, Nov. 8, 1966, E. Schlinger, M. Irwin, 3♀ ( AMNH PBI _ OON 26033 View Materials ). Region IV: Choapa, Nague, 10 km N Los Villos, km 236 Rt. 5, 40m, -31.83333°, -71.51666°, Nov. 13, 1993, Platnick, Catley, Ramírez & Allen, 1♂, 2♀ ( AMNH PBI _ OON 26028 View Materials ). Region V: Petorca, Los Molles, Rt. 5, km 188, 10m, -32.23333°, -71.50000°, Jan. 10, 1995, Platnick   , Catley & Silva, 1♀, 2♂ ( AMNH PBI _ OON 26026 View Materials ); Los Molles, Rt. 5, km 188, 10m, -32.23333°, -71.50000°, Jan. 27, 1994, N. Platnick, K. Catley, R. Calderón & R. T. Allen, 3♂ ( AMNH PBI _ OON 26029 View Materials )   ; 2♀ ( AMNH PBI _ OON 26029 View Materials )   ; Los Molles, Rt. 5, km 188, 10m, -32.23333°, -71.50000°, Jan. 27, 1994 to Feb. 9, 1994, Platnick, Catley, Ramírez & Allen, 1♂, 7♀ ( AMNH PBI _ OON 26030 View Materials )   ; Los Molles, Rt. 5, km 188, 10m, -32.23333°, -71.50000°, Nov. 13, 1993, Platnick, Catley, Ramírez & Allen, 5♂, 2♀ ( AMNH PBI _ OON 26031 View Materials )   ; Valparaiso, Parque Nacional La Campana, Sector Ocoa, vic. Quebrada Buitrera , 415m, -32.93150°, -71.08500°, Nov. 30, 2002 to Dec. 28, 2002, Thayer, Newton, Solodovnikov, Clarke, Chani, 1♀ ( FMNH INS 0000034843 PBI _ OON 10560 View Materials )   .

Distribution. This species is know only from Chile.


Chile, Santiago, Museo Nacional de Historia Natural


Argentina, Buenos Aires, Museo Argentina de Ciencias Naturales


USA, New York, New York, American Museum of Natural History


USA, Illinois, Chicago, Field Museum of Natural History (also used by Finnish Museum of Natural History)


Colombia, Bogota, Instituto Nacional de Salud, Laboratorio de Entomologia, Coleccion Entomologica


Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales Bernardino Rivadavia


American Museum of Natural History


Field Museum of Natural History