Tmarus taiwanus Ono, 1977,

Tang, Guo & Li, Shu-Qiang, 2009, The crab spiders of the Genus Tmarus from Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China (Araneae: Thomisidae), Zootaxa 2223, pp. 48-68: 66

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Tmarus taiwanus Ono, 1977
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Tmarus taiwanus Ono, 1977 

Figs 13View FIGURE 13. A – B C –D, 14 A –C

Tmarus taiwanus Ono, 1977: 75  , f. 33–34. Song, 1987: 279, f. 236; Song and Zhu, 1997: 56, f. 33 A –B; Song et al., 1999: 500, f. 284 G; Han and Zhu, 2008: 460, f. 1–5.

Material examined: (all from CHINA, Yunnan: Xishuangbanna, Mengla County, Menglun Town, G. Zheng leg.) 1 female, secondary tropical montane evergreen broad-leaved forest (N 21 º 57.809 ', E 101 º 12.173 ', alt. 888 m), 4 August 2007; 1 female, Paramichelia baillonii  plantation (N 21 º 54.772 ', E 101 º 16.043 ', alt. 556 m), 18 July 2007; 1 female, Paramichelia baillonii  plantation (N 21 º 54.200 ', E 101 º 16.923 ', alt. 608 m), 18 August 2007.

Diagnosis. This species is similar to T. spicatus  sp. nov., the differences are discussed in the “diagnosis” of T. spicatus  .

Description. Female: Total length 7.00. Prosoma length 2.80, width 2.60; opisthosoma length 4.20, width 2.60. Prosoma brown with a grayish white markings posteriorly. Chelicerae, gnathocoxae and sternum yellow, labium light brown. Eye measurements: AME 0.07; ALE 0.20; PME 0.10; PLE 0.16; AME –AME 0.34; AME –ALE 0.24; PME –PME 0.42; PME –PLE 0.50. MOA length 0.50 with front width 0.46 and back width 0.66, Legs yellow. Leg formula: 1243; leg measurements: I: 13.20 (4.00, 5.00, 3.00, 1.20); II: 13.00 (4.00, 5.00, 2.80, 1.20); III: 6.90 (2.20, 2.80, 1.10, 0.80); IV: 6.80 (2.40, 2.50, 1.10, 0.80). Opisthosoma widest at 3 / 4 position, dorsum grayish with grayish black markings posteriorly, the rear projects digitiform, venter yellow.

Epigynum  ( Figs 13View FIGURE 13. A – B C –D, 14 B –C). Epigynum  with an epigynal ridge anteriorly, copulatory ducts short, spermathecae convoluted.

Male: See Han and Zhu (2008).

Variation. Total length, female: 6.80 –7.00.

Distribution. China (Guangxi, Taiwan, Yunnan).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Thomisidae

Genus

Tmarus

Loc

Tmarus taiwanus Ono, 1977

Tang, Guo & Li, Shu-Qiang 2009
2009
Loc

Tmarus taiwanus

Han 2008: 460
Song 1999: 500
Song 1997: 56
Song 1987: 279
Ono 1977: 75
1977