Tmarus songi Han and Zhu, 2008,

Tang, Guo & Li, Shu-Qiang, 2009, The crab spiders of the Genus Tmarus from Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China (Araneae: Thomisidae), Zootaxa 2223, pp. 48-68: 62

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Tmarus songi Han and Zhu, 2008
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Tmarus songi Han and Zhu, 2008 

Figs 9 A –DView FIGURES 9 A – D, 10 A –CView FIGURES 10 A – C, 11 A –DView FIGURES 11 A – D

Tmarus songi Han and Zhu, 2008: 459  –463, figs 1–5

Material examined: (all from CHINA, Yunnan: Xishuangbanna, Mengla County, Menglun Town, G. Zheng leg.): 7 males, 3 females, secondary tropical seasonal moist forest (N 21 º 54.607 ', E 101 º 17.005 ', alt. 633 m), 28 July 2007 (Zheng_sp 913 - 1); 1 male, 1 female, secondary tropical montane evergreen broad-leaved forest (N 21 º 54.767 ', E 101 º 11.431 ', alt. 880 m), 6 August 2007; 1 male, primary tropical seasonal rainforest (N 21 º 57.445, E 101 º 12.997, alt. 744 m), 30 July 2007; 3 females, Menglun, primary tropical seasonal rainforest (N 21 º 57.669 ', E 101 º 11.893 ', alt. 790 m), 7 August 2007; 6 females, primary tropical seasonal rainforest (N 21 º 54.725 ', E 101 º 13.261 ', alt. 734 m), 8 August 2007; 2 males, 1 female, Paramichelia baillonii  plantation (N 21 º 54.200 ', E 101 º 16.923 ', alt. 608 m), 18 August 2007.

Description. Male: Total length 3.80. Prosoma length 1.60, width 1.60; opisthosoma length 2.00, width 1.20. Prosoma brown with a triangle grayish white marking. Eye tubercles grayish white. Eye measurements: AME 0.06; ALE 0.14; PME 0.08; PLE 0.14; AME –AME 0.14; AME –ALE 0.14; PME –PME 0.20; PME – PLE 0.28. MOA length 0.36 with front width 0.24 and back width 0.38. Chelicerae, gnathocoxae, labium and sternum yellow. Legs yellow. Leg measurements: I: 10.10 (2.90, 3.70, 2.40, 1.10); II: 10.00 (2.90, 3.60, 2.40, 1.10); III: 4.20 (1.40, 1.60, 0.60, 0.60); IV: 4.30 (1.60, 1.50, 0.60, 0.60). Leg formula: 1243. Opisthosoma dorsum grayish white with some long setae, the posterior with 3 pairs of transversal gray stripes, venter yellow.

Palp ( Figs 9 B –DView FIGURES 9 A – D, 11 A –BView FIGURES 11 A – D). VTA digitiform; ITA wide and blunt, with a small apophysis laterally, RTA small digitiform, tegulum flat, sperm ducts visible, embolus spiniform.

Female (measurements of Zheng_sp 913 - 2): Total length 4.80. Prosoma length 1.70, width 1.60. Opisthosoma length 2.50, width 1.90. Body color shallow than in male. Eye measurements: AME 0.07; ALE 0.15; PME 0.10; PLE 0.14; AME –AME 0.16; AME –ALE 0.16; PME –PME 0.24; PME –PLE 0.36. MOA length 0.44 with front width 0.28 and back width 0.44. Leg formula: 1243; leg measurements: I: 8.10 (2.50, 3.10, 1.70, 0.80); II: 8.05 (2.50, 3.00, 1.75, 0.80); III: 3.80 (1.20, 1.50, 0.60, 0.50); IV: 4.10 (1.40, 1.60, 0.60, 0.50). Opisthosoma dorsum grayish white, the posterior with 3 pairs of transversal grayish brown spots, the rear grayish brown.

Epigynum  ( Figs 10 B –CView FIGURES 10 A – C, 11 C –DView FIGURES 11 A – D). Epigynum  with a median atrium, copulatory openings anteriorly, copulatory duct globular, spermathecae small.

Variation. Total length: male, 3.60–3.90; female, 4.60 –5.00.

Distribution. China (Guangxi, Hainan, Yunnan).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Thomisidae

Genus

Tmarus

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Tmarus songi Han and Zhu, 2008

Tang, Guo & Li, Shu-Qiang 2009
2009
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Tmarus songi

Han 2008: 459
2008