Corambis pantherae, Patoleta & Żabka, 2019

Patoleta, Barbara & Żabka, Marek, 2019, Salticidae (Arachnida: Araneae) of New Caledonia: Genus Corambis Simon, 1901, European Journal of Taxonomy 578, pp. 1-18: 13-14

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2019.578

publication LSID

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persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03EF935F-FFD3-CE4B-FD99-12E6C340FDBA

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Corambis pantherae
status

sp. nov.

Corambis pantherae   sp. nov.

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Figs 8 View Fig , 10 View Fig

Diagnosis

Differs from other species of the genus by its relatively wider cephalothorax and spotted abdominal pattern. Copulatory openings oriented laterally, ag2 situated postero-laterally ( Fig. 8 View Fig ).

Etymology

This species is named for its abdominal pattern.

Material examined

Holotype

NEW CALEDONIA • ♀; Mt. Panié ; 20.58833° S, 164.77083° E; 1300–1600 m a.s.l.; 15 May 1984; G. Monteith and D. Cook leg.; QMB S35653 View Materials . GoogleMaps  

Description

Female

Cephalothorax dark brown, with numerous light grey hairs. Eye surroundings black. Between cephalic and thoracic part delicate depression, just behind eye field. Clypeus dark brown with light grey long hairs. Chelicerae, maxillae and labium brown. Sternum dirty orange brown with darker margin. First legs dirty light brown, with very strong spines on tibiae and metatarsi. Other legs dirty-orange. Abdomen dirty-orange with distinctive dark spots. Spinnerets grey. Venter light grey, distally darker with two longitudinal lines. Internal genitalia similar to those of C. insignipes   , copulatory openings oriented laterally, insemination ducts short, joinings posterior parts of spermathecae. Spermathecae relatively smaller than in C. insignipes   , two-chambered ( Fig. 8 View Fig E–G). Dimensions: CL 4.50, CW 3.09, CH 1.29, EFL 1.67, AEW 2.40, PEW 2.33, AL 7.64, AW 2.21.

Male

Unknown.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Salticidae

Genus

Corambis