Corambis jacknicholsoni, 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: 8-10

publication ID

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

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:0BE6D99E-905D-4094-A03F-1C40D3C07CC2

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03EF935F-FFD8-CE4F-FDA6-17E8C607FD9B

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Corambis jacknicholsoni
status

sp. nov.

Corambis jacknicholsoni   sp. nov.

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Figs 4–5 View Fig View Fig , 10 View Fig

Diagnosis

Differs from other species of the genus by its hook-like embolus ( Fig. 4 View Fig E–F) and the lateral location of ag 2 in females ( Fig. 5G View Fig ).

Etymology

This beautiful spider is named for Mr. Jack Nicholson, the great American actor, three times Oscar winner.

Material examined

Holotype

NEW CALEDONIA • ♂; Plaine du champ de Bataille; 22°18′ S, 166°44′ E; 43 m a.s.l.; 17 Dec. 2006; R. Dobosz leg.; MNHN (previously USMB 9). GoogleMaps  

Paratypes

NEW CALEDONIA • 1 ♂, 1 ♀; same collection data as for holotype; MNHN GoogleMaps   .

Other material

NEW CALEDONIA • 1 ♀, 1 juv.; Noumea , Anse vata; 22.3004763° S, 166.44329° E; 1–4 Apr. 1985; A.D. Austin leg.; low vegetation; sweeping; WAM T47813 View Materials GoogleMaps   1 ♀; Yahoué ; 22.12° S, 166.30° E; 100 m a.s.l.; Nov 1986; N.L.H. Kraus leg.; AMNH GoogleMaps   1 ♀; Île des Pins ; 22.615° S, 167.48167° E; 1 Oct. 1977; Gadji e kereg; HNHM 2009 View Materials GoogleMaps   1 ♀, 2 juv.; Pindai ; 21.35° S, 164.966667° E; 5 Jan. 1993; Chazeau, Giulbert and Bonnet de Larbogne leg.; sclerophyllic forest; fogging; MNHN GoogleMaps   2 ♂♂, 2 ♀♀, 1 juv.; same collection data as for preceding; 14 Apr. 1993; MNHN GoogleMaps   1 ♀, 1 juv.; same collection data as for preceding; 30 Jun 1992; MNHN GoogleMaps   1 ♂; Mandjelia ; 20°24′ S, 164° 32′ E; 12 Jan. 2007; R. Dobosz leg.; USMB GoogleMaps   1 ♀; Gue de la Purina ; 22.027681° S, 166.732878° E; 22 Dec. 2006; R. Dobosz leg.; beating; USMB GoogleMaps   1 ♀; Pic du Grand Kaori ; 22°17′ S, 166°59′ E; 239 m a.s.l.; 26 Dec. 2006; R. Dobosz leg.; USMB GoogleMaps   3 ♂♂, 1 ♀, 2 juv.; Koumac , Nehué; 20.546602° S, 164.272576° E; 1 Aug. 1982; beating; HNHM GoogleMaps   1 ♀; Riviere Bleue ; 22.1051° S, 166.70° E; 16 July 1992; Chazeau, Guilbert and Bonnet de Larbogne leg.; dense forest; P6 [Parcel 6?]; fogging; MNHN GoogleMaps   1 ♂; same collection data as for preceding; 21 Oct. 1992; MNHN GoogleMaps   1 ♀; same collection data as for preceding; 21 Dec. 1992; MNHN GoogleMaps   2 ♀♀; same collection data as for preceding; 20 Jan. 1993; MNHN GoogleMaps   1 ♀, 1 juv.; Wao Umi (Ichamba Forest); 21° S, 165°15’ E; 390 m a.s.l.; 15 Jan. 2007; R. Dobosz leg.; USMB GoogleMaps   .

Description

Male

Cephalothorax centrally beige, sides brown. Abdomen very narrow and elongate, along central part beige with darker chevrons. Sides dirty brown with longitudinal indentation. Venter beige with two darker lines. Clypeus brownish. Chelicerae, maxillae and labium dirty orange. Sternum contrasting light. First legs dirty brown on sides, dorsally and ventrally lighter. Patellae with fringes of hairs. Other legs yellowish, delicate. Pedipalps light yellowish. Tegulum ovoid with posterior lobe, embolus hooklike, tibial apophysis large, spatulate with dorsal furrow ( Fig. 4 View Fig E–G). Dimensions: CL 2.69, CW 1.56, CH 0.66, EFL 1.01, AEW 1.24, PEW 1.23, AL 4.15, AW 1.05.

Female

Cephalothorax along central part yellowish-grey, sides darker. Anterior and median eye surroundings brownish, PLE black. Abdomen beige, with delicate chevrons. Clypeus orange-grey, chelicerae light brown, pedipalps light grey, maxillae and labium grey. Sternum contrastingly light, venter beige. First legs dirty orange, patellae with no fringe. Other legs yellowish, delicate. Epigyne and internal genitalia as in Fig. 5 View Fig F–H. Copulatory openings oriented laterally, insemination ducts shorter and joining spermathecae in their posterior parts (close to epigastric furrow). Spermathecae three-chambered. Dimensions: CL 2.22, CW 1.39, CH 0.61, EFL 0.92, AEW 1.08, PEW 1.07, AL 3.94, AW 1.10.

MNHN

Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle

WAM

Western Australian Museum

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

HNHM

Hungarian Natural History Museum (Termeszettudomanyi Muzeum)

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Salticidae

Genus

Corambis