Habronestes hunti, Baehr, 2003

Baehr, Barbara, 2003, Revision of the Australian Spider Genus Habronestes (Araneae: Zodariidae). Species of New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory, Records of the Australian Museum 55 (3), pp. 343-376: 364-366

publication ID

http://doi.org/ 10.3853/j.0067-1975.55.2003.1389

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/03FA87BC-5957-FF8D-FC08-FAAEFE88FB7E

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Felipe

scientific name

Habronestes hunti
status

n.sp.

Habronestes hunti   n.sp.

Figs. 65, 72, 73, 110, 115, 116, 141

Type material. HOLOTYPE 3: NSW, East Kunderang Trail , 1.35 km E of West Kunderang Trail, 30°48'41"S 152°2'55"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 890 m, G/C, AM KS83932 GoogleMaps   . PARATYPES: same data as holotype: 1♀, 1133, AM KS39157; 13 as previous, QM S60825 View Materials ; 1533 Richmond Range SF, Mt Brown Rd , 0.1 km N from Y intersection GoogleMaps   , 28°37'56"S 152°43'18"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 480 m, G/C, AM KS36026; 1 ♀, 2533 0.5 km from Wheatley Ck Rd on Camp Ck Rd , leasehold land GoogleMaps   , 28°47'0"S 152°19'29"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 550 m, G/C, AM KS36268; 1 ♀, 933 2.8 km from Wheatley Ck access Rd (on Camp Ck), leasehold land GoogleMaps   , 28°47'10"S 152°18'37"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 435 m, G/C, AM KS36250; 5 33 240 m E of jnctn of Kunderang East & Kunderang West Rds GoogleMaps   , 30°48'53"S 152°2'9"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 900 m, G/C, AM KS39160; 3 33 3.45 km along Wheatley Ck Access Rd on Camp Ck Rd GoogleMaps   , 28°47'16"S 152°18'56"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 470 m, G/C, AM KS36262; 13 Ballengarra SF, Cooperabung Range Rd, 1.1 km S of Narang Rd GoogleMaps   , 31°12'54"S 152°42'44"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 200 m, G/C, AM KS39182; 733 Ballengarra SF, Cooperabung Range Rd, 4.5 km N of Narang Rd GoogleMaps   , 31°11'46"S 152°42'25"E, 4.ii–9.iv.1993, 90 m, G/C, AM KS39181; 13 Beaury SF Rocky Waterholes Rd GoogleMaps   , 28°33'12"S 152°19'45"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 630 m, G/C, AM KS36096; 11 33 Boonoo SF, jnctn Woolool Wooloolni and Basket Swamp Rd GoogleMaps   , 28°55'49"S 152°8'21"E, 4.ii–9.iv.1993, 1070 m, G/C, AM KS36340; 1 3 Boonoo SF, Timbarra Trig GoogleMaps   , 28°56'41"S 152°8'31"E, 4.ii–9.iv.1993, 1130 m, G/C, AM KS36346; 13 Boorook SF, 1 km NW Boorook Ck GoogleMaps   jnctn, on Conlongan Rd, Midway between Boorook Ck and Gilgurry Ck on Conlongan Rd   ,

28°51'24"S 152°11'27"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 980 m, G/C, AM KS36323; 1 ♀, 433 Boorook SF, 300 m NW of Gilgurry Mt GoogleMaps   , 28°47'23"S 152°10'56"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 980 m, G/C, AM KS36315; 14 33 Boundary Ck SF, 1.9 km along Sheas Nob Rd from Boundary Ck Rd GoogleMaps   , 29°59'25"S 152°34'33"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 550 m, G/C, AM KS39022; 2 ♀♀, 1633 Boundary Ck SF, 100 m S of jnctn of Dilli & Boundary Ck Rds GoogleMaps   , 29°58'14"S 152°36'51"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 540 m, G/C, AM KS39012; 3 33 Bulga SF, 1.2 km up 4WD track N of Grey Gums Forest Rd GoogleMaps   2.1 km from Douglas River Rd   , 31°32'56"S 152°14'51"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 620 m, G/C, AM KS39186; 1♀, 333 Bulga SF, Grey Gums Forest Rd 1.1 km from Doyles River Rd GoogleMaps   , 31°33'35"S 152°14'36"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 620 m, G/C, AM KS39187; 3♀♀, 13 Bulga SF, Padmans Rd nr intersection of Pole Dump Rd GoogleMaps   , 31°36'58"S 152°10'39"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 730 m, G/C, AM KS39190; 1♀ Bulls Ground SF nr Wauchope GoogleMaps   , 31°33'S 152°38'E, 10.ii.1991, dry euc. open forest, Plot 3B4–burnt, 6–13 Feb 1991, A. York, NSW Forestry, AM KS43349; 13 Bundjalung NP, hilltop on ridge between Big Marsh & Esk River GoogleMaps   , 29°17'35"S 153°16'40"E, 4.ii–9.iv.1993, 23 m, G/C, AM KS39016; 433 Bundjalung NP, nr new gravel quarry GoogleMaps   , 29°17'12"S 153°16'40"E, 4.ii–9.iv.1993, 20 m, G/C, AM KS39017; 1 ♀, 1233 Chaelundi SF, 1.2 km W along Stockyard FT from Chandlers Ck GoogleMaps   , 29°56'48"S 152°31'46"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 450 m, G/C, AM KS39015; 9 33 Chaelundi SF, 3.8 km W along Stockyard FTfrom Chandler Ck GoogleMaps   , 29°57'50"S 152°31'23"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 450 m, G/C, AM KS39025; 1 ♀, 13 Conglomerate SF, along new logging rd below dam, 0.55 km SW along Old Growth Rd , N side of rd GoogleMaps   , 30°6'55"S 153°4'55"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 380 m, G/C, AM KS39020; 13, as previous, AM KS48712; 3♀♀, 2033 Conglomerate SF, 1.7 km NW on Murphys Rd from Madmans Ck Bridge , on S side of ridge GoogleMaps   , 30°3'57"S 153°5'58"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 220 m, G/C, AM KS39013; 833 Conglomerate SF, 100 m SW of jnctn of Hallgraths Trail & Sherwood rd GoogleMaps   , 30°7'0"S 153°3'14"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 320 m, G/C, AM KS39019; 2♀♀, 2433 Conglomerate SF, 700 m N along Murphys Rd, from Tea Tree Rd , W side of rd, S of Madmans Ck GoogleMaps   , 30°4'52"S 153°6'24"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 130 m, G/C, AM KS39023; 1 ♀ Dorrigo NP, off Dorrigo-Bellingen Rd, about 20 km from Bellingen (to E of rd) about 500 m S of Newell Falls GoogleMaps   , 30°23'55"S 152°44'56"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 410 m, G/C, AM KS35631; 1133 East Kunderang Trail , 2.1 km E of West Kunderang Trail GoogleMaps   , 30°49'0"S 152°3'25"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 845 m, G/C, AM KS39161; 13 Enfield SF, Dodds Fire Trail, 1 km from Enfield Rd GoogleMaps   , 31°23'44"S 151°53'6"E, 4.ii–9.iv.1993, 1050 m, G/C, AM KS39159; 1933 Enfield SF, Mummel Forest Rd, 7.6 km N of jnctn with Enfield Forest Rd GoogleMaps   , 31°17'0"S 151°51'17"E, 4.ii–9.iv.1993, 1340 m, G/C, AM KS39158; 13 Euroka, Blue Mountains GoogleMaps   , 33°45'S 150°13'E, 8.iii.1965, A.E. Speechley, AM KS15596; 1733 Gilgurry SF, Rivertree Fire Trail , on ridge 2 km NNE from t/o GoogleMaps   , 28°45'18"S 152°15'52"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 770 m, G/C, AM KS36245; 2♀♀, 5633 Headwaters of Wheatley Ck, leasehold Land GoogleMaps   , 28°45'7"S 152°19'44"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 550 m, G/C, AM KS36265; 13 Kangaroo River SF, 200 m E of a point 550 m along Burns Rd GoogleMaps   , 30°4'36"S 152°52'5"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 320 m, G/C, AM KS39021; 13 Kangaroo River SF, 700 m E of Arinya Rd GoogleMaps   on a logging track 900 m from Burns Rd jnctn, 30°4'36"S 152°52'5"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 360 m, G/C, AM KS39014; 333 Karuah SF, 0.1 km W along Hobart Forest Rd from Foleys Rd GoogleMaps   , 32°35'12"S 151°55'14"E, 4.ii–9.iv.1993, 10 m, G/C, AM KS39180; 1533 Karuah SF, NE slope of Little Mountain , just W of Karuah Rd GoogleMaps   , 32°36'17"S 151°56'41"E, 4.ii–9.iv.1993, 40 m, G/C, AM KS39189; 233 Karuah SF, SE of jnctn Little Mtn & Hobart Forest Rds GoogleMaps   , 32°35'45"S 151°56'15"E, 4.ii–9.iv.1993, 10 m, G/C, AM KS39188; 1 3 Kirrawee GoogleMaps   , 34°2'S 151°4'E, 26.iii.1967, AM KS15677; 1♀, 1733 London Bridge SF, 3.7 km SW of London Bridge Lookout GoogleMaps   , end of FC survey rd, off London Bridge Rd overlooking gorge   , 29°51'31"S 152°12'47"E, 4.ii– 9.iv. 1993, 960 m, G/C, AM KS36393; 233 McPherson Range GoogleMaps   , 28°22'S 152°50'E, 23.ii.1989, hoop pine, Mt Warning Caldera Survey, UNE, 300 m, Smith, Hines, Pugh & Webber, AM KS55703; 3♀♀, 303 Morgan Ck , 5.9 km NE from creek crossing GoogleMaps   , 28°46'31"S 152°18'45"E, 4.ii– 9.iv. 1993, 620 m, G/C, AM KS36256; 733 Morgans Ck, 4.5 km NE from creek crossing on Wheatley Ck Rd on Wheatley Ck access road, leasehold land GoogleMaps   , 28°46'37"S 152°18'19"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 590 m, G/C, AM KS36259; 213 Nerang SF, 0.45 km E along Boundary Rd from Masonite Track GoogleMaps   , 32°32'16"S 152°7'40"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 130 m, G/C, AM KS39185; 933 Nerang SF, 0.3 km S along Coxs Fence Trail from Boundary Rd GoogleMaps   , 31°38'19"S 152°9'30"E, 4.ii–9.iv.1993, 70 m, G/C, AM KS39184; 1 3 Oakwood SF, 0.3 km along Sydney Plain Hut Track from London Bridge Fire Trail GoogleMaps   , 29°55'25"S 152°5'58"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 970 m, G/C, AM KS36383; 13 Oakwood SF, 0.65 km N along Oakwood FT from London Bridge Fire Trail GoogleMaps   , 29°53'45"S 152°5'41"E, 4.ii–9.iv.1993, 1060 m, G/C, AM KS36376; 233 Oakwood SF, 250 m upstream of London Bridge Fire Trail, House Ck GoogleMaps   , 29°54'23"S 152°5'25"E, 4.ii–9.iv.1993, 1000 m, G/ C, AM KS36374; 13 Port Hacking GoogleMaps   , 34°4'S 151°7'E, 1.iii.1969, Mascord coll. no.490, N. Allen, AM KS15597; 213 Ramornie SF, Main Ck, track off Mt Tindal Rd GoogleMaps   , 29°43'1"S 152°38'24"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 110 m, G/C, AM KS39480; 1♀, 313 Ramornie SF, Mt Tindal Rd GoogleMaps   , 29°42'12"S 152°35'26"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 380 m, G/C, AM KS39483; 1 ♀, 1133 Ramornie SF, Mt Tindal Rd GoogleMaps   , 29°41'49"S 152°35'0"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 490 m, G/C, AM KS39484; 1♀, 2533 Ramornie SF, track off Mt Tindal Rd GoogleMaps   , 29°42'41"S 152°37'36"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 220 m, G/C, AM KS39481; 1033 Ramornie SF, track off Mt Tindal Rd, headwaters of Valorem Ck GoogleMaps   , 29°42'18"S 152°35'52"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 380 m, G/C, AM KS39482; 30 3 Ramornie SF, track off T-Ridge Rd GoogleMaps   , 29°43'0"S 152°33'23"E, 4.ii– 9.iv. 1993, 150 m, G/C, AM KS39479; 1♀, 533 Ramornie SF, T-Ridge Rd GoogleMaps   , 29°43'23"S 152°34'11"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 420 m, G/C, AM KS39477; 1♀, 213 Ramornie SF, T-Ridge Rd GoogleMaps   , 29°43'13"S 152°33'38"E, 4.ii– 9.iv. 1993, 300 m, G/C, AM KS39478; 313 Richmond Range SF, jnctn of Wattle Ck Rd and Wattle Ck GoogleMaps   , 28°38'9"S 152°46'40"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 130 m, G/C, AM KS36045; 203 Richmond Range SF, Oaky Ck Rd GoogleMaps   , 28°38'39"S 152°45'45"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 230 m, G/C, AM KS36050; 1 3, as previous, AM KS36052; 2733 Richmond Range SF, Wattle Ck Rd GoogleMaps   , 28°38'42"S 152°46'29"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 220 m, G/C, AM KS36060; 5 33 Ridge between Camp Ck and Stydgy Ck GoogleMaps   , leasehold Land, 28°46'18"S 152°18'8"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 640 m, G/C, AM KS36242; 1 3 St Georges Basin GoogleMaps   , 35°5'S 150°35'E, i.1984, I. Buddle, AM KS22639; 13 Styx River SF off Cunnawarra Trail, about 2 km N Cunnawarra Ck GoogleMaps   , 30°32'49"S 152°20'16"E, 4.ii–9.iv.1993, 1070 m, G/C, AM KS35627; 1 3 Tweed Range GoogleMaps   , 28°25'S 153°1'E, 16.ii.1989, wet sclerophyll, Mt Warning Caldera Survey, UNE, 400 m, Smith, Hines, Pugh & Webber, AM KS55699; 2♀♀, 2533 Wallaroo SF, Flaggy Ck, 0.95 km S along Ripleys Trail from Clarence Town Rd GoogleMaps   , 32°36'3"S 151°48'7"E, 4.ii–9.iv.1993, 20 m, G/C, AM KS39183; 1033 Wallaroo SF, Gilmore Lookout GoogleMaps   , 32°37'27"S 151°47'16"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 210 m, G/C, AM KS39191; 2 33 Washpool NP, North West Fire Trail GoogleMaps   , 29°27'36"S 152°17'25"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 950 m, G/C, AM KS36405; 333 Washpool NP, North West Fire Trail GoogleMaps   , 29°27'30"S 152°16'52"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 950 m, G/C, AM KS36418; 1 3, as previous, AM KS56168; 233 Washpool NP, Washpool Forest Way GoogleMaps   , 29°24'47"S 152°17'0"E, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 860 m, G/C, AM KS36295; 1 3 Bendoura SF, 700 m E of Wallaces Gap GoogleMaps   , 35°34'37"S 149°41'16"E, 16.iii.1999, J. Tarnawski & S. Lassau, AM KS55853; 13 Dampier SF, Ross Rixon Rd GoogleMaps   , 36°2'56"S 149°57'21"E, 11.iii.1999, L. Wilkie, R. Harris & H. Smith, AM KS55854; 13 Dampier SF, Ross Rixon Rd GoogleMaps   , 36°2'56"S 149°57'36"E, 11.iii.1999, L. Wilkie, R. Harris & H. Smith, AM KS55857; 13 Nerrigundah Mt Rd , Dampier SF GoogleMaps   , 36°7'58"S 149°56'2"E, 10.iii.1999, J. Tarnawski & S. Lassau, AM KS55855; 1♀ Rocky Waterholes Rd , Beaury SF GoogleMaps   , 28°32'S 152°20'E, 9.iv.1993, 4.ii–9.iv. 1993, 705 m, G/C, AM KS56166; 13 Tobacco Pinch Rd , Bodalla SF GoogleMaps   , 36°10'55"S 150°2'56"E, 10.iii.1999, J. Tarnawski & S. Lassau, AM KS55856; 13 Tuross River Rd, Bodalla SF GoogleMaps   , 36°11'13"S 149°56'13"E, 10.iii.1999, L. Wilkie, R. Harris & H.Smith, AM KS55858; 13 7.5 km S of Nelligen, Mogo GoogleMaps   SF, 35°43'19"S 150°6'50"E, 8.iii.1999, J. Tarnawski & S. Lassau, AM KS55861; 13 Brou Lake Rd, Narooma, Site 3 GoogleMaps   , 36°7'15"S 150°2'49"E, 9.iii.1999, L. Wilkie, R. Harris & H. Smith, AM KS55852; 13 Highway 54, 32 km NW of Batemans Bay GoogleMaps   , 35°33'7"S 149°59'38"E, 16.iii.1999, J. Tarnawski & S. Lassau, AM KS55870; 13 jnctn of Skid Ridge & North Head Rds , Murramarang NP GoogleMaps   , 35°41'9"S 150°16'4"E, 17.iii.1999, L. Wilkie, R. Harris & H. Smith, AM KS55862; 13 Orange Ridge Rd , Bodalla SF GoogleMaps   , 36°16'55"S 149°53'31"E, 12.iii.1999, L. Wilkie, R. Harris & H. Smith, AM KS55863; 13 Tuross River Rd, Bodalla SF GoogleMaps   , 36°10'51"S 149°56'41"E, 10.iii.1999, L. Wilkie, R. Harris & H. Smith, AM KS55859; 13 Tuross River Rd, Bodalla SF GoogleMaps   , 36°11'16"S 149°56'16"E, 10.iii.1999, L. Wilkie, R. Harris & H. Smith, AM KS55871; 13 Turtle Creek Fire Trail, Monga SF GoogleMaps   , 35°38'20"S 149°55'55"E, 15.iii.1999, L. Wilkie, R. Harris & H. Smith, AM KS55860 GoogleMaps   .

Diagnosis. Eyes equal sized. Abdomen with 3 pairs of large white patches on anterior part and 3 patches in front of spinnerets. Tibiae and metatarsi I, II with irregular band of short spines ventrally in males. Extremely small DTiA, LTA with transverse plate.

Description. Male (holotype). Total length 7.56; carapace 3.72 long, 2.84 wide; 0.88 high; cl/cw 1.31; sternum 1.80 long, 1.56 wide; sl/sw 1.15. Abdomen 3.84 long, 2.48 wide. Colour. Carapace, sternum, chelicerae sepia brown; maxillae, labium sepia brown, distally white. Abdomen sepia brown with 3 pairs of white patches on anterior part and 3 patches in front of spinnerets; laterally with 2 long white patches equal in length; ventrally with 1 longitudinal white stripe from epigastric fold to near tracheal spiracle and 1 pair of white patches near tracheal spiracle. Legs yellow; clearly annulated; legs I–IV with white coxa, sepia brown trochanter, proximal 1 3 –½ of femora white and distal part sepia brown. Eyes. In 2 rows each with 4 eyes, both rows procurved. Nearly equal sized. Eye group width 0.51 of headwidth; AME 0.18; ALE 0.16; PME 0.18; PLE 0.18; AME–AME 0.04; AME–ALE 0.04; ALE–PLE 0.04; PME– PME 0.12; PME–PLE 0.16. MOQ: AME–PME 0.52; AME– AME 0.40; PME–PME 0.48. Clypeus & chilum. Clypeus 0.88 high; chilum divided. Legs. Length formula 4123; tibiae and metatarsi I, II with a band of short spines ventrally. Male palp ( Figs. 72, 73, 110). RCF deep, almost running the entire cymbium length. LTA with a long vertical stalk, and T-shaped plate; DTA with a thin stalk; VTA with sharp tip. Tibiae short; DTiA short; VTiA ( Fig. 73).

Female (paratype AM KS39013). Total length 10.1; carapace 4.29 long, 2.94 wide; 1.55 high; cl/cw 1.46; sternum 1.88 long, 1.76 wide; sl/sw 1.07. Abdomen 5.83 long, 3.50 wide. Colour. Same as male. Eyes. Eye group width 0.5 of headwidth; AME 0.19; ALE 0.20; PME 0.22; PLE 0.22; AME–AME 0.04; AME–ALE 0.06; ALE–PLE 0.08; PME–PME 0.16; PME–PLE 0.20. MOQ: AME–PME 0.58; AME–AME 0.42; PME–PME 0.60. Clypeus 1.02 high. Legs. Same as male, but without irregular band of short ventral spines on tibiae and metatarsi I, II. Epigyne ( Figs. 115, 116). With small paired halfmoon-shaped copulatory openings laterally. Vulva with very large atriumlike copulatory ducts ending in almost touching spermathecae.

Distribution. Widespread in eastern New South Wales ( Fig. 141).

Etymology. Species name is a patronym in honour of Dr Glenn Hunt of the Australian Museum, an experienced arachnologist, whose recent death was a great loss to Australian arachnology.

AM

Australian Museum

QM

Queensland Museum

R

Departamento de Geologia, Universidad de Chile