Nopsma enriquei,

Sánchez-Ruiz, Alexander, Brescovit, Antonio D. & Bonaldo, Alexandre B., 2020, Revision of the spider genus Nyetnops Platnick & Lise (Araneae: Caponiidae) with proposition of the new genus Nopsma, from Central and South America, Zootaxa 4751 (3), pp. 461-486: 475-476

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4751.3.3

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:09A06C31-B3A3-47F1-8224-146C4796569F

DOI

http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3718221

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/2E588781-1B42-FFEA-80C9-D056FC1736B5

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Plazi

scientific name

Nopsma enriquei
status

new species

Nopsma enriquei  new species

Figures 11–14View FIGURE 11View FIGURE 12View FIGURE 13View FIGURE 14

Types. Male holotype (IBSP 89347) from Rio Yuyapichis, Panguana Biological Station (09’37’S 74°56’W), Huanuco, Peru, 25.x–26.xi.1983, M. Verhaagh. Three males paratypes IBSP (89352, 89349 and 89348), same data as holotype

Additional material examined. PERU: Same data as holotype, 1♂ ( IBSP 249864View Materials for SEM)  .

Etymology. The specific name is a patronymic honoring Enrique Sanchez Rodriguez, the first author’s father.

Diagnosis. Males of N. enriquei  n. sp. resembles those of N. armandoi  n. sp. by the large tegulum reaching or exceeding the palpal tibia length but are readily recognized by having an elongated palpal tibia, two times the patella length ( Fig. 11View FIGURE 11 B–C), and by the embolus projecting from the prolateral distal surface of the tegulum ( Fig. 14AView FIGURE 14), with the keel bordering the tip and very short projections ( Fig. 14View FIGURE 14 D–F).

Description. Male (holotype): Total length 7.2. Carapace 4.0 long, 3.3 wide. Sternum 3.4 long, 3.0 wide. Leg measurements: I: 3.85; II: 3.8; III: 3.4; IV: 4.1. Carapace orange-brown with weakly dorsal pattern ( Fig. 11EView FIGURE 11). Chelicerae, palps, sternum orangish brown, endites, labium pale brown ( Fig. 11FView FIGURE 11), and legs orange-brown ( Fig. 11DView FIGURE 11); coxae and trochanters lighter. Abdomen pale gray, dorsal pattern unnoticeable ( Fig. 11AView FIGURE 11). Anal tubercle and spinnerets lighter than abdomen. Palp with a globose oval tegulum ( Fig. 11View FIGURE 11 B–C) and an embolus with the keel bordering the tip and very short projections ( Fig. 14View FIGURE 14 D–F).

Female: unknown.

Distribution. Known only from type locality in Peru ( Fig. 18GView FIGURE 18).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Caponiidae

Genus

Nopsma