Nopsma,

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: 483

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.3716901

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/2E588781-1B5A-FFF3-80C9-D26CFA143273

treatment provided by

Plazi

scientific name

Nopsma
status

n. gen.

Key for the species of Nopsma  n. gen. (males only)

1. Large tegulum, reaching or exceeding the palpal tibia length ( Figs 11BView FIGURE 11; 17BView FIGURE 17)...................................... 2

- Small tegulum, not reaching the palpal tibia length ( Figs 15BView FIGURE 15; 18BView FIGURE 18)............................................. 3

2. Elongated palpal tibia, two times the patella length ( Fig. 11BView FIGURE 11), embolus projecting from the prolateral distal surface of the tegulum ( Figs 11View FIGURE 11 B–C; 14A), with a keel bordering the tip ( Fig. 14View FIGURE 14 D–F)............................. N. enriquei  n. sp.

- Short palpal tibia, just a little greater than patella length ( Fig. 17BView FIGURE 17), embolus projecting from the prolateral median surface of the tegulum, with three very thin, long projections on the tip ( Fig. 17View FIGURE 17 B–C, F)........................ N. armandoi  n. sp.

3. Conspicuous small oval tegulum, only one-fifth the cymbium length ( Fig. 18View FIGURE 18 B–C), embolus tip with short distal projections...................................................................................... N. florencia  n. sp.

- Oval tegulum one-third of the cymbium length ( Fig. 15B, DView FIGURE 15), embolus with a keel bordering almost two-third of the tip ( Fig. 16View FIGURE 16 B–E)........................................................................ N. juchuy ( Dupérré, 2014)