Pseudodysderina hermani, Platnick & Berniker, 2013

Platnick, Norman I. & Berniker, Lily, 2013, ffie South American Goblin Spiders of the New Genera Pseudodysderina and Tinadysderina (Araneae, Oonopidae), American Museum Novitates 2013 (3787), pp. 1-44 : 20

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.1206/3776.2

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:125C8064-BD28-43FB-8E03-75B94D3CB4DC

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4574424

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/3206DA49-8B28-FFF2-FE21-3518FDEFFAD7

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scientific name

Pseudodysderina hermani
status

new species

Pseudodysderina hermani , new species

Figures 130–134 View FIGURES 121–134. 121–129

TYPE: Female holotype from litter taken at an elevation of 4700–4900 ft at a site on the old Quito–Santo Domingo road, 18–20 km NE of Alluriquín, Pichincha, Ecuador (Oct. 21, 1988; L. Herman), deposited in AMNH (PBI_ OON 49905 View Materials ) .

ETYMOLOGY: ffie specific name is a patronym in honor of the collector, Lee Herman, of the AMNH.

DIAGNOSIS: Females can easily be recognized by the unexpanded tip of the anterior genitalic process (figs. 133, 134).

MALE: Unknown.

FEMALE (PBI_ OON 49905 View Materials , figs. 130–134): Total length 2.07. Surface of elevated portion of pars cephalica appearing finely reticulate; lateral margin with blunt denticles. ALE separated by less than their radius. Dorsal scutum covering full length of abdomen, no soft tissue visible from above, not fused to epigastric scutum. Postepigastric scutum long, almost rectangular, extending to nearly full length of abdomen, fused to epigastric scutum. Leg spination: femora: I p0-0-2, r1-1-1; II p0-0-2, r1-1-0; tibiae: I v4-4-2; II v4-4-1p; metatarsi: I v2-1p-2; II v3-0-2. Genital atrium relatively narrow, triangular, with heavily sclerotized posterior margin.

OTHER MATERIAL EXAMINED: Ecuador: Pichincha: Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve, 12 km S of Nanegalito, Ridge Trail , 0°00′54″N, 78°40′56″W, Oct. 28, 1999, cloud forest litter, elev. 2250 m (R. Anderson, AMNH PBI_ OON 49906 View Materials ), 1♀ GoogleMaps ; Maquipucuna Reserve , 0°05′34″N, 78°37′37″W, Oct. 29, 1999, ridgetop montane forest litter, elev. 1620 m (R. Anderson, AMNH PBI_ OON 49907 View Materials ), 1♀ GoogleMaps .

DISTRIBUTION: Ecuador (Pichincha).

AMNH

American Museum of Natural History

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Oonopidae

Genus

Pseudodysderina