Orthobula, Simon, 1897

Tso, I-Min, Zhu, Ming-Sheng, Zhang, Jun-Xia & Zhang, Feng, 2005, Two new and one newly recorded species of Corinnidae and Liocranidae from Taiwan (Arachnida: Araneae), Acta Arachnologica 54 (1), pp. 45-49 : 46-47

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.2476/asjaa.54.45

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6265789

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scientific name

Orthobula
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Orthobula Simon 1897

Orthobula Simon 1897b , p. 152; Deeleman-Reinhold 2001, p. 431.

Type species. Orthobula impressa Simon 1897 , by original designation.

Diagnosis. Distinct from other corinnids by the expanded and lightly sclerotized tegulum of male palp, bulb simple, lacking additional apophysis. Thoracic groove reduced, femora without spines. Epigynum with a pair of rodshaped spermathecae near the epigastric fold, and a pair of membranous sacs attached to the connecting duct, and intromittent orifice located at anterior part (Deeleman- Reinhold 2001).

Remarks. Totally 16 species have been recorded all over the world, mainly distributed in the boreal and tropical Asia and Africa. Up to now, five species have been reported from the mainland, and none from Taiwan ( Platnick 2004).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Corinnidae

Loc

Orthobula

Tso, I-Min, Zhu, Ming-Sheng, Zhang, Jun-Xia & Zhang, Feng 2005
2005
Loc

Orthobula

Simon 1897
1897
Loc

Orthobula impressa

Simon 1897
1897