Oedignatha scrobiculata, Thorell, 1881

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

publication ID

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

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.6265787

persistent identifier

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scientific name

Oedignatha scrobiculata
status

 

Oedignatha scrobiculata Thorell 1881

(new record from Taiwan)

( Figs. 1-3 View Figs. 1 - 3 )

Oedignatha scrobiculata Thorell 1881 , p. 209; Deeleman- Reinliold 2001, p. 267, figs. 348-356.

Oedignatha decorata Simon 1897a , p. 13.

Phrurolithus ulopatulisus Barrion & Litsinger 1995 , p. 174, figs. lOOa-i, lOla-e.

Diagnosis. This species is similar to Oedignatha jocquei Deeleman-Reinhold 2001 ( Deeleman-Reinhold 2001: 268, figs. 357-361), but can be distinguished from the latter by: ventral projection of tibial apophysis of male palp thumblike, retrolateral projection bifid, tegular apophysis narrow and clawlike ( Figs. 2-3 View Figs. 1 - 3 ); spermatheca simple and oval.

Male. Total length 4.77: cephalothorax 2.30 long, 1.53 wide; abdomen 2.61 long, 1.44 wide. Carapace black, with numerous round punctuations ( Fig. 1 View Figs. 1 - 3 ). Both eye rows procurved. AME larger than other eyes. Sternum covered with spaced conical elevations. Abdomen blackish brown, dorsum with 3 pairs of browny yellow spots at posterior half part and a few dark stripes. Abdomen with dorsal scutum, and ventral epigastric and postgenital scuta. Leg formula: 1 4 2 3, Tibial apophysis of palp with a thumb-shaped ventral projection and a bifid retrolateral projection, embolus long and filiform, conductor massive, tegular apophysis clawlike ( Figs. 2-3 View Figs. 1 - 3 ).

Female. See descriptions of Deeleman-Reinhold (2001, p. 267, figs. 355-356).

Material examined. 1 male, Keng-Ting National Park , Pingtung County, Taiwan, March 2000, collected by Y. L. Hsieh ( NMNS - THU -Ar -01-0196 ) .

Distribution. Taiwan (Pingtung County), India to Philippines.

NMNS

Taiwan [Republic of China], Taichung, National Museum of Natural Science

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Liocranidae

Genus

Oedignatha