Glenognatha camisea, Cabra-García & Brescovit, 2016

Jimmy Cabra-García & Antonio D. Brescovit, 2016, Revision and phylogenetic analysis of the orb-weaving spider genus Glenognatha Simon, 1887 (Araneae, Tetragnathidae), Zootaxa 4069 (1), pp. 1-183: 97-100

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Glenognatha camisea

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Glenognatha camisea  new species

( Figs. 77–79View FIGURE 77View FIGURE 78View FIGURE 79, 133View FIGURE 133)

Types. Male holotype from Río Camisea , La Convención, Cusco, Peru, 11º47´9.8´´S, 72º42´5.3´´W, elev. 474m, iii –iv.1997, S. Córdoba leg., deposited in MUSM 0505885GoogleMaps  ; Paratypes: 1♂, same data as the holotype, deposited in MUSM 0504913GoogleMaps  ; 1♂ from Río Camisea , Cashiari, La Convención, Cusco, Peru, 11º51´51.3´´S, 72º46´45.6´´W, elev. 579m, v –vi.1997, S. Córdoba leg., deposited in MUSM 0 504905.GoogleMaps 

Etymology. The species epithet is a noun in apposition taken from the type locality. Diagnosis. Males of G. camisea  can be distinguished from all other Glenognatha  species by slender distal portion of the paracymbium ( Figs. 78HView FIGURE 78, 79CView FIGURE 79).

Male (holotype). Habitus as in Figures 77 A –DView FIGURE 77. Carapace pale brown, darker on sides and along furrows, with a median lighter patch. Sternum brown, with darker bands towards the median region. Abdomen oval, dorsally with two dusky longitudinal bands on sides and one median posterior band that divides into two lateral bands that join medially in the posterior region. Silver guanine spots scattered in lighter dorsal regions and on lateral surfaces. Venter with a pale black median band and two lighter lateral bands. Legs yellow-brownish with distal parts of segments darker. Total length 1.62. Cephalothorax 0.80 long, 0.62 wide, 0.45 high. Abdomen 0.97 long, 0.80 wide, 0.82 high. Sternum 0.40 long, 0.45 wide. Eye diameters and interdistances: AME 0.08. ALE 0.07. PME 0.07. PLE 0.06. AME-AME 0.06, AME-ALE 0.04, PME-PME 0.04, PME-PLE 0.05, ALE-PLE 0.01. Clypeus height 1.17. Chelicerae with the same coloration of the cephalothorax. Three promarginal and four retromarginal teeth ( Figs. 77E –GView FIGURE 77). Anterior tooth well-developed ( Fig. 77E, GView FIGURE 77). Leg measurements: I: femur 1.02, patella 0.25, tibia 1.75, metatarsus 0.80, tarsus 0.57, total 3.72; II: 0.90, 0.25, 0.90, 0.81, 0.52, 3.38; III: 0.62, 0.20, 0.45, 0.52, 0.35, 2.15; IV: 0.85, 0.20, 0.71, 0.67, 0.42, 2.86. Metatarsus IV with one trichobothrium. DTS 0.10. DTE 0.36. Epiandrous fusules as in Figure 79DView FIGURE 79. Palp as in Figures 78E –HView FIGURE 78. Paracymbium distal portion slender ( Figs. 78HView FIGURE 78, 79CView FIGURE 79).

Female. Unknown.

Variation. Male total length 1.62–1.75 (N = 6; average 1.66), cephalothorax length 0.75–0.85 (N = 6; average 0.79), femur I length 0.97–1.25 (N = 6; average 1.08).

Distribution. Known from Cusco state in Peru ( Fig. 133View FIGURE 133).

Material examined (N = 3). PERU: Cusco: La Convención, Río Camisea , 11º47´9.8´´S, 72º42´5.3´´W, elev. 474m, S. Córdoba leg., 1♂ ( MUSM 0504917)GoogleMaps  ;

La Convención, Echarate, C. N. Timpia, 12º6´S, 72º49´W, elev. 730m, 25–31.i.2010, E. Razúri & C. Espinoza leg., 1♂ (MUSM 0500942); La Convención, 12º19´21.26´´S, 73º2´44.08´´W, elev. 792m, 23.iv.2007, W. Paredes leg., 1♂ (MUSM 0504903).


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