Mysmenopsis otonga Dupérré & Tapia, 2015

Dupérré, Nadine & Tapia, Elicio, 2020, Megadiverse Ecuador: a review of Mysmenopsis (Araneae, Mysmenidae) of Ecuador, with the description of twenty-one new kleptoparasitic spider species, Zootaxa 4761 (1), pp. 1-81 : 69

publication ID

https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4761.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:DDBF3F67-D2E0-4176-B19C-D7319E0500D6

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.3809804

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/9A2087C1-FF90-953B-3BAF-FC0C522CFAC4

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Plazi

scientific name

Mysmenopsis otonga Dupérré & Tapia, 2015
status

 

Mysmenopsis otonga Dupérré & Tapia, 2015

Figs 216–221 View FIGURES 216–221 , 232 View FIGURES 230–233 , map 1 (inverse red triangle).

Material examined. Ecuador: Cotopaxi Province: 4.5 km desde el desvio de la carretera Sigchos to Las Pampas hacia San Pablo de Ahuila (-00.52379 -78.94207) 2318m, 15 Mar. 2019, 3♂ 10♀, ex: Dipluridae , Linothele sp. web, E. Tapia ( ZMH-A0001882 ) GoogleMaps .

Distribution. Ecuador, Cotopaxi Province.

Natural history. The specimens were collected in a Linothele sp. web in an evergreen mountain forest of the western Andes (BsMn03) ( Aguirre, Toasa & Gálvez, 2013). M. otonga is found between 2225–2318m in the Andean ecoregion of Ecuador. The same web contained a female Faiditus sp. ( Theridiidae ).

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Araneae

Family

Mysmenidae

Genus

Mysmenopsis