Patrera anchicaya, Martínez & Brescovit & Villarreal & Oliveira, 2021

Martínez, Leonel, Brescovit, Antonio D., Villarreal, Eduardo & Oliveira, Luiz Fernando M., 2021, An update of morphological and distributional data of the genus Patrera Simon (Araneae: Anyphaenidae: Anyphaeninae) with the description of twenty-five new species from Colombia, Zootaxa 4914 (1), pp. 1-64 : 11-13

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Patrera anchicaya

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Patrera anchicaya new species

Figures 4A–G View FIGURE 4 ; 31 View FIGURE 31

Type material. Male from Centro Anchicayá (3°32′0″N; 76°52′3″W), 680m, Rio Anchicayá , Valle del Cauca, Cali, Colombia, no data, W. Eberhard leg. ( MCZ). Paratypes GoogleMaps : female same data as holotype ( MCZ) GoogleMaps .

Etymology. The specific epithet is a noun in apposition taken from type locality at the River Anchicayá.

Diagnosis. Males of Patrera anchicaya n. sp., resemble those of P. fulvastra by their elongated cymbium, prominent, strong subtegular projection and embolus with modified base and filiform the rest of its extension (see Brescovit 1997: 146 figs 46–50), but can be distinguished by having a additional projection (no denticles) on anterior side of the embolus base, a small and conical dorsal projection on palpal tibia, and short and wide retrolateral tibial apophysis (longer and thinner in P. fulvastra ) ( Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4 C–E). Females resemble those of P. fulvastra , by their anteriorly elongated hood and posteromedially situated spermathecae ( Brescovit 1997: 146–147, figs 51–52), but can be distinguished by thinner atrium and thinner lateral borders, extending to anterior region of the hood (wider in P. fulvastra ), and larger spermathecae (smaller in P. fulvastra ) ( Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4 F–G).

Description. Male (Holotype, MCZ). Carapace and legs pale yellow ( Fig. 4A View FIGURE 4 ). Abdomen dorsally gray; ventrally cream. Labium and endites yellowish. Sternum yellowish ( Fig. 4A View FIGURE 4 ). Chelicerae light orange Total length 6.7, carapace length 3.0, width 2.32. Clypeus height 0.1. Eye diameters and interdistances: AME 0.06, ALE 0.14, PME 0.10, PLE 0.04; AME–AME 0.02, AME–ALE 0.02, PME–PME 0.10, PME–PLE 0.04, ALE–PLE 0.02. Chelicerae 1.1 long, four promarginal teeth, five retromarginal denticles. Leg measurements: leg I—femur 3.9/ patella 1.3/ tibia 4.23/ metatarsus 3.42/ tarsus 1.7/ total 12.35; II—3.8/ 1.2/ 3.9/ 3.4/ 1.63/ 13.93; III—2.5/ 1.0/ 2.1/ 2.7/ 1.0/ 9.3; IV—3.83/ 1.09/ 3.5/ 4.3/ 1.39/ 14.11. Leg spination: II—tibia v2-2-2, p1-1-1, r0-1-1; III—tibia, p0-1-1, r0-1-1. Abdomen: length 3.1, epigastric furrow 1.0 from tracheal spiracle, spiracle, spiracle 1.9 from base of spinnerets. Palp: retrolateral tibial apophysis short, apically narrow; cymbium longer than tibia; subtegulum longer than wide with apically subrounded distal projection; tegulum longer than wide; median apophysis long and hook-shaped, medially situated; embolus long, apically filiform with wide and projected base provided with two projections and basally inserted on the tegulum ( Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4 C–E).

Female (Paratype, MCZ). Coloration as in the male except abdomen which is dorsally light gray ( Fig. 4B View FIGURE 4 ). Total length 8.0, carapace length 3.6, width 2.62. Clypeus height 0.12. Eye diameters and interdistances: AME 0.10, ALE 0.16, PME 0.14, PLE 0.16; AME–AME 0.02, AME–ALE 0.04, PME–PME 0.14, PME–PLE 0.10, ALE–PLE 0.04. Chelicerae 1.6 long, four promarginal teeth, five retromarginal denticles. Leg measurements: leg I—femur 4.1/ patella 1.33/ tibia 4.22/ metatarsus 3.3/ tarsus 1.8/ total 14.75; II—4.1/ 1.2/ 3.95/ 3.3/ 1.75/ 14.3; III—3.1/ 1.1/ 2.2/ 2.9/ 1.0/ 10.39; I—4.2/ 1.12/ 3.72/ 4.5/ 1.5/ 15.04. Leg spination: I—tibia p1-1-0, r1-1-0, metatarsus v2-0-0, p1-0-0, r1-0-0; II—tibia p1-1-0, r1-1-0, metatarsus v2-0-0, p1-0-0, r1-0-0; III—tibia p0-1-1, r0-1-1; IV—tibia p0-1-1, r0- 1-1. Abdomen: length 4.7, epigastric furrow 1.3 from tracheal spiracle, spiracle 2.1 from base of spinnerets. Epigynum: hood triangular and elongated in the anterior side; lateral borders sclerotized, parallel, long, thin and apically straight; atrial cavities long and narrow; internally with copulatory ducts long and thin; seminal receptacles small, posteriorly situated on the spermathecae; spermathecae large, rounded and posteromedially positioned; fertilization ducts shorter than spermathecae length ( Fig. 4 View FIGURE 4 F–G).

Distribution. Only known the Valle del Cauca department ( Fig. 31 View FIGURE 31 ).


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