Patrera danielae, 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: 16-18

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Patrera danielae

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Patrera danielae   new species

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Type material. Male holotype and female paratype from Reserva Natural La Popa (4°40′32.96″N; 75°39′40.28″W), 1800-2100m, Filandia, Quindío, Colombia, 19.IV.1998, M. Quijano leg. (ICN-Ar-9665, ICN-Ar-9666) GoogleMaps   . Paratypes: two females from Hacienda Bremen , Bosque Nativo (4°41′54.8″N; 75°36′10.4″W), 1800m, Filandia, Quindío, Colombia, C. Leal leg. ( MPUJ _ ENT 0047584, 0047585) GoogleMaps   .

Other material examined. COLOMBIA, Risaralda: Santuario de Flora & Fauna Otún Quimbaya, Vereda La Suiza, Corregimiento La Florida , [Pereira], Quebrada Palo Blanco (4°43′40.08″N; 75°34′48.36″W), 1800m, ♁1, ♀ 1, VI–VII.2005, A. Sabogal leg. (ICN-Ar-10614) GoogleMaps   ; Caldas: Pensilvania (5°23′2.4″N; 75°9′40.2″W), ♁1, 10.X.2003, A. Sánchez leg. ( IBSP 215053 View Materials ) GoogleMaps   .

Etymology. The specific epithet is a patronym in honor of Daniela ‘Dani’ Martinez, who has greatly contributed to the taxonomic studies of Neotropical Diplopods of the family Platyrhacidae   .

Diagnosis. Males of Patrera danielae   n. sp. can be recognized from those of the remaining species of the genus by the presence of strong macrosetae on apex of the cymbium and a long, laminar, and wide retrolateral tibial apophysis ( Fig. 7 View FIGURE 7 C–E). Females resemble those of P. chucurui   n. sp. by their large, anterioly situated spermathecae and very long fertilization ducts, but can be distinguished by larger spermathecae and tongue shaped hood (reduced in P. chucurui   ), and short and enlarged lateral borders ( Fig. 7 View FIGURE 7 F–G).

Description. Male (Holotype, ICN-Ar-9665). Carapace brownish, darker in the cephalic region ( Fig. 7A View FIGURE 7 ). Chelicerae dark brown. Labium and endites brown. Sternum yellowish. Legs yellow, darkest from tibiae to tarsi. Abdomen dorsally grayish; ventrally yellow. Spinnerets yellow ( Fig. 7A View FIGURE 7 ). Total length 7.78, carapace length 3.57, width 2.88, high 0.97. Clypeus height 0.17. Eye diameters and interdistances:AME 0.13, ALE 0.22, PME 0.19, PLE 0.15; AME–AME 0.26, AME–ALE 0.36, PME–PME 0.5, PME–PLE 0.49, ALE–PLE 0.45. Chelicerae 1.56 long, four promarginal teeth, five retromarginal denticles. Leg measurements: leg I—femur 3.48/ patella 1.3/ tibia 3.45/ metatarsus 2.93/ tarsus 1.41/ total 12.57; II—3.32/ 1.03/ 1.98/ 2.68/ 1.03/ 10.04; III—2.41/ 1.15/ 1.82/ 2.32/ 1.04/ 8.74; IV—3.5/ 1.2/ 2.9/ 3.72/ 1.27/ 12.59. Leg spination: I—metatarsus p1-1-0, r1-1-0; II—metatarsus v2-2-0, p1-1- 0, r1-1-0; III—tibia d1-0-0, metatarsus d0-1-0, p 1-1-2, r1-1-2; IV—tibia d1-0-0, p1-1-0, r1-1-0, metatarsus p1-2-2, r1-1-2. Abdomen: length 4.2, epigastric furrow 1.23 from tracheal spiracle, spiracle 1.51 from base of spinnerets. Palp: retrolateral tibial apophysis large, apically rounded and ventrally projected; cymbium longer than tibia with strong macrosetae on the apex; subtegulum longer than wide with flattened and apically subrounded distal projection; tegulum longer than wide; median apophysis very short, curved, apically situated; embolus long, thin with narrow base, apically filiform, basally inserted on the tegulum ( Fig. 7 View FIGURE 7 C–E).

Female (Paratype, MPUJ_ENT 0047584). Coloration as in the male, excepting the abdomen which is covered by black setae and several dark patches on dorsal side; ventrally darker than male ( Fig. 7B View FIGURE 7 ). Legs yellow, with tibiae-tarsi darkest. Total length 9.33, carapace length 3.63, width 2.78, high 1.66. Clypeus height 0.20. Eye diameters and interdistances: AME 0.12, ALE 0.17, PME 0.18, PLE 0.18; AME–AME 0.34, AME–ALE 0.41, PME–PME 0.59, PME–PLE 0.54, ALE–PLE 0.4. Chelicerae 1.75 long, four promarginal teeth, five retromarginal denticles. Leg measurements: leg I—femur 2.97/ patella 1.47/ tibia 3.38/ metatarsus 2.32/ tarsus 1.28/ total 11.42; II—2.97/ 1.34/ 3.15/ 2.25/ 1.26/ 10.97; III—2.45/ 1.11/ 2.01/ 2.38/ 1.0/ 8.95; IV —3.32/ 1.31/ 2.93/ 3.3/ 1.22/ 12.08. Leg spination: I—tibia p0, r0, metatarsus v2-0-0, p0, r0; II—tibia p0, r0, metatarsus v2-0-0, p0, r0; III—tibia d1-0-1, p0-1-1, r0-1-1, metatarsus p1-2-2, r1-1-2; IV—metatarsus d0-1-0, p1-1-2, r1-1-2. Abdomen: length 5.45, epigastric furrow 1.95 from tracheal spiracle, spiracle 2.17 from base of spinnerets. Epigynum: hood toungue-shaped and posteriorly elongated; lateral borders weakly sclerotized, oblique, thin and apically rounded; atrium subtrianguar and long; internally with copulatory ducts long, thin and coiled; seminal receptacles small, posteriorly situated on the copulatory ducts; spermathecae large with long basal extensions and anteriorly positioned; fertilization ducts longer than spermathecae length ( Fig. 7 View FIGURE 7 F–G).

Variation. Males (n=3): total length: 7.7–8.75; carapace length: 3.57–4.17; femur I length: 3.44–3.68. Females (n=4): total length: 8.29–10.12; carapace length: 3.63–4.08; femur I length: 2.95–3.37.

Distribution. Known from Caldas, Quindío and Risaralda departments, Colombia ( Fig. 31 View FIGURE 31 ).