Dendroicius hotaruae, Lin & Li, 2020

Lin, Yejie & Li, Shuqiang, 2020, Two new genera and eight new species of jumping spiders (Araneae, Salticidae) from Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China, ZooKeys 952, pp. 95-128: 95

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.952.51849

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/72556AE0-B460-402A-99B9-BA4795328B5E

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scientific name

Dendroicius hotaruae
status

sp. nov.

Dendroicius hotaruae   sp. nov. Figures 3 View Figure 3 , 4 View Figure 4

Type material.

Holotype ♂( IZCAS-Ar40390), China: Yunnan: Xishuangbanna, Mengla County, Menglun Township, XTBG, Leprosy Village, 21.8986N, 101.2683E, elevation ca 550 m, 27.IX.2017, Zilong Bai leg. Paratypes 1♂4♀( IZCAS-Ar40391-Ar40395), same data as holotype.

Etymology.

The species is named after Ms. Hotaru Amamiya, who helped us greatly with this research; noun (name) in genitive case.

Diagnosis.

Same as for the genus.

Description.

Male (Figs 3 View Figure 3 , 4C, D, G View Figure 4 ). Total length 3.24. Carapace 1.58 long, 1.03 wide. Abdomen 1.88 long, 1.03 wide. Clypeus 0.03 high. Eye sizes and inter-distances: AME 0.32, ALE 0.16, PLE 0.16, AERW 0.85, PERW 0.94, EFL 0.56. Legs: I 2.54 (0.82 + 1.09 + 0.33 + 0.30), II 1.89 (0.59 + 0.71 + 0.36 + 0.23), III 1.86 (0.57 + 0.61 + 0.41 + 0.27), IV 2.46 (0.77 + 0.90 + 0.48 + 0.31). Carapace dark brown, darker in eye field, almost square, covered with black setae, edge with white setal stripe originating medially, thoracic part sloping acutely. Fovea indistinct. Clypeus black, anterior margin with long setae. Chelicerae black, with one retromarginal fissident tooth with two cusps and one retromarginal tooth. Endites brown. Labium brown. Sternum colored as endites, covered with sparse setae. Leg I black, others yellow. Abdomen elongated oval, dorsum pale brown with one pair of stripes of dense white setae, darker around stripes; venter pale yellow.

Palp (Fig. 3A-F View Figure 3 ) patella dark brown, slightly wider than long, covered with setae; tibia slightly wider than long, retrolateral tibial apophysis slightly longer than wide, lateral terminal apophysis darker, serrated along edge, dorsal tibial apophysis with small, serrated mesal branch; cymbium longer than wide, slightly longer than the length of the bulb in retrolateral view; bulb longer than wide, with sperm duct extending along margin; embolus short, half as long as bulb, needle shaped; dorsal embolic apophysis small, one fifth the length of embolus; tegular sclerite sheet-like, adjacent to dorsal embolic apophysis.

Female (Fig. 4A, B, E, F, H View Figure 4 ). Total length 3.52. Carapace 1.38 long, 0.90 wide. Abdomen 2.13 long, 1.09 wide. Clypeus 0.05 high. Eye sizes and inter-distances: AME 0.28, ALE 0.16, PLE 0.09, AERW 0.79, PERW 0.88, EFL 0.62. Legs: I 1.63 (0.55 + 0.62 + 0.26 + 0.20), II 1.40 (0.46 + 0.52 + 0.24 + 0.18), III 1.55 (0.49 + 0.48 + 0.30 + 0.28), IV 2.13 (0.66 + 0.75 + 0.39 + 0.33). Appearance of abdomen and legs as in male but carapace with two pairs of white setal latero-marginal stripes from lateral sides of AME and two longitudinal stripes of white setae from AMEs along PLE to the rear margin of carapace. All legs yellow and abdomen laterally with black pattern.

Epigyne (Fig. 4A, B View Figure 4 ) wider than long, with a wide hood posteriorly; copulatory openings circular; copulatory ducts long, curved medially; accessory gland indistinct; spermathecae oval; fertilization ducts folded 90°, well-developed.

Distribution.

Known only from the type locality in Yunnan, China.