Ancylometes japura (♀) Höfer & Brescovit, 2000


distribution

Known only from the type locality Rio Japurá, Amazonas, Brazil.

description male

not known

description female

(Holotype deposited at IBSP 2930):
Coloration as typical for genus. Chelicerae with 3 promarginal and 4 retromarginal teeth.
Median plate of epigyne of typical bike-saddle form and bearing large broad projection. Lateral plates broad and only anteriorly covered by median plate. Spermathecae wide apart, copulatory ducts broad and straight, touching medianly, entering spermathecae ventrally.
Measurements: Total length 32.2. Prosoma 17.1 long, 13.6 wide. Clypeus 0.94. Eye diameters and interdistances: AME 0.66, ALE 0.4, PME 0.72, PLE 0.78; AME-AME 0.36, AME-ALE 0.68, PME-PME 0.36, PME-PLE 0.8, ALE-PLE 0.32, AME-PME 0.4, MOQ length 1.86, front width 1.6, back width 1.84. Epigyne: 4.3 long, 3.6 wide.
Legs: I-femur 14.2/ patella 6.4/ tibia 11.1/ metatarsus 10.4/ tarsus 5.1/ total 47.2; II- 13.0/ 6.8/ 10.7/ 9.6/ 5.0/ 45.1; III- 11.4/ 6.1/ 9.6/ 10.2/ 4.6/ 41.9; IV- 14.3/ 7.2/ 12.5/ 14.0/ 5.2/ 53.2.
Leg spination: femora I p1-1, d1-1-1, r1-1-1; II p1-1-2, d1-1-1, r1-1-1; III-IV p1-1-1, d1-1-1, r1-1-1; tibiae I-II v2-2-2-2; III-IV v2-2-2, p1-1, r1-1; metatarsi I-II v2-2-1, p1, r1; III v2-2-2, p1-2-2, r1-2-2; IV v2-1-2-2, p2-1-1-1, r1-1-1-1; tarsi III v2-1-2-2; IV v2-1-2-2-2-2.

references

Höfer H., Brescovit AD. (2000):
A revision of the Neotropical spider genus Ancylometes Bertkau (Araneae: Pisauridae). Insect Systematics & Evolution. 31: 323-360
epigyne, ventral scale bar 1 mm
epigyne, ventral scale bar 1 mm
vulva, dorsal scale bar 1 mm
vulva, dorsal scale bar 1 mm