Ancylometes pantanal (♀) Höfer & Brescovit, 2000

distribution

Known only from the type locality in the Pantanal region of Brazil.

description male

not known

description female

(Holotype deposited at IBSP 19482):
Coloration as typical for genus, except for prosoma with narrow white paramedian bands and abdomen dorsally with small white spots and laterally with white stripes.
Epigyne wider than long. Median plate medianly very broad, anteriorly with spoon-like projection and narrowing strongly to posterior margin. Lateral plates anteriorly covered by median plate. Due to lateral extension of median plate copulatory ducts open laterally and describe a right-angled turn. Spermathecae relatively small.
Chelicerae with 3 promarginal and 4 retromarginal teeth.
Measurements: Total length 19.8. Prosoma 9.0 long, 7.2 wide. Clypeus 1.0. Eye diameters and interdistances: AME 0.44, ALE 0.34, PME 0.56, PLE 0.56; AME-AME 0.16, AME-ALE 0.32, PME-PME 0.20, PME-PLE 0.52, ALE-PLE 0.22, AME-PME 0.20, MOQ length 1.2, front width 1.04, back width 1.26. Epigyne: 4.4 long, 5.2 wide.
Legs: I-femur 8.1/ patella 3.9/ tibia 7.3/ metatarsus 6.0/ tarsus 2.8/ total 28.1; II- 7.9/ 3.8/ 6.4/ 6.1/ 2.8/ 27.0; III- 7.4/ 3.2/ 5.8/ 6.5/ 2.8/ 25.7; IV- 9.2/ 4.0/ 8.4/ 11.2/ 4.0/ 36.8.
Leg spination: femora I-II p1-1-1, r1-1-1, d1-1-1; III p1-1-1-1, r1-1-1-1, d1-1-1; IV p1-1-1, r1-1, d1-1-1; tibiae I-II p1-1, v2-2-2; III-IV p1-1, r1-1, v2-2-2; metatarsi I-II p1-1, r1, v2-2-1; III-IV p1-1-2, r1-1-2, v2-2-2; tarsi III v1; IV v1-1-1 or v2-1-2.

references

Höfer H., Brescovit AD. (2000):
A revision of the Neotropical spider genus Ancylometes Bertkau (Araneae: Pisauridae). Insect Systematics & Evolution. 31: 323-360
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