Ancylometes riparius (♀) Höfer & Brescovit, 2000

distribution

Known only from the type locality in the central Amazon near Manaus, Brazil.

description male

not known

description female

(Holotype deposited at INPA):
Coloration as typical for genus. Epigyne nearly quadratic, median plate very broad anteriorly, its shape regularly triangular with long, narrow projection. Lateral plates anteriorly covered by median plate. Epigynal openings at anterior-lateral edge, copulatory ducts long, only slightly curved.
Chelicerae with 3 promarginal and 4 retromarginal teeth.
Measurements: Total length 21.2. Prosoma 11.3 long, 9.0 wide. Clypeus 0.7. Eye diameters and interdistances: AME 0.56, ALE 0.42, PME 0.52, PLE 0.54; AME-AME 0.3, AME-ALE 0.3, PME-PME 0.2, PME-PLE 0.64, ALE-PLE 0.28, AME-PME 0.22, MOQ length 1.34, front width 1.3, back width 1.34.
Epigyne: 3.7 long, 3.7 wide.
Legs: I-femur 8.7/ patella 4.5/ tibia 7.5/ metatarsus 6.3/ tarsus 3.0/ total 30.0; II- 8.1/ 4.4/ 6.8/ 6.4/ 2.7/ 28.4; III- 7.4/ 4.0/ 6.0/ 6.5/ 2.4/ 26.3; IV- 9.2/ 4.5/ 7.8/ 9.8/ 3.5/ 34.8.
Leg spination: femora I p2, d1-1-1; II p1-1, d1-1-1; III p1-1-1-1, d1-1-1, r1-1-1-1; IV p1-1-1-1, d1-1-1, r2; tibiae I p1, v2-2-2-2; II p1-1, v2-2-2-2-2; III-IV p1-1, r1-1, v2-2-2; metatarsi I-II p1, r1, v2-2-1; III p1-1-2, r1-1-2, v2-2-2; IV p1-1-1-1, r1-1-1, v2-2-2; tarsi III v2-2-(1); IV v2-2.

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
female epigyne, scale bar 0.1 mm
female epigyne, scale bar 0.1 mm
vulva, dorsal scale bar 1 mm
vulva, dorsal scale bar 1 mm