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A New Species of the Genus Otacilia Thorell, 1897 (Araneae: Phrurolithidae) from Southern China

A New Species of the Genus Otacilia Thorell, 1897 (Araneae: Phrurolithidae) from Southern China

Keke Liu, Yuanhao Ying, Yuxin Xiao, Jing Yan, Mengzhen Zhang and Yonghong Xiao*

College of Life Science, Jinggangshan University, Ji’an 343009, Jiangxi, P.R. China

*      Corresponding author: yonghongxiao01@126.com

Fig. 1.

Otacilia dadongshanica sp. nov., male holotype. A, Habitus, dorsal view; B, Same, ventral view; C, Palp, prolateral view; D, Same, ventral view; E, Same, retrolateral view; F, Same, dorsal view. Scale bars: A and B, 0.5 mm; C–F, 0.1 mm. Abbreviations: DTA, dorsal tibial apophysis; E, embolus; FE, femoral extension; RTA, retrolateral tibial apophysis; SA, subterminal apophysis; SD, sperm duct; SS, subapical spine; TA, terminal apophysis.

Fig. 2.

Otacilia dadongshanica sp. nov., female paratype (Phu-13-2). A, Habitus, dorsal view; B, Same, ventral view; C, Epigyne, ventral view, black arrows showing the slerotized depressed area; D, Vulva, dorsal view. Scale bars: A and B, 0.5 mm; C and D, 0.1 mm. Abbreviations: CO, copulatory opening; CT, connecting tube; FD , fertilization ducts; GA, glandular appendage; MP, median plate; MS, membranous sac; PP, posterior plate; SP, spermathecae.

Fig. 3.

SEM micrographs of Otacilia dadongshanica sp. nov., male holotype. A, Chelicera, frontal view, white arrows showing the promarginal teeth; B, Same, posterior view, white arrows showing the retromarginal teeth; C, Palp, retroventral view; D, Same, detail of embolus, subterminal apophysis and terminal apophysis; E, same, retrolateral view; F, Same, detail of embolus, subterminal apophysis and terminal apophysis; G, Same, dorsolateral view, detail of retrolateral tibial apophysis. Abbreviations: E, embolus; FE, femoral extension; RTA, retrolateral tibial apophysis; SA, terminal apophysis; SS, subapical spine; TA, terminal apophysis.

Fig. 4.

Otacilia dadongshanica sp. nov., male holotype and female paratype (Phu-13-2). A, Palp, ventral view; B, Same, retrolateral view; C, Same, dorsal view; D, Epigyne, ventral view. E, Vulva, dorsal view. Abbreviations: CO, copulatory opening; CT, connecting tube; E, embolus; FD, fertilization ducts; FE, femoral extension; GA, glandular appendage; MP, median plate; MS, membranous sac; PP, posterior plate; RTA, retrolateral tibial apophysis; SA, subterminal apophysis; SP, spermathecae; SS, subapical spine; TA, terminal apophysis. Scale bars: 0.1 mm.

Fig. 5.

Collection locality of Otacilia dadongshanica sp. nov. from Jiangxi Province, China.

Fig. 5

 Collection locality of Otacilia dadongshanica sp. nov. from Jiangxi Province, China.

 

Pakistan Journal of Zoology

August

Vol. 53, Iss. 4, Pages 1201-1601

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