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Eugagrella barnesi

Suborder

Eupnoi

Superfamily

Phalangioidea

Family

Sclerosomatidae

Subfamily

Gagrellinae

Genus

Eugagrella

Eugagrella barnesi Roewer, 1929 is a member of the genus Eugagrella (Eupnoi:Sclerosomatidae).

TaxonomyEdit

SpecimensEdit

DiagnosisEdit

(from original description)

Length of body 4, 1st to 4th femora 10, 15, 10, 13, 1st to 4th legs 42, 75, 43, 54 mm.

Surface of carapace, scutum and free tergites of abdomen uniformly granulated; ocular tubercle wholly smooth; only 2nd area of scutum with one slender spine. Free sternites of abdomen each with a row of small granules; surface of 1st to 4th coxae very coarsely granulated, edge of small humps of marginal rows of 1st to 4th coxae straightly blunted. 1st article of the chelicerae dorsally smooth. Palps: femur, ventrally toothed, patella without an apophysis, dorsally with a few small and scattered teeth, tibia 3 times longer than broad, smooth, tarsus smooth, but ventrally with a longitudinal row of very small teeth. Legs: femora toothed, number of noduli on 1st to 4th femora 0-4-0-0.

Colour of body dorsally and ventrally and of ocular tubercle black, carapace covered thickly with white secretions around the ocular tubercle, scutum covered with some small spots of white secretions, margins of 1st to 4th coxae also covered with such secretions. Chelicerae blackish-brown, palps blackish-brown, but their tibiae in their apical halves and the entire tarsus pale yellow .

NotesEdit

  • Location: India

LiteratureEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Roewer, C.F. (1929b) On a collection of Indian Palpatores (Phalangiidae) with a revision of the continental genera and species of the sub-family Gagrellinae Thorell. Records of the Indian Museum, Calcutta, 31(2), 107–159.

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