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Euzaleptus pilosus
Euzaleptus pilosus
Euzaleptus pilosus Roewer, 1929 (from Roewer, 1955)

Suborder

Eupnoi

Superfamily

Phalangioidea

Family

Sclerosomatidae

Subfamily

Gagrellinae

Genus

Euzaleptus

Euzaleptus pilosus Roewer, 1929 is a member of the genus Euzaleptus (Eupnoi:Sclerosomatidae).

TaxonomyEdit

SpecimensEdit

DiagnosisEdit

(from original description)

Male: length of body 3, 1st to 4th femora 4.5,7,3.5,5, 1st to 4th legs 18,37,19,25 mm.

Female: length of body 5, 1st to 4th femora 4,7,3.5,5, 1st to 4th legs 18,37,19,25 mm.

Surface of carapace, scutum and free tergites and sternites of abdomen and 1st to 4th coxae very finely and densely uniformly granulated and hirsute; ocular tubercle within and on each side of its longitudinal furrow and basally similarly granulated. Edge of small humps of marginal rows of 1st to 4th coxae straightly blunted. 1st article of chelicerae smooth dorsally. Palps: femur, patella and tibia all over densely and finely granulated, patella without an apophysis, tibia 3 times longer than broad, tarsus smooth, but in male with a ventral longitudinal row of small teeth. Legs: trochanters granulated like the body, femora toothed and covered with prominent hairs; number of noduli on 1st to 4th femora 0-3-0-1.

Colour of body black or blackish-brown, the two thoracic tergites, the area of scutum and free tergites of the abdomen each with one row of six whitish-yellow minute spots. Chelicerae pale yellow; palps and trochanters of the legs pale yellow, but their granules black; rest of the legs reddish-brown.

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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