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  Specimen preparation and condition. Female collected at night, wandering, prepared in same manner as male holotype. Genital plate removed, cleared in trypsin, stored in microvial with specimen. General coloration. Carapace, legs, chelicerae, strong brown 7.5YR 4/6. Abdomen brown dorsally 7.5YR 4/3, distinct mottled chevron marking pattern (Fig. 257). Cephalothorax. Carapace 5.25 long, 4.55 wide, lightly hirsute with fine black setae; generally smooth surface, pars cephalica moderately elevated. Fringe lacks setae. Foveal groove deep, slightly procurved. Eye group slightly elevated on low mound. AER slightly procurved, PER slightly recurved. PME-AME subequal diameter. Sternum widest at coxae II/III, moderately setose, STRl 3.16, STRw 2.64. Three pairs of sternal sigilla anterior pairs small in size, oval, marginal; posterior pair large, oval, mesially positioned but not continuous. Chelicerae anterior tooth row comprising 6 teeth with posterior margin denticle patch. Palpal endites with 37 cuspules concentrated at the inner (promargin) posterior heel; labium with 4 cuspules, LBw 1.07, LBl 0.60. Rastellum consists of 8 very stout spines not positioned on mound, one spine offset prolaterally; fringe of short spines along distal promargin extending upward from rastellum. Abdomen. Moderately setose. PLS all 3 segments with spigots. Terminal segment 1/2 length of medial segment, 2 enlarged spigots visible at tip. PMS single segment, with spigots, short with rounded terminus. Legs. Anterior two pairs noticeably more slender than posterior pairs. Leg I 11.46 long. Tarsus I with 15 trichobothria arranged in three staggered rows. Legs I, II with moderately heavy scopulae on tarsus, metatarsus; light scopulae on distal aspect tarsus legs III, IV. PTLs 12, TBs 4. Rudimentary preening comb on retrolateral distal surface, tarsus-metatarsus joint, of metatarsus III, IV. Spermathecae. 2 simple spermathecal bulbs with elongate curved stalk; basal extension small (Fig. 258).


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