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Description. Both sexes with uniform pale orange coloration (Figs 6–7), lacking any pattern. After some years in alcohol a translucent pattern appeared on the dorsal and ventral aspects of the abdomen (Fig. 6). Carapace almost as wide as long, rather high, highest point in the posterior third (Fig. 9). Clypeus low, less than ? of ALE diameter. Median eyes largest. Sternum shield-like (Fig. 10), unmodified, not touching the carapace. Female palp unmodified (Fig. 9). Male maxillae elongate (Fig. 10). Legs rather long, femora subequal to or longer than the carapace. Spines present on legs I and II. Femur I with 2 prolateral spines, tibiae I-II with 6 pairs of ventral spines, metatarsi I-II with 2 pairs of ventral spines (Fig. 9).
Palp as in Figs 1–3, 10, 20–21, relatively long, cymbium large, as long as tibia, longer than patella. Size of bulbus subequal to length of tibia+cymbium. Bulbus conical, gradually tapering, without a clear division between the bulb itself (tegulum) and the psembolus. Psembolus with fixed stylus (St), sharply turned (as if appearing to be broken) backwards-retrolaterally, tip of stylus slightly bent, without distinct barb. Psembolus rather simple, without any spines, with one thin membranous semiround lamella (La), more easily observed in dorsal view.
Female genital area lacking outgrowths, depressions or distinct pattern (Figs 4–5, 22), with short translucent longitudinal band above the epigastric furrow. Hairs in the genital area sparse, long; thick, short ciliate hairs on postepigastric scutum absent. Internal part (visible after maceration) consists of a long tube-like structure (Se, spermathecae? sensu Burger et al. 2003) associated with a transverse plate. Behind the tube-like structure in the upper third is a transverse rectangular structure (anterior wall of the spermathecae? sensu Burger et al. 2003), seemingly connected to the tube. The rectangular structure is also associated with transverse chitinized “wings”. Tracheal spiracles (Sp) are situated far from the epigastric furrow, tracheae (Tr) rather thin.
Measurements: > - Total length 1.67, carapace: 0.71 long, 0.66 wide, 0.3 high; abdomen: 0.97 long, 0.57 wide; carapace width/length ratio 0.92, carapace height/ length ratio 0.42, tibia I/carapace length ratio 0.9, femur IV/carapace length ratio 1.14. Leg I: 0.71+0.29+0.64+0.51+0.29 = 2.44, Leg IV: 0.81+0.29+0.76+0.74+0.29 = 2.89, Chelicera 0.29 high, clypeus low, less than ? of ALE diameter. + - Total length 2.43, carapace 0.79 long, 0.71 wide, 0.33 high; abdomen: 1.31 long, 0.089 wide; carapace width/length ratio 0.91, carapace height/length ratio 0.42, tibia I/carapace length ratio 1.0, femur IV/carapace length ratio 1.1. Leg I: 0.74+0.29+0.79+0.53+0.29 = 2.63, Leg IV: 0.86+0.33+0.73+0.77+0.3 = 2.99.


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