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Synotaxus Simon Figures 295-298

Carapace slightly flattened, eyes overhanging clypeus. Chelicerae small, probably with one or two teeth on the anterior margin. none posterior. Legs very long, first femur 1.5 times length of body. Abdomen with a long extension beyond spinnerets (Fig. 295). Colulus large. Uniformly white in color]

Palpus with paracymbium absent; median apophysis very small; conductor may be absent. Haematodocha may attach bulb to dorsum of alveolus of eymbium rather than to proximal end. Palpal patella of male has a spur (Fig. 298).

Separated from Argyrodes by palpal patellar spur, and by unmodified eye region of male.

Only four species known, from South America.


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