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Paratype male:Color:light orange-brown; sternum pale yellow; chelicerae light orange-brown, dusky marking anteromedially continuing half the length of the chelicerae; maxillae pale yellow, lighter distally; labium pale yellow; abdomen dorsally yellow-grey, medial lanceolate stripe, slightly faded, some chevrons, white anteriorly and medially, extending laterally, festoon present; ventrally pale yellow, no markings; legs yellowish-brown, faint annulations present, dark lines on anterolateral faces of legs. Carapace: 0.87 times longer than broad; fovea longitudinal, broad, very shallow. Eyes: AER slightly recurved; PER recurved; PME larger than AME, PLE largest, ALE smallest; eye diameters, AME 0.20, ALE 0.05, PME 0.28, PLE 0.33; interdistances AME-PME 0.05, PME-ALE 0.15, ALE-PLE 0.20. PME-PME 0.98. ALE-ALE 1.68; ocular quadrangle AME-AME 0.38, PLE-PLE 1.73; clypeus 0.10 high. Mouthparts:chelicerae with stout setae medially and anteriorly; maxillae longer than broad, with tuft of conspicuous setae distally; labium distally rounded. Sternum:1.33 times longer than broad, posteriorly indented. Legs:scopulae present on distal end of all 4 tarsi; tarsi I-IV with strong claw tufts; pr claw per foot slightly toothed; spination: leg I, Fm pr 1–1–1, d 1–1–1, rl 1–1–1; Ti d 1–1–0, pr 1–0–1, rl 1–0–1, v 2–2–2; leg II, Fm pr 1–1–1, d 1–1–1, rl 1–1–1. Abdomen:with terminal setal tufts. Pedipalp:Fm, spination d 0–1–4; cymbium oval in ventral view, angled posterolaterally; conductor arising anteromedially, pointed laterally, curving laterally around edge of cymbium; embolus short, arising from round base at 7 o'clock, directed anteriorly, not curving, bladelike, terminating at 10 o'clock; MA bifid, both branches rounded distally, arising at 3 o'clock, directed ventrally; RTA reaching cymbium in ventral view, with two branches, ventral branch bifid, truncate terminally, lateral branch curved slightly ventrally, quadrangular, truncate distally (Figs 159–160).Dimensions:Total length 8.10. Carapace length 3.55, width 4.08. Sternum length 2.00, width 1.50. Abdomen length 4.55, width 2.83. Pedipalp: Fm 1.00, Pt 0.25, Ti 0.50, Ta 1.00, total 2.75. Leg I: Fm 5.25, Pt 1.65, Ti 4.75. Leg II: Fm 5.50, Pt 1.75, Ti 5.50, Mt 5.75, Ta 2.00, total 20.50. Leg III: Fm 5.75, Pt 1.75. Leg IV: Missing.  Holotype female:Color: carapace brownish-orange with lots of white setae in the cephalic region; sternum orange-brown; chelicerae orange-brown, lighter medially; maxillae light orange-brown, lightening distally; labium orange-brown; abdomen orange-brown to grey, median lanceolate stripe, duskier on edges, festoon present; ventrally grey to cream colored; legs yellow-brown, darkening distally. Carapace: 0.88 times longer than broad; fovea longitudinal, broad, shallow. Eyes: AER nearly straight; PER slightly recurved; PME larger than AME, PLE largest, ALE smallest; eye diameters, AME 0.20, ALE 0.15, PME 0.30, PLE 0.35; interdistances AME-PME 0.10, PME-ALE 0.20, ALE-PLE 0.45. PME-PME 0.60, ALE-ALE 1.50; ocular quadrangle AME-AME 0.40, PLE-PLE 1.85; clypeus 0.08 high. Mouthparts: chelicerae with stout setae medially andanteriorly; maxillae longer than broad, with a tuft of conspicuous setae distally; labium distally rounded. Sternum 1.33 times longer than broad, posteriorly indented. Legs: leg I missing; scopulae present on tarsi; tarsi I-IV with strong claw tufts; spination: leg II, Fm pr 1–1–0, d 1–1–1, rl 0–1–1; Ti v 2–2–2; Mt v 2–2; leg III, Fm pr 1–0–0, d 1–1–1, rl 0; Ti v 2–2–0; Mt v 2–0; leg IV, Fm pr 1–0–0, d 1–1–1, rl 0–0–1; Ti v 1–1; Mt v 2–1. Abdomen: with terminal setal tufts. Pedipalp: claw with 6 teeth. Epigyne: central depression, mostly u-shaped, slightly angular laterally, lateral lobes distinct, genital openings located at posterior margin of median depression, epigynal pockets present; internally, ducts heavily sclerotized, small oval to round spermathecae located laterally, fertilization ducts located posterolaterally, directed laterally, small posterodorsal fold present (Figs 157–158).Dimensions:Total length 8.50. Carapace length 3.50, width 4.00. Sternum length 2.00, width, 1.50. Abdomen length 5.00, width 4.00. Pedipalp: Fm 1.20, Pt 1.00, Ti 1.00, Ta 1.20, total 4.40. Leg I: missing. Leg II: Fm 5.00, Pt 1.50, Ti 4.00, Mt 3.25, Ta 1.50, total 15.25. Leg III: Fm 5.00, Pt 1.00, Ti 3.00, Mt 3.00, Ta 1.75, total 13.75. Leg IV: Fm 5.00, Pt 1.50, Ti 3.25, Mt 3.50, Ta 1.50, total 14.75.

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