Conothele sidiechongensis X.Xu, C.Xu & Liu, 2017
- GBIF Backbone Taxonomy
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- Xu, X., Xu, C., Liu, F. X., Zhang, Z. T., Li, D. Q. Four new species of the trapdoor spider genus Conothele Thorell, 1878 from mainland China and Laos (Araneae, Ctenizidae). ZooKeys 643: 63-74. (2017).
- Conothele sidiechongensis
Diagnosis. Female genitalia of Conothele sidiechongensis sp. n. resembles to Conothele taiwanensis (Tso, Haupt & Zhu, 2003), but can be distinguished from the latter by more or less upwards oriented bowl-shape lobes and stalk bent in zigzag pattern distally (Fig. 3 E). Figure 3. A General somatic morphology of Conothele sidiechongensis Xu, Xu & Liu, sp. n. (female, C-YN- 005) B chelicerae, labium, coxae of palp and sternum, ventral view C left leg III, prolateral view D spinnerets, ventral view E female genitalia, dorsal view. Scale bars: A-D 1 mm, E 0.5 mm.
Etymology. ' Sidiechong' refers to the type locality of the holotype specimen of this species.
Holotype. Female (C-YN- 005), Sidiechong, Mojiang County, Yunnan Province, China, 23.420 ° N, 101.676 ° E, 5 August 2013, collected by D. Li, F. X. Liu and X. Xu.
Paratypes. One female (C-YN- 003) collected at Baka Village, Menglun Town, Mengla City, Xishuangbanna, Yunnan Province, China, 21.968 ° N, 101.210 ° E, 13 July 2013, collected by F. X. Liu and X. Xu. One female (C-Laos- 001), Oudomxay Province, Laos PDR, 27 July 2013, collected by D. Li, F. X. Liu and X. Xu. No male found.