Tonton quiteria Passanha, Cizauskas & Brescovit, 2019
- GBIF Backbone Taxonomy
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- Passanha, V., Cizauskas, I., Brescovit, A. D. A new genus of Micromygalinae (Araneae, Microstigmatidae) from Brazil, with transfer of Masteria emboaba Pedroso, Baptista & Bertani, 2015 and description of six new species. ZooKeys 814: 1-32. (2019).
- Tonton quiteria
Diagnosis. Males of Tonton quiteria sp. n. resemble those of other species by the piriform palpal bulb, but differ by the embolus basis wide and tapering to the apex (Fig. 11 C); they are close to those of T. ipiau sp. n. by the wide basis of embolus (Fig. 10 C), differing by the embolus apex truncate with corrugations (Fig. 11 D). Females differ from the other species by the spermathecae with short and thickened lobes (Fig. 11 E). Figure 11. Tonton quiteria sp. n., (male and female, Santa Quiteria do Maranhao, Maranhao, IBSP 198550, male, IBSP 198545, female), A eyes, dorsal view B serrula, lateral view C bulb, prolateral view D embolous tip E female genitalia F bulb, retrolateral view. Scale bars: 50 μm (A); 30 μm (B); 100 μm (C); 10 μm (D); 100 μm (E, F).
Etymology. The specific epithet is a noun taken in apposition and refers to the type locality.
Other material examined. BRAZIL. Maranhao: Santa Quiteria do Maranhao (3 ° 29 ' 49 " S, 42 ° 34 ' 16 " W), 1 ♂, XII. 1999 (IBSP 198547); 1 ♂, XII. 1999 (IBSP 198548); 1 ♂, XII. 1999 (IBSP 198549); 1 ♂, XII. 1999 (IBSP 198550; MEV); all collected by M. Mendonca.