bechteli Muma, 1989: 23-24, figs 32-33; Brookhart and Brookhart, 2006:
Nevada: Mineral County - Whiskey Flat, 11 July 1979
(R. D. Bechtel, and R. L. Bradley), 1 male.
Deposited in the Florida State Collection of Arthropods.
23-24, figs 32-33:
Total length, 18.0 mm.
4th legs 25.0
in alcohol pale yellow with dusky purplish markings as follows:
eye tubercle dark; propeltidium dusky on anterior third except for a
pale median ovate area and a small pale ovate area on each side of eye
tubercle; anterior arci each with a dark comma shaped mark;
mesopeltidium and metapeltidium with similar comma shaped marks;
abdominal terigites bordered with dark bars and spots; abdominal
pleurites and sternites pale yellow to grey; palpi and legs essentially
pale yellow except for a slight darkening at segmental unions; leg 4
dusky distally on femora, and dorsally and laterally on tibiae and
metatarsi; venter pale; and malleoli pale.
Structure similar to other males of group as shown in measurements and
ratios, figure 32 of chelicerae, figure 33 of ctenidia, and a narrow
line-like palpal scopula of 15 to 20 papillae. Fondal teeth graded
in size I, III, II, IV ectally and I, III, II, IV mesally. Mesal
tooth of movable cheliceral finger indistinct. Spine-like setae
occur on femora, tibiae, and metatarsi of palpi.