Eremochelis fuscellus Muma 1989
1989: 22-23, figs 28-31; Brookhart
Brookhart, 2006: 316.
California: San Bernardino County - Newberry, 7 August 1971 (David E. Bixler),
2 males (holotype and paratype), 1 female (allotype).
Deposited in DPI.
1989: 22-23, figs
(3 specimens) Total length, 20.0 to 26.5 mm.
Chelicerae 0.60-0.70 mm 0.30-0.30 mm.
Propeltidium 0.30-0.40 0.40-0.50
4th legs 24.0-28.0
Color in alcohol pale to dusty, and
rusty yellow sparsely marked with purplish brown as follows: eye
tubercle dark; propeltidium pale to dusty yellow throughout;
mesopeltidum, metapeltidium, and abdominal tergites, pleurites, and
sternites seemingly an unmarked combination of dusty and rusty yellow;
chelicerae, palpi, and legs a pale to distinct rusty with only palpal
tarsi and distal ends of metatarsi lightly dusky.
Structure similar to ivei and medialis with
specific differences as shown in measurements and ratios, figure 28 of
chelicerae, and figure 29 of abdominal ctenidia. No distinct mesal
tooth on movable cheliceral finger, fondal teeth graded in size I, II,
III, IV for both rows, and two denticules in fondal notch; ECCS shown at
140x. An elongate scopula of 30-40 papillae in palpal metatarsus
which is 3 times length of tarsus.
Total length, 24.0 mm.
Chelicerae 0.70 mm
4th legs 25.5
Coloration and markings of allotype
very similar to holotype.
Structure similar to other species of
group as shown by measurements and ratios, figure 30 of chelicerae, and
figure 31 of opercula. Opercula structure is most similar to iviei
Arizona: Maricopa County - 3 mi S of Wickenburg, 15 August 1976 (T.
Kingsley), 1 male (paratype). Retained in Muma's personal collection.