Eremochelis oregonensis Brookhart
and Cushing 2002
Eremochelis oregonensis Brookhart and Cushing, 2002:
95-96, figs 39-43;
Brookhart and Brookhart, 2006: 317.
Lake County - Valley Falls, 26 May 1999 (Opler & Buckman), 1 male
Deposited in Denver Museum of Nature and Science.
Brookhart and Cushing, 2002: 95-96, figs 39-43:
total length 14, chelicera length 3.3, chelicera width 1.3, propeltidum
length 1.8, propeltidium width 2.3, palpal length 14, first leg length 7,
fourth leg length 16. Ratios: A/CP 7.3, CL/CW 2.5, FL/FW 0.7, WFF/FW
1.0, CW/WFF 4.2.
Overall color in alcohol dusky
yellow, abdominal tergites darker. Propeltidium dark to dusky with a thin
pale oval stripe in middle (Fig. 39). Palpus (Fig. 40) and leg I dusky
purple on femur, tibia, metatarsus, and tarsus. Legs II, III, and IV dusky
purple on femur, tibia, metatarus and apical half of tarsus. Malleoli white.
Fixed finger straight most of the length, curved down slightly at the tip.
Ventral edge minutely undulate ending in a shallow trough apically.
Mesoventral groove shallow, extending about one half the length of FF on the
ventral edge. Movable finger with a single large PT and a small depression
anteriorly. No AT or IT. Apical one third with shallow trough on dorsal
edge. MST absent. Fondal notch a semicircle rising into the ventral edge of
the FF. Fondal teeth graded I, II, III, IV ectally and mesally (Figs. 41 &
42). Flagellum complex typical of branchi group with dorsal bristles
tubular, medial bristle flattened plumose, ventral series thin, plumose. No
papillae on palpal scopae. Two short, thin ctenidia found on posterior
margin of 4th abdominal segment (Fig. 43).