Muma, 1962: 24-25, figs 30-32.
(Muma): Muma, 1970a: 36; Muma, 1976: 20; Brookhart and Brookhart, 2006:
Arizona: Yuma County - Welton, [date?] (Gene Lorance), 1 male (holotype).
Deposited in the American Museum of Natural History.
Muma, 1962: 24-25,
figs 30-32 (as Therobates rothi):
Total length, 12.0 mm.
Chelicerae 2.6 mm 1.5 mm.
4th legs 18.0
Color in alcohol somewhat faded but apparently nearly identical with
that of T. andreasana except abdominal tergites dark. Malleoli
apparently with dark margins..
Dentition of chelicerae as shown in figures
30 and 31. Movable finger with principal tooth large, one tiny
intermediate tooth just in front of principal tooth, anterior tooth
missing, two low ridges near attenuated apex of finger that overlap,
forming a dorsal groove and a mesial shallow cup, and mesial tooth
missing. Fondal notch U-shaped, somewhat wider than base offixed finger
and lacking denticules. Fixed finger lightly sinuate and gradually
tapering from base to tip.
Groove of fixed finger an indistinct
mesoventral hollow not extending to base of finger. Flagellum complex
with apical bristles of dorsal tubular series enlarged and flattened and
those of mesial plumose series slightly enlarged but not distinctly
flattened. Mesial setae of movable finger not distinctly plumose.
Eye tubercle located on anterior margin of
propeltidium, with eyes separated by slightly more than one diameter.
Propeltidium wider than long by a ratio of 1 to 1.3.
Metatarsus, tarsus, and tibia of palpus
sparsely provided with large cylinder bristles below and short fine ones
above, as well as usual long hairs and series of slender spines.
Metatarsus of palpus with scopula and about four times as long as
First post-spiracular abdominal sternite
provided with two long, bladelike ctenidia extending beyond posterior
margin of second successive segment (fig. 32).