Muma, 1962: 25-27, figs 33-37.
(Muma): Muma, 1970a: 36; ^Muma, 1976: 20; Brookhart and Brookhart, 2006:
California: San Diego County - Pine Valley, 10 July 1953 (W. J. and J. W. Gertsch), 1 male (holotype).
Deposited in the American Museum of Natural History.
Muma, Muma, 1962:
25-27, figs 33-37 (as Therobates striodorsalis):
Total length, 12.0-13.0 mm.
4th legs 14.0-14.0
alcohol rusty yellow, with dusky purplish markings as follows: eye
tubercle dark; propeltidium, mesopeltidium, and metapeltidium dusky;
abdominal tergites dark but scarcely darker than deep purplish abdomen;
legs and tarsi dusky on apical two-thirds of femora and all of tibiae,
metatarsi, and tarsi. Malleoli light.
Dentition of chelicerae as shown in figures
33 to 35. Movable finger with principal tooth large, anterior tooth
reduced to a low pointed ridge, two intermediate teeth of which proximal
is larger, and no mesial tooth. Fixed finger evenly curved but
considerably expanded on basal half. Fondal notch U-shaped,
obscure, about one-half as wide as base of fixed finger and bearing one
minute denticle on ventral margin.
Groove of fixed finger a distinct but
shallow dorsomesial slot extending almost to base of finger. Flagellum
complex consisting of a dorsal row of flattened, faintly striated,
curved bristles, a mesial series of plumose bristles of which apical
flattened and covering basal portion of groove and a basal or ventral
series of tubular bristles. Mesial setae of movable finger plumose only
on basal quarter of articulation area.
Eye tubercle situated on anterior margin of
propeltidium. Eyes separated by about one diameter. Propeltidium wider
than long by a ratio of 1 to 1.6.
Metatarsus, tarsus, and tibia of palpus
sparsely provided with large cylinder bristles below and short fine ones
above, as well as the usual longer, slender spines. Metatarsus and
tibia also having two ventral unequal rows of short stout spines.
Metatarsus also with a ventral scopula of about 20 small papillae (fig.
First post-spiracular abdominal sternite
provided with two flattened blade-like ctenidia extending almost to
posterior margin of succeeding segment (fig. 37).
California: Riverside County - Idyllwild, 7 July 1953 (W. J. and J. W. Gertsch),
1 males (paratype) [AMNH].