arenicola Haradon 1984
arenicola arenicola ►Haradon 1984a: 214, fig. 11, 15-16, 21-22,
25-28, 37, 39; Sissom & Henson 1998: 241, 246; Sissom 2000:509.
Paruroctonus arenicola arenicola
Haradon - Holotype
male (adult) from U.S.A., Nevada, Nye
County, Amargosa Desert, 0.8 miles N California and Nevada border, along
State Rt. 29, 12 August 1974(R. M. Haradon, W. E. Savary). Depository: California Academy
of Sciences (CAS),
Type No. 15055.
See Paruroctonus arenicola
and "NOTES" below.
AMERICA. UNITED STATES:
Amargosa Desert in Nevada.
NEVADA: Nye County - Amargosa Desert, 0.8 mi. N California-Nevada
border, along State Rt. 29, 12 August 1974 ( R. M. Haradon, W. .E. Savary),
28 males, 10 females (includes allotype) (CAS).
(1984a) diagnosed the nominate form of this species as a "subspecies of P.
arenicola differentiated by: basitarsus III with mrs seta present (Figs.
27-28); dorsal metasomasl setae usually 1,2,2-3,3-4; pedipalp fingers adult
slightly darker than palm" and noted that it differs from Paruroctonus
arenicola nudipes in all three characters.
In regards to variation
within the subspecies, he noted:."Of 37 intact specimens, 35 (94.6%) had the
diagnostic mrs seta present on both basitarsi III, and two (5.4%) had the
mrs seta on one basitarsus only. Distribution of the dorsal metasomal
seta counts is given in Table 2. Distribution of the pectinal tooth
counts is given in Table 1. Pedipalpal primary denticles in rows 1-5 total
on fixed Finger 25-33 (30.00 -+ 1.90, n = 30), movable Finger 35-46 (39.87
-+ 2.08, = 31). Adult carapace lengths, male 4.8-6.1 nun, females 5.5-6.4