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Hottentotta zagrosensis Kovařík, 1997

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Iran (Kovařík, 1997a: 41), Koozestan, Chahrmahal&Bakhtiyari, Kohgiluyeh&Boyreahmad and Fars provinces.(Navidpour at al.,2008a,2008d, 2012, Pirali-Kheirabadi et al 2009 

Male holotype 102 mm long, female allotype 103 mm long. Trichobothrium db on the fixed finger of pedipalp located between trichobothria et and est. Male with slightly longer and narrower metasomal segments, width of pedipalp chela same in both sexes. Pectinal teeth number 34–36 in males, 27–33 in females. Nearly entire body hirsute, pedipalps, dorsal surface of mesosoma, legs, lateral and ventral surfaces of metasomal segments, and vesicle densely hirsute. The hairs on patella of pedipalps are long. Color black except reddish brown chela of pedipalps; sometimes ends of first and second tarsomeres yellow, coxa and trochanter on ventral side of mesosoma marbled, and pectens yellowish brown . Femur of pedipalps with 5 carinae and a row of granules in middle part of internal surface. Ventral surfaces of femur and patella smooth to glossy. Patella with 8 carinae. Chela lacks carinae. Movable fingers of pedipalps with 16 rows of granules and 5 terminal granules. Seventh metasomal segment with 4 well marked ventral carinae. First and second metasomal segments with 10 carinae; third segment with 8 or 10 carinae; fourth segment with 8 carinae; fifth segment with 5 carinae, 3 ventral (1 median, 2 lateral) and 2 dorsal, smooth and sometimes indistinct. Dorsal surface smooth and glossy, fifth segment bears 2 short, inconspicuous carinae. First metasomal segment of female may be wider than long, in male is always longer than wide. Second metasomal segment always longer than wide. Second to fourth metasomal segment width ratio less than 1.1.



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