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Orthochirus varius

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DIAGNOSIS:

Fourth and fifth metasomal segments ventrally without carinae and shallowly punctuate (punctation absent in some males). Spaces among punctae smooth, without granules. Entire metasoma glabrous (short, thin setae issue from punctae). Dorsal surface of all metasomal segments smooth, without granules and with lateral granulated carinae. Mesosoma and metasoma brownish or greenish black, telson reddish brown, femur and most of patella of legs and pedipalps greenish gray to black, tibiae yellow to greenish gray or dark brown. Movable fingers of pedipalps bear 7–9 rows of granules with internal and external granules and 2 distal granules. Tarsomere I of first to third legs with 1–6 variably long bristles which may or may not form bristlecombs.

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