Four species, recorded only from Ohio, were undoubtedly imported with shipments to the state and are excluded from our five-state list (see Appendix II): Heteropoda
venatoria Linnaeus, Cupiennius coccineus F.
Within the Sparassidae, 36 species out of 1,009 (< 4%) had been previously cytogenetically analyzed; male diploid chromosome numbers range from 21 to 44; female diploid chromosome number is only known for four species: Heteropoda venatoria (Linnaeus 1767) (2n = 44); Pediana regina (L.
In other genera, besides Polybetes, there seems to be karyotypic conservation as in Heteropoda (n = 19 + [X.
A study on the chromosomes of a spider, Heteropoda venatoria, with special reference to X1-, X2- and X3- chromosomes.
Keywords: Sparassidae, Heteropoda, taxonomy, new species, Borneo
The sparassid subfamily Heteropodinae includes eight genera, of which Heteropoda Latreille 1804 is by far the most diverse with about 190 nominal species (Jager 2002).
In 1998 Satie Airame and Petra Sierwald observed and collected specimens of an unidentified Heteropoda species in a lowland rainforest on Borneo (Malaysia, Sabah).
Two Heteropoda species have been described previously from Borneo: H.
Family Sparassidae Bertkau 1872 Genus Heteropoda Latreille 1804 Heteropoda natans new species (Figs.
6[degrees]03'N, 116[degrees]42'E, along river, 600m, Heteropoda male, P.