Female: First hysterosomal tergite C tripartite, with 2 lateral and 1 median lobes (Fig. 4). Femur I and genu I each with 5 setae (Fig. 7).
Other diagnostic characters
Female: With a pair of stigmata and associated tracheae anterolaterally on prodorsum and with a pair of capitate bothridial setae sc1 (Fig. 3). Peritremes absent. Opisthosoma usually with a longitudinal series of 4 dorsal overlapping plates (tergites). Tarsus I with single claw (Fig. 7). Tarsi II-III with stalked, smooth empodium, flanked by paired claws (Fig. 2). Legs IV with separate femur and genu (Fig. 2), with total of 5-12 setae on tibia and tarsus. Trochanters of legs I-IV each with a seta (Fig. 2). Trochanter IV quadrangular, slightly longer than wide, different in form from subtriangular trochanter III (Fig. 2). Female pharynx large, muscular, not divided into muscular sections. Prodorsum not covered posteriorly by tergite C (Fig. 4). Prodorsum with 3 pairs of filiform setae (v1, v2, sc2) (Fig. 3). Prodorsum with anterior pair of vertical setae (v1) inserted posterior to stigmata (Fig 3). Coxisternal (=coxal) plates I-II together with 6 pairs of setae (1a, b, c, 2a, b, c).