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Annotated catalogue of the Laniatores of the New World: (Arachnida, Opiliones)
Amendments are made to inconsistencies, mistakes and omissions in the catalogue of American Laniatores by Kury (2003). Discrepancies between dates given in Kury (2003) and Neave’s Nomenclator and theExpand
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A multilocus approach to harvestman (Arachnida: Opiliones) phylogeny with emphasis on biogeography and the systematics of Laniatores
The internal phylogeny of the arachnid order Opiliones is investigated by including molecular data from five molecular markers for ca. 140 species totalling 43 families of Opiliones. The phylogeneticExpand
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The prickly blade mapped: establishing homologies and a chaetotaxy for macrosetae of penis ventral plate in Gonyleptoidea (Arachnida, Opiliones, Laniatores)
For the first time a hypothesis of homology is proposed for the macrosetae which compose the armature of the distal truncus penis of the Gonyleptoidea. Previous attempts to name them in theExpand
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Order Opiliones Sundevall, 1833. In : Zhang, Z.-Q. (Ed.) Animal Biodiversity: An Outline of Higher-level Classification and Survey of Taxonomic Richness (Addenda 2013)
The taxonomy of harvestmen is progressing at a fast pace. Many of the figures given in the previous outline Kury (2011) have changed in this short space of two years. The total number of validExpand
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Why does the Tricommatinae position bounce so much within Laniatores? A cladistic analysis, with description of a new family of Gonyleptoidea (Opiliones, Laniatores)
The first cladistic analysis of the Tricommatinae is presented here based on a matrix with 88 terminals and 117 characters. The subfamily, hitherto with 28 genera and 53 species, is not recovered asExpand
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A Review of Roquettea, with Description of Three New Brazilian Species and Notes on Gryne (Opiliones, Cosmetidae, Discosomaticinae)
The genua Roquettea Mello-Leitão, hitherto monotypic and known from Brazilian state of Pará, is rediagnosed, the type species, Roquettea singularis is redescribed, including a report on two maleExpand
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PHYLOGENETIC ANALYSIS OF SANTINEZIA WITH DESCRIPTION OF FIVE NEW SPECIES (OPILIONES, LANIATORES, CRANAIDAE)
Abstract The taxonomic status of all species of Santinezia Roewer 1923 is defined, and a catalogue is provided. Santinezia lucifer, S. gracilis, S. onorei (all from Ecuador), S. furva (from ColombiaExpand
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Two new species of Heterophrynus Pocock, 1894 from Colombia with distribution notes and a new synonymy (Arachnida: Amblypygi: Phrynidae).
The genus Heterophrynus is for the first time recorded from Transandean areas. Heterophrynus boterorum sp. nov. and Heterophrynus silviae sp. nov. are described respectively from Tolima and Valle delExpand
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Characterization of Platymessa with redescription of the type species and a new generic synonymy (Arachnida, Opiliones, Cosmetidae).
The genus Platymessa was originally described by Mello-Leitão and diagnosed following the Roewerian system. It originally included two species from the Colombian Andes. Subsequently, a third speciesExpand
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The false Cranainae of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest (Opiliones Gonyleptidae)
Pseudotrogulus Roewer 1932, described from Amazonia as a cranaine Gonyleptidae, is newly reported from the Brazilian Atlantic Forest, where it is represented by the type species, P. telluris andExpand
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