New systematic assignments in Gonyleptoidea (Arachnida, Opiliones, Laniatores)

  title={New systematic assignments in Gonyleptoidea (Arachnida, Opiliones, Laniatores)},
  author={R. Pinto-da-Rocha and A. R. Benedetti and Eduardo Gomes de Vasconcelos and M. R. Hara},
  pages={25 - 68}
  • R. Pinto-da-Rocha, A. R. Benedetti, +1 author M. R. Hara
  • Published 2012
  • Biology, Medicine
  • ZooKeys
  • Abstract As part of an ongoing revision of the family Gonyleptidae, we have identified many species that are synonyms of previously described species or misplaced in this family. This article summarizes these findings, adding previously unavailable information or correcting imprecise observations to justify the presented taxonomic changes. The following new familial or subfamilial assignments are proposed: Nemastygnus Roewer, 1929 and Taulisa Roewer, 1956 are transferred to Agoristenidae… CONTINUE READING
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