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PHYLOGENY/TAXONOMY

Phylogeny of the Solifugae
Keys to FamiliesFamily Ammotrechidae
Family Ceromidae
Family Daesiidae
Family Eremobatidae
 


 

 

 

 

Family Galeodidae
Family Gylippidae
Family Hexisopodidae
Family Karschiidae
Family Melanoblossidae
Family Mummuciidae
Family RhagodidaeFamily Solpugidae
Catalog of the Solifugae

 

 


 


 

Eremochelis acrilobatus  (Muma 1962)

Therobates acrilobatus Muma, 1962: 10-11, fig. 8Adobe PDF icon.
Eremochelis acrilobatus
(Muma): Muma, 1970a: 32-33; Muma, 1976: 19; Brookhart and Brookhart, 2006: 317
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HOLOTYPE: United States. California: San Bernardino County - Quail Springs, Joshua Tree National Monument, 12 April 1950 (W. F. Barr), 1 female (holotype).  Deposited in the American Museum of Natural History.

Original description
Muma, Muma, 1962: 10-11, fig. 8 (as Therobates acrilobatus):

female holotype: Total length, 16.0 mm.

                            LENGTH         WIDTH
Chelicerae         4.5 mm             1.7 mm
Propeltidium    2.0                     3.0
Palpi                   13.0                   -              
1st legs               10.0                   -
4th legs              16.0                   -


       Color in alcohol very similar to that of light examples of T. bilobatus.  Markings on chelicerae and propeltidium very faint, almost indistinquishable. Those on palpi and legs light but distinct.
       Dentition of chelicerae considerably worn but similar to that of T. bilobatus except there is a serration in front of anterior tooth of movable finger, two intermediate teeth between medial and anterior teeth of fixed finger, and both rows of fondal teeth graded I, III, II, IV in size.
       Structure similar to T. bilobatus except there are no distinguishable ctenidia on first post-spiracular abdominal segment.
       Opercula of genital segment as shown in figure 8.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
   
 



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