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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 flavus Muma 1989

Eremochelis flavus Muma, 1989: 25, figs 38-39; Brookhart and Brookhart, 2006: 316.

HOLOTYPE: United States. California: Imperial Co. - 13 mi. W of Winterhaven, 23 May 1956 (V. Roth), 1 female.  Deposited in the American Museum of Natural History. 

Original description
Muma, 1989: 25, figs 38-39:

FEmale HOLOTYPE: Total length, 14.0 mm.

                            LENGTH         WIDTH
Chelicerae         3.9 mm             1.6 mm.
Propeltidium    1.8                     3.0
Palpi                   11.0                   CL/CW=2.43        
1st legs               8.0                     PW/PL=1.67             
4th legs              14.0                   A/CP=5.79
                                                        CP=5.7


        
Coloration in alcohol entirely pale yellow except for a slightly dusky eye tubercle.
         Structure similar to other females of group as shown by measurements and ratios, and figure 38 of cheliceral dentition.  No mesal tooth and fondal teeth graded in size III, I, II, IV for both rows.  Two widely spaced trace ctenidia on first post-spiracular abdominal sternite.  Spine-like setae on palpi long but too slender to be counted accurately.  Opercula shown in figure 39.



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
   
 



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