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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 medialis (Muma 1951)

Therobates medialis Muma, 1951: 90, figs 154-156Adobe PDF icon.
Eremochelis medialis
(Muma): Muma, 1970a: 32; Muma, 1976: 19; Brookhart and Brookhart, 2006: 316-317
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HOLOTYPE: United States. California: [No further data], 1 male (holotype).  Deposited in University of Utah.

Original description
Muma, 1951: 85-86, figs 142-150 (as Therobates medialis):

male holotype:  Total length, 22.0 mm. 

                            LENGTH             WIDTH
Chelicerae         7.1 mm                 2.9 mm.
Propeltidium    2.6                         4.0
Palpi                   26.0                       -       
1st legs               20.0                       -
4th legs               32.0                      -


        Coloration in alcohol somewhat faded but apparently same as Therobates branchi, new species.
         Structure similar to that of branchi except the mesoventral groove of the fixed finger extends posteriorly only to the tip of the first fondal tooth, the fixed finger is weakly sinuate ventrally, there is no scopula on metatarsus of the palpus, and the propeltidium is wider than long by a ratio of 1 to 1.5.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
   
 



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