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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 morrisi (Muma 1951)

Therobates morrisi Muma, 1951: 90-92, figs 162-164Adobe PDF icon.
Eremochelis morrisi (Muma): Muma, 1970a: 32; Muma, 1976: 19; Muma, 1989: 30, fig. 45; Brookhart and Brookhart, 2006: 318
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HOLOTYPE: United States. California: Los Angeles County - San Dimas Canyon, 1 mile north of San Dimas Park, 6 August 1947 (G. D. Morris), 1 male (holotype).  Deposited in American Museum of Natural History.

Original description
Muma, 1951: 90-92, figs 162-164 (as Therobates morrisi):

male holotype:  Total length, 13.0 mm. 

                            LENGTH             WIDTH
Chelicerae         4.1 mm                 2.1 mm.
Propeltidium    2.6                         3.5
Palpi                   11.0                        -       
1st legs               9.0                          -
4th legs               15.0                       -


        Coloration in alcohol somewhat faded but apparently same as T. branchi, new species, except the propeltidium is nearly uniformly dusky and the legs are dusky on all segments.
         Structure similar to that of T. cameronensis, new species, except the movable finger is new species, except the movable finger is fixed finger is nearly straight, the mesal groove of the fixed finger does not extend to the base of the fixed finger, the fondal notch is distinct, there are about 40 papillae in the scopula of the palpus, and there are only two heavy ctenidia on the first post-spiracular stemite of the abdomen.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
   
 



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