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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 noonani Muma 1989


Eremochelis noonani
Muma, 1989: 29, figs 43-44; Brookhart and Brookhart, 2006: 318
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HOLOTYPE: United States. California: San Bernardino County - Miller Canyon, in a bait trap, 10 May 1964 to 16 June 1964 (G. R. Noonan), 1 male (holotype).  Deposited in American Museum of Natural History.

Original description
Muma, 1989: 29, figs 43-44:

male holotype:  Total length 22.0 mm.

                             LENGTH             WIDTH
Chelicerae         5.0 mm                 2.3 mm.
Propeltidium    2.3                         3.9
Palpi                   18.0                       CL/CW=2.17           
Leg 1                   14.0                       PW/PL=1.70
Leg 4                   24.0                       A/CP=1.67
                                                             CP=7.3


        Coloration in alcohol somewhat faded and overlaid with fine dust or dirt but apparently dusky yellow marked with purplish brown as follows: eye tubercle dark; propeltidium dark on anterior and lateral margins; mesopeltidium, metapeltidium, and abdominal tergites uniformly dusky; abdominal pleura slightly dusky; venter pale; chelicerae pale; palpi and legs slightly dusky on all segments except the coxae; malleoli pale.
       Structure typical of other males of group but specifically different as indicated in measurements and ratios, figure 43 of cheliceral profile, and figure 44 of ctendia.  No distinct mesal tooth and both rows of fondal tooth graded I, II, III, IV. Palpal metatarsus 3.1 times length of tarsus.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
   
 



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