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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 saltoni Muma 1989

Eremochelis saltoni Muma, 1989: 24, figs. 34-35; Brookhart and Brookhart, 2006: 317.

HOLOTYPE: United States. California: Imperial County - 10 mi. S of Salton Sea, 30 September 1967 (J. Bigelow, S. Goradenski, and M. A. Cazier), 1 female.  Deposited in the California Academy of Sciences. 

Original description
Muma, 1989: 24, figs. 34-35:

FEmale holotype: Total length, 24.0 mm.

                            LENGTH         WIDTH
Chelicerae         6.1 mm             2.3 mm.
Propeltidium    2.6                     3.9
Palpi                   18.0                   CL/CW=2.65              
1st legs               14.0                   PW/PL=1.50              
4th legs              25.0                   A/CP=6.55
                                                        CP=8.7 


        Coloration in alcohol very pale yellow but similar to branchi and ivei.
        Structure similar to branchi.  There is a distinct mesal tooth on movable finger, but no intermediate tooth behind principal tooth of fixed cheliceral finger.  Cheliceral pattern shown in figure 34.  Opercula in figure 35.  Six widely spaced tiny trace ctenidia on first post-spiracular abdominal sternite.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
   
 



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