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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 tanneri Muma 1989

Eremochelis tanneri Muma, 1989: 24-25, figs 36-37; Brookhart and Brookhart, 2006: 317.

HOLOTYPE: United States. Utah: Tecoma Range, Copper Mtns, near Lucin, Utah, 1928 (Vasco Tanner), 1 male.  Deposited in the collection of Brigham Young University. 

Original description
Muma, 1989: 24-25, figs 36-37:

male holotype: Total length, 20.0 mm.

                            LENGTH         WIDTH
Chelicerae         5.2 mm             2.1 mm.
Propeltidium    2.2                     3.9
Palpi                   15.0                   CL/CW=2.48
1st legs               12.0                   PW/PL=1.77              
4th legs              20.0                   A/CP=6.35
                                                        CP=7.4 


        Coloration in alcohol pale yellow with dusky purplish markings as follows: eye tubercle dusky; propeltidium faintly dusky along poster margin; palpus faintly dusky on apical end of femur and all of tibia, metatarsus, and tarsus; other structures paler.
         Structure similar to branchi as indicated by measurements and ratios, as shown in figure 36 of chelicerae, and figure 37 of opercula.  No mesal tooth on movable cheliceral finger and only 2 trace ctenidia on first post-stigmatic abdominal sternite.  Otherwise setation similar to other females of group.  Both rows of fondal teeth graded I, III, II, IV in size.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
   
 



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