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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

Genus Chanbria Muma 1951



Undescribed Chanbria sp. from Baja California, Mexico.
Photo by Warren Savary.


 


 

Genus Chanbria Muma 1951

Chanbria Muma, 1951: 96Adobe PDF icon; Muma, 1962: 27-28Adobe PDF icon; Muma, 1970a: 36Adobe PDF icon; Muma, 1976: 20; Muma, 1989: 18.

Diagnosis:  Small-  to moderate-sized psammophilic Therobatinae.  Males with fixed finger curved upwards and lacking mesal groove.  Flagellum complex consisting almost entirely of plumose setae that tend to be flattened or clavate near the tip of the finger.  Males without ctenidia on first post-spiracular abdominal sternite.  Genital opercula of females lobate posteriorly, with the spermathecal opening behind them.  Fondal teeth I and II of ectal row reduced or lacking (especially in females); tooth III larger than tooth IV.  Mesal row of fondal teeth graded I, III, II, IV in order of descending size. 

Type species:  Chanbria regalis Muma, 1951, by original designation.
 
Distribution:  NORTH AMERICA.  Mexico: Baja California Norte, Sonora; UNITED STATES:
Arizona, California, Nevada.
 
Included species:  Chanbria rectus Muma, 1962; Chanbria regalis Muma, 1951; Chanbria serpentinus Muma, 1951; Chanbria tehachapianus Muma, 1962.

Key to species:

  1. Fixed finger bent mesially from dorsal view (fig. 1), bearing aborted teeth on ventral margin.......................................................................2
    Fixed finger straight from dorsal view (fig. 2), ventral margin with or without aborted teeth.........................................................................3

  2. Metatarsus of palpus with a scopula (fig. 3).......Chanbria regalis Muma
    Metatarsus of palpus without a scopula...Chanbria tehachapianus Muma

  3. Fixed finger lacking aborted teeth on ventral margin (Fig. 4)..................
    .................................................................Chanbria serpentinus Muma
    Fixed finger with one aborted tooth and several denticles on ventral margin (Fig.5)...................................................Chanbria rectus Muma



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
   
 



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