The Arachnid Order Solifugae

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PHYLOGENY/TAXONOMY

Phylogeny of the Solifugae
Keys to FamiliesFamily Ammotrechidae
 
AMMOTRECHINAE
  Ammotrecha
  Ammotrechella
  Ammotrechesta
  Ammotrechinus
  Ammotrechula
  Antillotrecha
  Campostrecha

  Dasycleobis
  Neocleobis
  Pseudocleobis
MORTOLINAE
  Mortola
NOTHOPUGINAE
  Nothopuga
OLTACOLINAE
  Oltacola
SARONOMINAE
  Branchia
  Chinchippus
  Innesa
  Procleobis
  Saronomus
INCERTAE SEDIS
  Chileotrecha
  Eutrecha
  Xenotrecha
  Happlodontus

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

Subfamily Mortolinae Mello-Leito 1938

Subfamily Mortolinae Mello Leito 1938

Mortolinae Mello-Leit„o, 1938b: 25; Muma, 1976: 28.

Diagnosis:  Maury (1976) cites the following characters for Mortolinae in his key to ammotrechid subfamilies:

 Tarsi of legs II and III each with 2 segments;
 Tarsi of leg IV each with 3 segments;
 Spines present on ventral surface of tarsi of legs II- IV;
 Tarsi of pedipalps not articulated, movable;
 Intermediate tooth present on movable cheliceral finger.

Distribution:  South America (Argentina).
 
Included genera:  Mortola Mello Leit
o 1938 (1 species)

Muma (1976) stated: "This status of this subfamily and its single genus and species is uncertain.  They are not mentioned in any publication concerning South American solpugids since its description. I t is included here questionably."

 


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
   
 



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