The Arachnid Order Solifugae

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PHYLOGENY/TAXONOMY

Phylogeny of the Solifugae
Keys to FamiliesFamily Ammotrechidae
Family Ceromidae
Family Daesiidae
Family Eremobatidae
 

EREMOBATINAE
  Eremobates
      angustus
group
      aztecus
group
      lapazi
group
     pallipes
group
      palpisetulosus
group
        Eremobates affinis
        Eremobates ajoanus
        Eremobates bajadae
        Eremobates bajaensis
        Eremobates bantai
        Eremobates bixleri
        Eremobates coahuilanus
        Eremobates fagei
        Eremobates girardi
        Eremobates gracilidens
        Eremobates guenini
        Eremobates hessei
        Eremobates hystrix
        Eremobates inkopaensis
        Eremobates inyoanus
        Eremobates kastoni
        Eremobates kiseri
        Eremobates kraepelini
        Eremobates leechi
        Eremobates marathoni
        Eremobates nanus
        Eremobates nivis
        Eremobates nodularis
        Eremobates norrisi
        Eremobates otavonae
        Eremobates pallidus
        Eremobates palpisetulosus
        Eremobates papillatus
        Eremobates pimanus
        Eremobates polhemusi
        Eremobates purpusi
        Eremobates pyriflora
        Eremobates scopulatellus
        Eremobates scopulatus
        Eremobates spissus
        Eremobates tejonus
        Eremobates texanus
        Eremobates titschacki
        Eremobates tuberculatus
        Eremobates vicinus
        Eremobates villosus
        Eremobates williamsi
      scaber
group
      vallis
group

  Eremocosta
  Eremorhax
  Eremothera
  Horribates

THEROBATINAE
  Chanbria
  Eremochelis
 
Hemerotrecha

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Family Galeodidae
Family Gylippidae
Family Hexisopodidae
Family Karschiidae
Family Melanoblossidae
Family Mummuciidae
Family RhagodidaeFamily Solpugidae
Catalog of the Solifugae

 

 
nodularis series

Diagnosis:  Muma and Brookhart (1988) recognized this series as including those members of the palpisetulosus group having the following characteristics: Males without a palpal scopula; dorsal process of fixed cheliceral finger a low elongate ridge occupying about 40% of finger length in both dorsal and lateral view; fondal notch barely one-half the width of base of fixed cheliceral finger (finger width/notch width mean = 1.41) and much deeper than wide (fondal notch length/width mean = 1.78); no definitive anterior tooth on movable cheliceral finger; males and females both with basal intermediate tooth of movable cheliceral finger located on anterior margin of the principal tooth; mesal tooth absent. Females with opercula typical of palpisetulosus species group, about 1.5 times wider than long, with the opercular notch occupying more than 30% of the opercular area. The vulvular opening is transverse, wide, and lies at or just caudad of, half the longitudinal length of the opercular notch.

Distribution: United States: southern Arizona, southern California, southem New Mexico, southwestern Texas.

Included species: Muma and Brookhart (1988) reported that there are three known species of this series, including Eremobates nodularis and two previously described species from Mexico, which they did not identify. They also indicated that there was another, possibly two, undescribed species of the series from the Mexican State of Coahuila.

 


 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
   

 



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