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Astrobunus
Astrobunus laevipes, male, Germany, Mombach, 19-06-2009
Astrobunus laevipes, male, Germany, Mombach. Photo Copyright © Axel Schönhofer [1] from Harvestmen of Europe [2].

Suborder

Eupnoi

Superfamily

Phalangioidea

Family

Sclerosomatidae

Subfamily

Sclerosomatinae

Astrobunus Thorell, 1876 is a genus of Sclerosomatinae with 12 species from Europe.

SynonymyEdit

  • Hoplites L. Koch 1869: 155 [junior homonym of Hoplites Hübner, 1816; ICZN (1955: 50) placed Astrobunus on the Official List of Generic Names in Zoology No. 878 with type Hoplites argentatus L. Koch, 1869; type species: Hoplites argentatus, by subsequent designation of Thorell (1876)].
  • Astrobunus Thorell 1876a: 466; Simon 1879b: 165; Kolosváry 1933b: 313; ICZN 1955: 50; Staręga 1976a: 93 (diagnosis); Martens 1978: 380 (diagnosis); Crawford 1992: 12 [valid replacement name for Hoplites L. Koch, 1869].
  • Roeweriolus Kolosváry, 1933:310 [type (by monotyopy) Roeweriolus hungaricus Kolosváry, 1933] (syn. Šilhavý, 1949).

Type speciesEdit

Hoplites argentatus L. Koch, 1869 by original designation and also by ICZN ruling - now Astrobunus helleri (Ausserer, 1867).

SpeciesEdit

DiagnosisEdit

LiteratureEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Koch, L. (1869) Beitrag zur Kenntniss der Arachnidenfauna Tirols. Zeitschrift des Ferdinandeums für Tirol und Vorarlberg, Innsbruck, (series 3) 14 [“1869”], 149–206.
  2. Kolosváry, G. (1933b) Über eine neue Weberknechtart: Roeweriolus hungaricus n. gen. n. sp. Zoologischer Anzeiger 102(11/12), 310-313.
  3. Šilhavý, V. (1949b) Sekáč Astrobunus meadi (Thor.) v Československé Republice [L’Opilion Astrobunus meadi (Thor.) dans La République Tchécoslovaque] (Syn. Roeweriolus slavicus + R. carpaticus). Časopis Československé Společnosti Entomologické [= Acta Societatis Entomologicae Cechosloveniae], Praha, 46(3/4), 151–155.
  4. Thorell, T.T.T. (1876a) Sopra alcuni Opilioni (Phalangidea) d'Europa e dell' Asia occidentale, con un quadro dei generi europei di quest' Ordine. Annali del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Genova, Genova, (series 1) 8, 452–508.

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