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Caddella
MCZ127629 Caddella sp lateral
Caddella sp., from Groh & Giribet, 2014.

Suborder

Dyspnoi

Superfamily

Acropsopilionoidea

Family

Acropsopilionidae


Caddella Hirst, 1925 is a genus of Dyspnoi with 7 species and subspecies from South Africa.

SynonymyEdit

  • Caddella Hirst 1925: 1276 [type species: Caddella capensis Hirst, 1925, by monotypy].
  • Oonopsopilio Lawrence 1931: 470 [junior subjective synonym of Caddella Hirst, 1925 by Lawrence (1934); type species: Oonopsopilio africanus Lawrence, 1931, by monotypy].

EtymologyEdit

Caddella from pre-existing genus Caddo + Latin suffix –ella. Gender feminine. Oonopsopilio from Greek oon (egg) + ops (eye) + pre-existing genus Opilio. Gender masculine.

PlacementEdit

Caddella and Oonopsopilio originally in Acropsopilionidae.

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