Opiliones Wiki

Checklist of Tocantins Opiliones

2,816pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share
MNRJ 18966 Roquettea taurina holotipo TAQUA LOW RES
Roquettea taurina Ferreira and Kury, 2010, species endemic from Tocantins State, image by AB Kury.




South America

Opilio diversity

11 species

Tocantins is a State of northern Brazil, whose opilionofauna is only poorly known. A checklist has been published recently [1], and a few isolated species of Cosmetidae [2] and Stygnidae [3] have been described.

Tocantinenses species of OpilionesEdit

Relevant referencesEdit

  1. Kury, A.B., Chagas-Jr, A., Giupponi, A.P.L. & Pérez-G, A. (2010) Amblypygi, Opiliones, Schizomida, Scorpiones and Chilopoda, Tocantins, Brazil. Check List, 6(4), 564–571.
  2. Ferreira, C.P. & Kury, A.B. (2010) A review of Roquettea, with description of three new Brazilian species and notes on Gryne (Opiliones, Cosmetidae, Discosomaticinae). Zoological Science, Tokyo, 27, 697–708.
  3. Bragagnolo, C. (2013) Two new species of Protimesius from northern Brazil (Opiliones: Laniatores: Stygnidae). Zootaxa, 3620(2), 283–292.

Ad blocker interference detected!

Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.