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Cyphophthalmi
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Order

Opiliones

Suborder

Cyphophthalmi

Diversity

208 spp[1]


Cyphophthalmi is a suborder of small moss-dwelling Opiliones with more than two hundred species. From the 1990s there has been a Renaissance of their study, initiated by Gonzalo Giribet, leading to wide biogeographic studies.

SubtaxaEdit

TaxonomyEdit

Summary of the families. [1]

External linksEdit

Checklist of the Cyphophthalmi species of the World (Gonzalo Giribet) - [2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Kury, A.B. (2000 onwards) Classification of Opiliones. Museu Nacional/UFRJ website. Online at: http://www.museunacional.ufrj.br/mndi/Aracnologia/opiliones.html