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Eumesosoma roeweri

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Eumesosoma roeweri
Eumesosoma roeweri - Junction TX - Hedin
Eumesosoma roeweri (Goodnight & Goodnight, 1943)from Texas. Photo Copyright © Marshal Hedin [1].

Suborder

Eupnoi

Superfamily

Phalangioidea

Family

Sclerosomatidae

Subfamily

Leiobuninae

Genus

Eumesosoma

Eumesosoma roeweri (Goodnight & Goodnight, 1943) is the type species (by original designation) of the genus Eumesosoma, (Eupnoi, Sclerosomatidae).

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NotesEdit

  • Location: Central USA
  • There is a lot of confusion in the literature over the taxonomies of Phalangium nigrum Say, 1821 [and its derivatives] and Phalangium nigrum Wood, 1871 [and its derivatives]. See Crawford, 1992:29-30 for a discussion.

LiteratureEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Cokendolpher, J.C. (1980b) Replacement name for Mesosoma Weed, 1892, with a revision of the genus (Opiliones, Phalangiidae, Leiobuninae). Occasional Papers of The Museum, Texas Tech University, 66, 1–19.
  2. Crawford, Rodney L., 1992. Catalogue of the genera and type species of the harvestman superfamily Phalangioidea (Arachnida). Burke Museum Contributions in Anthropology and Natural History, 8: 1-60.
  3. Goodnight, Clarence J. & Marie L. Goodnight, 1943b. New and little known phalangids from the United States. The American Midland Naturalist, Notre Dame, Indiana, 29(3): 643-656.
  4. Weed, Clarence M. (1892d) Notes on harvest-spiders. The American naturalist, New York, NY, 26(306), 528–530.
  5. Wood, H. C. (1871) On the Phalangeae of the United States of America. Comm. Essex Inst., 6:l0-40.

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