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Glysterus scutatus
Glysterus scutatus Roewer-1931e
Glysterus scutatus Roewer, 1931 (from original description)

Suborder

Laniatores

Superfamily

Gonyleptoidea

Family

Gonyleptidae

Subfamily

Ampycinae

Genus

Glysterus

Glysterus scutatus Roewer, 1931 is the type species (by monotypy) of the genus Glysterus (Laniatores:Gonyleptidae).

TaxonomyEdit

SpecimensEdit

NotesEdit

  • Goodnight & Goodnight[3] state that the image in the original description (and, by implication, the holotype upon which it is based) is of a female, not a male.
  • Location: Costa Rica[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roewer, C.F. (1931e) Weitere Weberknechte V. (5. Ergänzung der “Weberknechte der Erde,” 1923). Abhandlungen der Naturwissenschaftlichen Verein zu Bremen, Bremen, 28(2–3), 101–164.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Goodnight, C.J. & M.L. Goodnight (1942e) Phalangids from Central America and the West Indies. American Museum Novitates, New York, 1184: 1-23.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Goodnight, C.J. & M.L. Goodnight (1947a) Studies on the phalangid fauna of Central America. American Museum Novitates, New York, 1340: 1-21.
  4. Kury, A. B. (2003a) Annotated catalogue of the Laniatores of the New World (Arachnida, Opiliones). Revista Iberica de Aracnología, Zaragoza, vol. especial monográfico, nº 1: 1-337.

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