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Miobunus thoracicus
Miobunus thoracicus Roewer-1915b
Miobunus thoracicus Roewer, 1915 (from original description)

Suborder

Laniatores

Superfamily

Triaenonychoidea

Family

Triaenonychidae

Subfamily

Triaenobuninae

Genus

Miobunus

Miobunus thoracicus Roewer, 1915 is the type species (by monotypy) of the genus Miobunus (Laniatores:Triaenonychidae).

TaxonomyEdit

SpecimensEdit

DiagnosisEdit

(from Hunt, 1995[3])

Body orange-brown, eyemound conical; tergal areas well defined by intertergal grooves and row of tubercles, lateral extensions of dorsal plate extend distal to stylus but do not overlap mesally, ventral plate not divided into lobes.

NotesEdit

  • Location: Mount Wellington, Tasmania (42°54'S 147°14'E)[3]

LiteratureEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roewer, C.F. (1915b) Die Familie der Triaenonychidae der Opiliones - Laniatores. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin, Abt. A, Original-Arbeiten, 80(12) [1914], 61–168.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Hickman, V.V. (1958) Some Tasmanian harvestmen of the family Triaenonychidae (sub-order Laniatores). Papers and proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, Hobart Town, 92, 1–116.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Hunt, Glenn S., 1995. Revision of the harvestman genus Miobunus from Tasmania (Arachnida: Opiliones: Triaenonychidae). Records of the Western Australian Museum, Perth, Supplement 52: 243-252.
  4. SeSam Senckenberg Database: http://sesam.senckenberg.de/
  5. Kury AB, Mendes AC & Souza DR (2014) World Checklist of Opiliones species (Arachnida). Part 1: Laniatores – Travunioidea and Triaenonychoidea. Biodiversity Data Journal 2: e4094. doi: 10.3897/BDJ.2.e4094

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