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Nomoclastes quasimodo Pinto-da-Rocha, 1997, Colombia. photo Copyright ©, Jairo Moreno~García.





Nomoclastinae Roewer, 1943 was a subfamily of Stygnidae with 1 genus and 2 species distributed in Colombia. As a result of a cladistic analysis (Kury & Villarreal, 2015[1]), it was raised to family, including also some other genera until then located in diverse unrelated groups.

Type genusEdit

Nomoclastes Sørensen, 1932.

Type speciesEdit

Nomoclastes taedifer Sørensen, 1932 by monotypy.

Included subfamiliesEdit

Included speciesEdit


  1. Kury A.B. & Villarreal M.O. (2015) The prickly blade mapped: establishing homologies and a chaetotaxy for macrosetae of penis ventral plate in Gonyleptoidea (Arachnida, Opiliones, Laniatores). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 174(1), 1–46. DOI: 10.1111/zoj.12225

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