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Palniella

Suborder

Eupnoi

Superfamily

Phalangioidea

Family

Sclerosomatidae

Subfamily

Gagrellinae

Palniella Roewer, 1929 is a monospecific genus in the family Sclerosomatidae, subfamily Gagrellinae.

TaxonomyEdit

EtymologyEdit

Palni: Palni Hills (place), in reference to the type locality.

SpeciesEdit

Description[1]Edit

Ocular tubercle as long as broad, as high, without large thorns or teeth. Scutum with a median blunt hump (in the male smaller than in the female) on the 2nd area only. Legs long and thin; 1st and 3rd femora 1½ to 2 times longer than the body; 2nd femur more than twice the length of the body; number of noduli on 1st to 4th femora 0-1-0-0.

NotesEdit

  • Location: India

LiteratureEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Roewer, C.F. (1929b) On a collection of Indian Palpatores (Phalangiidae) with a revision of the continental genera and species of the sub-family Gagrellinae Thorell. Records of the Indian Museum, Calcutta, 31(2), 107–159.

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