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Paramitraceras sp. - Honduras - from flickr. Copyright © asnyder5 Andrew Snyder







Paramitraceras Pickard-Cambridge, 1905 is a genus of Stygnopsidae composed by 6 species.


Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala and Mexico.

Taxonomical historyEdit

Originally in Assamiidae, transferred to Phalangodinae by Roewer (1912), and later to Stygnopsidae by Kury & Cokendolpher (2000).


Panzosus Roewer, 1949; Solola Roewer, 1949.


(P. fuscomaculatus [listed in Hallan] is now in Tachusina[3])


  1. Goodnight, Clarence J. & Marie L. Goodnight, 1953a. The opilionid fauna of Chiapas, Mexico, and adjacent areas (Arachnoidea, Opiliones). American Museum Novitates, New York, 1610: 1-81.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Pickard-Cambridge, F.O. (1905) Order Opiliones. In: Godman, F.D. & Salvin, O. (Eds.) Biologia centrali-Americana. Vol. 2. Arachnida. Araneidea and Opiliones. i-ix + 1–610 pp. + pls. 1–54. R. H. Porter/Dulau & Co., London, pp. 561–610.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kury, A. B., 2003. Annotated catalogue of the Laniatores of the New World (Arachnida, Opiliones). Revista Iberica de Aracnología, Zaragoza, vol. especial monográfico, nº 1: 1-337.
  4. Cruz-López, J.A. & Francke, O.F. (2012) Una nueva especie del género Paramitraceras Pickard-Cambridge (Opiliones: Laniatores: Stygnopsidae) de Veracruz, México. Revista Ibérica de Aracnología, 20, 17–23.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Cruz-López, J.A. & Francke, O.F. (2013a) Two new species of the genus Paramitraceras Pickard-Cambridge, 1905 (Opiliones: Laniatores: Stygnopsidae) from Chiapas, Mexico. Zootaxa, 3641 (4), 481–490.

Roewer, C. F. (1912) XXX

Kury, A. B. & J. Cokendolpher (2000) XXX

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