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Sclerobuninae
Sclerobunus robustus idahoensis by Hedin cropped
Sclerobunus idahoensis Briggs, 1971 - USA - from flickr - cropped. Copyright © Marshal Hedin [1]

Suborder

Laniatores

Superfamily

Travunioidea

Family

Paranonychidae


Sclerobuninae Dumitrescu, 1976 was originally described[1] as a subfamily of Paranonychidae, later it was transferred to Triaenonychidae and finally back to Paranonychidae (Mendes 2009)[2]. As of 2014 it comprises only 2 genera with 14 species from USA.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. Dumitrescu, D.O. (1976a) Recherches morphologiques sur l’appareil digestif (intestin moyen) des Gonyleptomorphi (Arachnida, Opilionida). Travaux du Muséum d'Histoire naturelle «Grigore Antipa», Bucureşti, 17, 17–30.
  2. Mendes, A.C. (2009) Avaliação do status sistemático dos táxons supragenéricos da infra-ordem Insidiatores Loman, 1902 (Arachnida, Opiliones, Laniatores). Unpublished Ph.D. thesis. Museu Nacional/UFRJ, Programa de Pós-Graduação em Zoologia, Rio de Janeiro, xvii + 108 p.