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Stylocellus

Suborder

Cyphophthalmi

Infraorder

Boreophthalmi

Family

Stylocellidae

Subfamily

Stylocellinae

Stylocellus Westwood, 1874 is a genus in the family Stylocellidae, subfamily Stylocellinae.

SpeciesEdit

DiagnosisEdit

(from Clouse, 2012:8)

Stylocellinae, with the following: anal gland pores and medial anal plate sculpturing present; second cheliceral article more than 2/3 granulated, granulations stopping before joint with third article, bordered by long lateral smooth patch and low ridge that extends to third article joint; Rambla’s organ at same level with surrounding tarsus, lacking microgranulations, the larger, pointed tuberculate-granulations sometimes smaller or missing at the center of the organ but mostly continuing across as on the surrounding cuticle; ozophores long and parallel-sided, almost widening at the tip; ventral prosomal complex large, with fourth coxae meeting for a length longer than the gonostome, distinct sternum present, and second coxae broadly meeting; sternal opisthosomal sulci between sternites 3 and 4, 4 and 5, and 5 and 6 distinct and sinusoidal.

NotesEdit

LiteratureEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Clouse, R.M. (2012) The lineages of Stylocellidae (Arachnida: Opiliones: Cyphophthalmi). Zootaxa, 3595, 1–34.
  2. Westwood, J.O. (1874) Thesaurus Entomologicus Oxoniensis; or, illustrations of new, rare, and interesting insects, for the most part contained in the collections presented to the University of Oxford by the Rev. F.W. Hope, M.A., D.C.L., F.R.S., &c. with forty plates from drawings by the author. Clarendon Press, Oxford.

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