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Synthetonychia
Synthetonychia minuta Forster-1954
Synthetonychia minuta Forster, 1954 (from original description)

Suborder

Laniatores

Superfamily

Triaenonychoidea

Family

Synthetonychiidae

Synthetonychia Forster, 1954 is a genus of the family Synthetonychiidae.

DistributionEdit

It is endemic to New Zealand.

DiagnosisEdit

(from Forster, 1954 [1])

With the characters of the family and in addition:- Scute without tubercles but with rows of small pustules usually forming a closed pattern. Posterior margin of the scute and the free tergites smooth. Male pedipalps usually with a process on the disto-dorsal surface of the tibia and an articulated spine on the ventral surface of the tarsus. Legs without tubercles. Calcaneus shorter than astragalus. Tarsal formula 3.5.4.4. Sexual dimorphism usually evident in pedipalps and shape of the genital operculum.

Species ListEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Forster, R.R. (1954) The New Zealand harvestmen (sub-order Laniatores). Canterbury Museum bulletin, Christchurch, 2, 1–329.

Relevant taxonomic literatureEdit

Forster, R.R. (1954) The New Zealand harvestmen (sub-order Laniatores). Canterbury Museum bulletin, Christchurch, 2, 1–329.

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