Synthetonychia sp. from New Zealand. Photo copyright © Gonzalo Giribet.
(from Forster 1954)
Eyemound absent but eyes not widely separated. Anterior margin of the carapace without spines or tubercles. Scute fused. Pedipalps elongage, slender, not armed with tubercles. Tarsal claws of legs 1 and 2, single, relatively long. Tarsal claws of legs 3 and 4 complex, with a prominent median plate and two or three main lateral branches and usually with a further pair of small accessory teeth.
- ↑ Forster, R.R. (1954) The New Zealand harvestmen (sub-order Laniatores). Canterbury Museum bulletin, Christchurch, 2, 1–329.