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Taracus sp., USA, Oregon. From flickr [1]. Copyright © Steve Lew.'





Taracidae Schönhofer, 2013:19[1] is a family in the Dyspnoi. It comprises the three genera (other than Sabacon) that were previously included in the family Sabaconidae. The inclusion of Crosbycus is tentative.

Included generaEdit


  1. Schönhofer A.L. (2013) A taxonomic catalogue of the Dyspnoi Hansen and Sørensen, 1904 (Arachnida: Opiliones). Zootaxa, 3679(1), 1–68.
  2. Roewer, C.F. (1914d) Die Familien der Ischyropsalidae und Nemastomatidae der Opiliones=Palpatores. Archiv für Naturgeschichte, Berlin, Abt. A, Original-Arbeiten, 80(3), 99–169.
  3. Gruber, J. (1970b) Die "Nemastoma"-Arten Nordamerikas (Ischyropsalididae, Opiliones, Arachnida). Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien, 74, 129–144.
  4. Simon, E. (1879c) Descriptions d'Opiliones nouveaux. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 22 (Comptes-Rendus): lxx-lxxv [Roman pp. in different section of volume from Arabic pp.].

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