The Phalangiidae are a family of harvestmen with about 380 known species. The best known is Phalangium opilio. Dicranopalpus ramosus is an invasive species in Europe.. It is not to be confused with the harvestman family Phalangodidae, which belongs to the suborder Laniatores
The genus Caddo, a member of the subfamily Oligolophinae, (Palpatores: Phalangiidae) , is characterized by a prominent eye tubercle. The species within the genus are separated mainly on the basis of the spination of the palpus. With this present description there are now four described species in this genus. Of these, three are modern.
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Phalangiidae (Opiliones) by Wojciech Staregal (Natal Museum, P. B. 9070,3200 Pietermaritzburg, South Africa) ABSTRACT A check-list of all known Afrotropical harvestmen, with exception of the family Phalangiidae, is provided. The following taxonomic changes are made: 28 generic and 45 specific synonymies, 37 new
Shear (2016) reviewed the known Eurasian Opiliones species that have been recorded as being introduced into North America: Nemastoma bi-maculatum (Fabricius 1775) (Nemastomatidae from Europe) and Trogulus tricarinatus (Linnaeus 1767) (Trogulidae from Europe). He also recorded three European members of the Phalangiidae that have been
type genus of the family Phalangiidae Synonyms : genus Phalangium; ... The best known species is Phalangium opilio, ... a member account is necessary.
type species Redikorcevia is known only from a single locality in the mountains of Kazakhstan (ca. 4000 m a.s.l.), whereas the new species is from about half that