The Arachnid Order Solifugae

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PHYLOGENY/TAXONOMY

Phylogeny of the Solifugae
Keys to FamiliesFamily Ammotrechidae
AMMOTRECHINAE
  Ammotrecha
  Ammotrechella
  Ammotrechesta
  Ammotrechinus
  Ammotrechona
  Ammotrechula
  Antillotrecha
  Campostrecha

  Dasycleobis
  Neocleobis
  Pseudocleobis
MORTOLINAE
  Mortola
NOTHOPUGINAE
  Nothopuga
OLTACOLINAE
  Oltacola
SARONOMINAE
  Branchia
  Chinchippus
  Inessa
  Procleobis
  Saronomus
INCERTAE SEDIS
  Chileotrecha
  Eutrecha
  Xenotrecha
  Happlodontus

Family Ceromidae
Family Daesiidae
Family Eremobatidae
Family Galeodidae
Family Gylippidae
Family Hexisopodidae
Family Karschiidae
Family Melanoblossidae
Family Mummuciidae
Family RhagodidaeFamily Solpugidae
Catalog of the Solifugae

Genus Nothopuga Maury 1976

 

 

Genus Nothopuga Maury 1976

Nothopuga Maury, 1976: 88-89.

Diagnosis:  Maury (1976) characterized the genus as follows:

Nothopuginae con los tarsos II y III con 1.2/2.4 espinas y con los tarsos IV con 2.2.2/2.4 espinas.  Dedo móvil de los quelíceros sin dien medio; no hay diente basal interno. Dedo fijo de los quelíceros con 2 anteriores.

[Nothopuginae with tarsi II and III with 1.2/2.4 spines and tarsus IV with 2.2.2/2.4 spines.  Movable finger of the chelicera without intermediate tooth; no internal basal tooth. Fixed finger of the chelicera with 2 anterior teeth.]

Type species:  Nothopuga lobera Maury, 1976, by original designation.
 
Distribution:  SOUTH AMERICA.  ARGENTINA
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Included species: 

Nothopuga cuyana Maury 1976;
Nothopuga lobera Maury 1976.

Comments:  Maury (1976) observed that, within this genus, it may be difficult to identify females and juveniles  to species, and pointed out that this is a widespread problem in the Solifugae.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

   
   
 



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