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oa Annals of the Natal Museum - An annotated check-list of Afrotropical harvestmen, excluding the Phalaniidae (Opiliones)

Volume 33, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0304-0798

 

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 combinations and 3 new names. Generic synonymies: Cryptobunus Lawrence, 1931 = Amatola Lawrence, 1931; Flavonuncia Lawrence, 1959 = Hovanuncia Lawrence, 1959; Spinimontia Roewer, 1914, Tanalaius Roewer, 1914 & Triacumontia Roewer, 1914 = Acumontia Loman, 1898 (all Triaenonychidae); Ambolotsca Roewer, 1949 = Erecanana Strand, 1911 (Erecananidae); Argobba Roewer, 1935 & Harsadia Roewer, 1935 = Amhara Pavesi, 1897; Assiniana Roewer, 1914 & Aburitius Roewer, 1935 = Sassandria Roewer, 1912; Coelobunus Loman, 1902 = Dicoryphus Loman, 1902; Faradjea Roewer, 1950 = Ereala Roewer, 1950; Gobabisia Roewer, 1940 = Namutonia Lawrence, 1931; Monorhabdium Loman, 1902, Metachilon Roewer, 1923, Parachilon Roewer, 1923, Bindercola Roewer, 1935, Tsadsea Roewer, 1935, Acanthocoryphus Roewer, 1953, Sangalkamia Roewer, 1953, Villersiella Roewer, 1953 & Kobacoryphus Roewer, 1961 all = Chilon Sorensen, 1896; Othmar Roewer, 1935 = Orsimonia Roewer, 1935; Phezilbus Roewer, 1935 = Sidama Pavesi, 1895; Pseudoacaea Caporiacco, 1949 = Acaca Roewer, 1935; Pungoiella Roewer, 1914 & Pygoselenca Roewer, 1953 = Pungoica Roewer, 1914; Tengelinia Roewer, 1935 = Binderella Roewer, 1935 (all Assamiidae). Specific synonymies: Acumontia lomani Roewer, 1914, Spinimontia lomani Roewer, 1914 & Triacumontia lomani Roewer, 1914 = Acumontia armata Loman, 1898; Adaeulum coxidens Lawrence, 1931 = Adaeulum godfreyi Lawrence, 1931; Adaeum brincki Kauri, 1961 = Adaeum capense (Roewer, 1914); Ceratomontia hewitti Lawrence, 1931 = Ceratomontia cheliplus Roewer, 1931; Crytobunus silvicolus Lawrence, 1937 = Amatola setifemur (Lawrence, 1931); Tanalaius alluaudi Roewer, 1914 = Acumontia pococki Roewer, 1914; Triacumontia centralis Lawrence, 1959 = Acumontia spinifrons (Roewer, 1914); Triacumontia nigra perinetensis Lawrence, 1959 = Acumontia nigra (Lawrence, 1959); Conomma annobomum Roewer, 1949 = Conomma principea Roewer, 1949; Erecanana bicolor Roewer, 1915, Erecanana verrucosa Roewer, -1949, Erecanana ruandana Roewer, 1949 & Erecanana chelispina Roewer, 1950 = Erecanana typus (Sörensen, 1910); Palpipes horridus Sörensen, 1910 = Erecanana mordax (Sörensen, 1910); Paribalonius bimaculatus duplex Roewer, 1923 = Paribalonius inscriptus (Loman, 1902); Amasis accentuatus Sörensen, 1910, Amasis mesoleucus Sörensen, 1910, Amasis quadricornis Sörensen, 1910 & Hypoxestus obscurus Roewer, 1912 = Hypoxestus levis Loman, 1902; Assiniana reticulata Roewer, 1914, Aburitius inermis Roewer, 1935 & Aburitius yapo Roewer, 1935 = Sassandria bicolor Roewer, 1912; Chiton nobilis Sörensen, 1896 & Villersiella coxalis Roewer, 1953 = Chilon scaber Sörensen, 1896; Chilon undulatus Sörensen, 1896, Monorhabdium singulare Loman, 1902, Chilon armatus Roewer, 1912, Chilon ferrugineus Roewer, 1912, Monorhabdium echinatum Roewer, 1912, Chilon atroluteus Roewer, 1916, Tsadsea picta Roewer, 1935, Parachilon bistriatus Roewer, 1940 & Parachilon bicolor Roewer, 1942 = Chilon robustus Sörensen, 1896; Coelobunus fuscus Roewer, 1912 = Dicoryphus melanacanthus (Loman, 1902); Eupodauchenius marginatus Roewer, 1912 = Eupodauchenius luteocruciatus (Loman, 1910); Faradjea schoutedeni Roewer, 1950 = Ereala armata Roewer, 1950; Harsadia spinosa Roewer, 1935 = Amhara grata Pavesi, 1897; Parazalmoxis röweri Caporiacco, 1949 & Hypoxestus holmi Goodnight & Goodnight, 1959 = Parazalmoxis africana Roewer, 1913; Phezilbus spiniger Roewer, 1935 = Sidama abessiniea Roewer, 1912; Pungoica decorata Lawrence, 1947 & Pygoselenca albisignata Roewer, 1953 = Pungoica bifurcata (Roewer, 1914); Tengelinia paradoxa Roewer, 1935 = Binderella bistriata Roewer, 1935. New combinations: Cryptobunus armatus Lawrence, 1938, Cryptobunus durbanicus Lawrence, 1937, Cryptobunus maritimus Lawrence, 1937, Cryptobunus setifemur Lawrence, 1931 & Cryptobunus unidentatus Lawrence, 1937 transferred to Amatola Lawrence, 1931; Spinimontia capitata Lawrence, 1959, Tanalaius flavispinus Lawrence, 1959, Tanalaius hystrix Lawrence, 1959, Tanalaius milloti Lawrence, 1959, Triacumontia alluaudi Roewer, 1914, Triacumontia nigra Lawrence, 1959, Triacumontia soerenseni Roewer, 1914, Triacumontia spinifrons Roewer, 1914, Triacumontia venator Roewer, 1931, Triaenomontia hispida Roewer, 1914 & Triaenomontia horrida Roewer, 1914 transferred to Acumontia Loman, 1898; Ambolotsca remyi Roewer, 1949 transferred to Erecanana Strand, 1911; Acanthocoryphus laevituber Roewer, 1953, Acanthophrysella horrida Roewer, 1935, Kobacoryphus royi Roewer, 1961, Sangalkamia villiersi Roewer, 1953 & Scotolemon salebrosa Karsch, 1879 transferred to Chilon Sörensen, 1910; Argobba nigrescens Roewer, 1935 transferred to Amhara Pavesi, 1897; Caelobunus ater Lawrence, 1962, Coelobunus melanacanthus Loman, 1902 & Metarhabdopygus jeanneli Roewer, 1913 transferred to Dicoryphus Loman, 1902; Gobabisia wuehlischi Roewer, 1940 transferred to Namutonia Lawrence, 1931; Othmar gracillimus Roewer, 1935 transferred to Orsimonia Roewer, 1935; Pseudacaca liobuniformis Caporiacco, 1949 transferred to Acaca Roewer, 1935; Pungoiella bifurcata Roewer, 1914 transferred to Pungoica Roewer, 1914; Acrobiantes littoralis Lawrence, 1959, Acrobiantes pardalis Lawrence, 1959, Biantes milloti Fage, 1946, Biantes tenebrosus Lawrence, 1959 & Hovabiantes pauliani Lawrence, 1959 transferred to Hinzuanius Karsch, 1880; Spinibiantes insulanus Roewer, 1949 transferred to Metabiantes Roewer, 1915. New names: Acumontia roeweri pro Triacumontia pococki Roewer, 1914 nec Acumontia pococki Roewer, 1914; Hypoxestus roeweri pro Randilea obscura Roewer, 1952 nec Hypoxestus obscurus Roewer, 1912; Metabiantes lawrencei pro Metabiantes obscurus Lawrence, 1962 nec Kauri, 1961. Family status has been given to Erecananidae and Samoidae, previously regarded as subfamilies in Phalangodidae.

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