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Order Palpigradi - Microscorpions

Prokoenenia wheeleri, dorsal 1 - Prokoenenia wheeleri Prokoenenia wheeleri, dorsal 2 - Prokoenenia wheeleri Prokoenenia wheeleri, lateral - Prokoenenia wheeleri Prokoenenia wheeleri, grooming behavior - Prokoenenia wheeleri Palpigrade (Prokoenenia wheeleri?) - Prokoenenia wheeleri Palpigrad Palpigrad
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Palpigradi (Microscorpions)
Explanation of Names
Palpigradi Thorell 1888
Numbers
~100 spp. in 6 genera of 2 families worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide, mostly [sub]tropical(1)
Works Cited
1.The first phylogenetic analysis of Palpigradi (Arachnida) – the most enigmatic arthropod order
Gonzalo G., McIntyre E., Christian E., Espinasa L., Ferreira R.L., Francke Ó.F., Harvey M.S., Isaia M., Kováč Ĺ., McCutchen . 2014. Invertebrate Systematics 28: 350–360. doi: 10.1071/IS13057.