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Species Leiobunum crassipalpe

Leiobunum vittatum? - Leiobunum crassipalpe - male Harvestman ID - Leiobunum crassipalpe - male Harvestman - Leiobunum crassipalpe - male Harvestman - Leiobunum crassipalpe - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Opiliones (Harvestmen)
Suborder Eupnoi
Superfamily Phalangioidea
Family Sclerosomatidae
Genus Leiobunum
No Taxon (vittatum species group)
Species crassipalpe (Leiobunum crassipalpe)
Explanation of Names
Leiobunum crassipalpe Banks, 1909
Identification
"The male pedipalps are very robust and thick in L. crassipalpe, while they are thin, spiny and curved in L. vittatum. This is probably the most obvious difference. Also, the body of L. crassipalpe tends to be longer and not as tapered posteriorly. This is due to the much longer penis in crassipalpe. Females are harder to separate and generally require a dissection of the genitalia to be sure." -- Jeffrey W. Shultz