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Genus Oligolophus

Harvestman - Oligolophus tridens Harvestman - Oligolophus tridens - female Harvestman - Oligolophus tridens - female Harvestman - Oligolophus tridens - female Arachnida - Arachnids Spider Opiliones - Harvestmen Oligolophus tridens - Oligolophus tridens Spider Opiliones - Harvestmen - Oligolophus tridens Spider Opiliones - Harvestmen - Oligolophus tridens Opiliones sp. - Oligolophus tridens
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Opiliones (Harvestmen)
Suborder Eupnoi
Superfamily Phalangioidea
Family Phalangiidae
Genus Oligolophus
Numbers
single non-native species (O. tridens) in US + Canada
Identification
A trident of spines on anterior margin of carapace, in front of eyes


Eye tubercle with rows of small denticles, palpal femur with only spines (*NOT also spine-bearing tubercles as in Odiellus)
Range
Literature records from St. Lawrence River area of US & Canada; also British Columbia
See Also
Print References
Shear WA (2016) New Canadian records of Nemastoma bimaculatum (Fabricius), and a brief summary of introduced Eurasian harvestmen in North America (Arachnida, Opiliones) Zootaxa 4088 (1): 139–140 (online PDF)
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