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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Vonones


Karyotype and notes on the male reproductive system and natural history of the harvestman Vonones sayi (Opiliones, Cosmetidae)
By James C. Cokendolpher, Stanley R. Jones
Proceedings Entomological Society Washington, 93: 86-91, 1991

Order Opiliones Sundevall, 1833. In: Zhang Z.-Q. (ed.) Animal biodiversity: An outline of higher-level classification...
By Kury A.B.
Zootaxa 3703: 27–33, 2013

Catalogue of the Cyphopalpatores and Bibliography of the Harvestmen (Arachnida, Opiliones) of Greenland, Canada, USA, and Mexico
By James C. Cokendolpher & Vincent F. Lee
Privately Published, Vintage Press, Lubbock, Texas, iii + 82 pp., 1993

Harvestmen: The Biology of Opiliones
By Ricardo Pinto-Da-Rocha, Glauco Machado, and Gonzalo Giribet (eds.)
Harvard University Press, 2007
An excerpt, as well as the index, can be downloaded from the Harvard University Press website.

Death comes on two wings: a review of dipteran natural enemies of arachnids
By Gillung J.P., Borkent C.J.
J. Arachnol. 45: 1–19, 2017

Catalogue of the Smaller Arachnid Orders of the World: Amblypygi, Uropygi, Schizomida, Palpigradi, Ricinulei and Solifugae
By Mark S. Harvey
CSIRO Publishing, Australia, 2003

A collection of spiders and harvestmen from two caves in Ontario and Newfoundland, Canada (Araneae, Opiliones)
By Wilfried Breuss
Contributions to Natural History (Bern) 12: 297-313, 2009
At the time of adding this reference, the full text was available online HERE.

Two European Arachnids New to the United States
By William B. Muchmore
Entomological News 74: 208-210, 1963
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First record of the European opilionid, Trogulus tricarinatus, in the USA. Also, a record of the European pseudoscorpion, Roncus lubricus, having been introduced to a greenhouse, but the population disappeared (apparently eradicated by the continued application of pesticides).