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Genus Eurybunus - Desert Harvestmen

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Opiliones (Harvestmen)
Suborder Eupnoi
Superfamily Phalangioidea
Family Sclerosomatidae
Genus Eurybunus (Desert Harvestmen)
Numbers
Four described species in US, but genus badly in need of revision (images of undescribed species on BugGuide!)
Range
southwestern US - CA, AZ, NV, NM, UT, CO, TX; also northern Mexico
Habitat
Typically xeric habitats, including low deserts
Season
Adults found in winter and Spring
See Also
related to Dalquestia & Globipes
Print References
Banks, N. (1893) The Phalanginae of the United States. The Canadian Entomologist, 25(8), 205–211. online PDF
Banks, N. (1895) Two California phalangids. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 3(2), 66. online PDF
Goodnight, CJ. & ML. Goodnight, 1943. New and little known phalangids from the United States. The American Midland Naturalist, Notre Dame, Indiana, 29(3): 643-656. online PDF