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Genus Leiobunum

Harvestmen - Leiobunum Leiobunum verrucosum Spider Harvestmen Leiobunum vittatum - Leiobunum vittatum Harvestman - Leiobunum vittatum Is this Leiobunum ventricosum? - Leiobunum ventricosum Harvestmen - Leiobunum politum - male - female 2018-07-14 Dark-legged orange harvestman - Leiobunum nigropalpi - male Harvestman - Leiobunum euserratipalpe
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Opiliones (Harvestmen)
Suborder Eupnoi
Superfamily Phalangioidea
Family Sclerosomatidae
Genus Leiobunum
Explanation of Names
Leiobunum C.L. Koch 1839
~120 spp. total
Be very cautious trying to identify species without the aid of a microscope. Females in particular are notoriously difficult to identify.
much of n. hemisphere, mostly holarctic
Internet References
Info & anatomy (Fox 2004)
Fact sheet (Newton 2006)(1)