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Genus Leiobunum

Harvestman, Burlington, Ontario. July 2005 - Leiobunum Daddy Long Legs - Leiobunum vittatum Rusty Brown Spider - Leiobunum ventricosum Daddy-long-legs on nettle - Leiobunum vittatum Unknown spider from New Jersey - Leiobunum flavum Harvestman - Leiobunum nigropalpi - male Opiliones - Leiobunum nigropalpi - female harvestman - Leiobunum politum - male
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)