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Species Rilaena triangularis

My 'Pet' Harvestman - Rilaena triangularis My 'Pet' Harvestman - Rilaena triangularis My 'Pet' Harvestman - Rilaena triangularis Harvestman - Rilaena triangularis Rilaena triangularis - male Harvestman - Rilaena triangularis Harvestman - Rilaena triangularis Opiliones - Rilaena triangularis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Chelicerata (Chelicerates)
Class Arachnida (Arachnids)
Order Opiliones (Harvestmen)
Suborder Eupnoi
Superfamily Phalangioidea
Family Phalangiidae
Genus Rilaena
Species triangularis (Rilaena triangularis)
Explanation of Names
(Herbst, 1799)
Range
Introduced from Europe to the Pacific Northwest.(1) (Our voucher specimen came from Quebec, so it may have been introduced elsewhere.)
Print References
Herbst, J.F.W. 1799. "Forsetzung der Naturgeschichte der Insectengattung Opilio." In: Herbst, J.F.W., Natursystem der ungeflügelten Insekten, vol. 3 [of 4]. Gottlieb August Lange, Berlin, iv + 30 pp., plates 6–10. [online PDF here, original description page 9]
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