Taxonavigation Edit

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Ordo: Opiliones
Subordo: Cyphophthalmi
Familiae: Neogoveidae - Ogoveidae - Pettalidae - Sironidae - Stylocellidae - Troglosironidae

References Edit

  • de Bivort, B.L.; Clouse, R.M.; Giribet, G. (Early View, 2012): A cladistic reconstruction of the ancestral mite harvestman (Arachnida, Opiliones, Cyphophthalmi): portrait of a Paleozoic detritivore. Cladistics, DOI: 10.1111/j.1096-0031.2012.00407.x

Additional references Edit

  • Dunlop, J.A.; Mitov, P.G. 2011: The first fossil cyphophthalmid harvestman from Baltic amber. Arachnologische mitteilungen, 40: 47–54. DOI: 10.5431/aramit4006
  • Forster, R.R. 1948: The sub-order Cyphophthalmi Simon in New Zealand. Dominion Museum records in entomology, 1: 79–119.
  • Giribet, G. 2000: Catalogue of the Cyphophthalmi of the World (Arachnida, Opiliones). Revista ibérica de aracnología, 2: 49–76. ISSN: 1576-9518 PDF
  • Giribet, G. & W.A. Shear, 2010 : The genus Siro Latreille, 1796 (Opiliones, Cyphophthalmi, Sironidae) in North America with a phylogenetic analysis based on molecular data and the description of four new species. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 160(1): 1–33 . Full article: [1].
  • Giribet, G. et al. 2012: Evolutionary and biogeographical history of an ancient and global group of arachnids (Arachnida: Opiliones: Cyphophthalmi) with a new taxonomic arrangement. Biological journal of the Linnean Society, 105(1): 92–130. DOI: 10.1111/j.1095-8312.2011.01774.x
  • Savory, T.H. (1977) Cyphophthalmi: the case for promotion. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, 9(3), 299–304. Reference page
  • Suzuki, S., 1985: A synopsis of the Opiliones of Thailand (Arachnida) I: Cyphophthalmi and Laniatores. Steenstrupia 11: 69–100.

Vernacular names Edit

English: mite harvestmen