harvestman


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Related to harvestman: Phalangium opilio, Opiliones
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spiderlike arachnid with a small rounded body and very long thin legs

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No longer able to conceive of himself as an honorable and virile warrior-husbandman, he would instead become his mother's hired harvestman, an ignoble, impure, and unmanly "part" that he might well "blush in acting" (2.
Contribution to the knowledge of the harvestman fauna in the Russian Far East and Eastern Siberia (Arachnida: Opiliones).
The team supported their results by examining the expression of an 'eye stalk' gene in living harvestmen and found that in a modern harvestman embryo this gene shows hints of a now-lost lateral eye.
And it's not uncommon to find a daddy long-legs ambling around the living room floor (although the daddy long-legs, or Harvestman, is not a spider at all, but a harmless second cousin to the spider family).
Harvestman (Arachnida: Opiliones) species distribution along three Neotropical elevational gradients: An alternative rescue effect to explain Rapoport's rule?
Morphology and meiotic/mitotic behavior of B chromosomes in a Japanese harvestman, Metagagrella tenuipes (Arachnida: Opiliones): no evidence for B accumulation mechanisms.
Staggered clines in a hybrid zone between two chromosome races of the harvestman Gagrellopsis nodulifera (Arachnida: Opiliones).
Oviposition site selection by the bromeliad-dweller harvestman Bourguyia hamata (Arachnida: Opiliones).
This harvestman (an eyeless obligate cavernicole) was described by Goodnight & Goodnight (1942) from specimens collected in Wagler's Cave near Harrison, Boone County, Arkansas.
Notes on the foraging behavior of the Brazilian cave harvestman Goniosoma spelaeum (Opiliones, Gonyleptidae).
3d at 625 (referring to the Bee Creek Cave Harvestman, the Bone Creek Harvestman, the Tooth Cave Pseudoscorpion, the Tooth Cave Spider, the Tooth Cave Ground Beetle, and the Kretschmarr Cave Mold Beetle).
It showed today's Scotsmen have a lot to live up to - the willy was two-thirds as long as the harvestman arachnid's body.
The Bee Creek Cave harvestman (Texella reddelli) is an orange daddy longlegs with an increased leg/body ratio and well developed eyes, while the Bone Cave harvestman (Texella reyesi) is long-legged, pale orange, and blind.