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Related to harvestman: Phalangium opilio, Opiliones
  • noun

Synonyms for harvestman

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.
If you disturb a 'spider' whilst gardening at this time of the year take a closer look - the chances are you have roused a sleepy harvestman.
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.
20) In 1988, five species of karst-dwelling invertebrates(21) found in caves throughout Travis County were also listed, including the Tooth Cave Pseudoscorpion (Microcreagis texana), the Tooth Cave Spider (Neoleptonets myopica), the Tooth Cave Ground Beetle (Rhadine persephone), the Kretschmarr Cave Mold Beetle (Texamaurops reddelli), and the Bee Creek Cave Harvestman (Texella reddelli).
Also found was the earliest known fossil harvestman, or daddy longlegs.
These blocks were placed against the glass wall of the terrarium so that it was possible to observe the harvestman behavior inside the nests through the glass (Figs.
These Bushhcrickets join a long list of other insects that are thriving in the borough including the Essex Skipper, the Lesser Marsh Grasshopper, the Fat-Wasp Hoverfly and the Long-Palpped Harvestman - so people should keep their eyes open.
The Robber Baron Cave harvestman (Texella cokendolpheri) is an eyeless form of "daddy-longlegs.
Martens (1966) noted that the reproductive period of this harvestman in the seacoast region of Crete is from mid-AprilJune.
What creature has the varieties harvestman, jockey and wolf?