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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A contribution to the knowledge of the harvestman fauna of Siberia (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).
(97.) GDF Realty, 326 F.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).
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.
ABSTRACT.--We gathered dietary data for several harvestman species in a soybean field and adjacent hedgerow habitats to assess the extent of their polyphagy.
Most active at night, daddy longlegs (also known as harvestman), prey on aphids, mites, leafhoppers, and other garden insects.
In 1987, the Black-Capped Vireo (Vireo atricapillus), a bird with extensive habitat throughout western Travis County, was listed as an endangered species by USFWS, thereby invoking ESA protection.(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.
Two recent examples from the North American fauna include the first New World harvestman of the family Pyramidopidae, a lineage previously known only from Africa, identified in caves in Belize (Cruz-Lopez et al.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Stunning images of a 305-million-year-old harvestman fossil reveal ancestors of the modern-day arachnids had two sets of eyes rather than one.