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Thelyphonidae

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Thelyphonidae[1] is the sole family in the Thelyphonida order of arachnids.[2]

Description

These arachnids can reach a length of 18–85 millimetres (0.71–3.35 in). The body consists of a cephalothorax coated with chitin and of an abdomen divided into 12 segments.

Genera

Most genera are currently placed in four recognised subfamilies:

Hypoctoninae

Auth.: Pocock, 1899

Mastigoproctinae

Auth.: Speijer, 1933

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Mastigoproctus colombianus

Thelyphoninae

Auth.: Lucas, 1835

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Thelyphonus sp. (Malaysia)

Typopeltinae

Auth.: Rowland & Cooke, 1973

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Typopeltis sp.

Incertae sedis

References

  1. ^ Lucas H (1835) Sur une monographie du genre Thélyphone. Magasin de Zoologie vol. 5, Classe VIII.
  2. ^ Biolib

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Thelyphonidae: Brief Summary

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Thelyphonidae is the sole family in the Thelyphonida order of arachnids.

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