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GENUS Metagryne Roewer, 1912

TYPE SPECIES: Metagryne ferruginea Roewer, 1912, by original designation

RELEVANT LITERATURE CITATIONS

Metagryne Roewer, 1912b: 114; 1923: 389; Mello-Leitão, 1926: 335; 1932: 95; Roewer, 1952: 50; 1959: 84.


JUNIOR SYNONYMYS


PARENT TAXA

ORDER Opiliones

SUBORDER Laniatores

INFRAORDER Grassatores

SUPERFAMILY Gonyleptoidea

FAMILY Cosmetidae

SUBFAMILY Discosomaticinae


DISTRIBUTION

Disjunct Neotropical

SOURCE

Kury, A.B. (original).


INCLUDED SPECIES

Metagryne albireticulata Roewer, 1952
Metagryne bicolumnata Roewer, 1959
Metagryne elegans Roewer, 1947
Metagryne ferruginea Roewer, 1912


DIAGNOSIS

 

SOURCE

 


HISTORICAL BACKGROUND

This genus has never been reviewed, and no synapomorphy has been proposed so far. It is likely artificial, based on the disjunct distribution.

SOURCE

Kury, A.B. (original).


MAIN REFERENCES ON SYSTEMATICS

Catalog in Kury (2003).


HOW TO CITE THIS PAGE

Kury, AB (2009) Genus Metagryne . In: Kury AB (Ed.), Project Opilionomicon. Museu Nacional, UFRJ, Rio de Janeiro. Online at: http://www.museunacional.ufrj.br/mndi/Aracnologia/Opilionomicon/Genus Metagryne .htm

CREDITS

Page prepared by AB Kury.