Avima matintaperera, copyright Gonzalo Giribet.

Belongs within: Agoristenidae.

Avima is a genus of agoristenid harvestmen lacking spines on the dorsal scutum (Pinto-da-Rocha 1996).

Characters (from Pinto-da-Rocha 1996, as Trinella): Area I without median groove, rarely vestigial. Areas I–IV with or without paramedian small tubercles. Free tergites with small tubercles or smooth. Chelicera with segment II enlarged in males, rarely similar in both sexes.

<==Avima Roewer 1949VMK09 (see below for synonymy)
    |--*A. leucobunus Roewer 1949 [=Trinella leucobuna, T. leucobunus]VMK09
    |--A. albidecorata (Šilhavý 1979)VMK09 (see below for synonymy)
    |--A. albimaculata (González-Sponga 1998) [=Vima albimaculata, Trinella albimaculata]VMK09
    |--A. albiornata (Goodnight & Goodnight 1947) [=Vima albiornata, Trinella albiornata, *Vimula albiornata]VMK09
    |--A. azulitai (Rambla 1978) [=Vima azulitai, Trinella azulitai]VMK09
    |--A. bicoloripes Roewer 1949 [=Trinella bicoloripes]VMK09
    |--A. bordoni (Muñoz-Cuevas 1975) [=*Phalangozea bordoni, Trinella bordoni]VMK09
    |--A. bubonica (González-Sponga 1987) [=Vima bubonica, Trinella bubonica]VMK09
    |--A. chapmani (Rambla 1978) [=Vima chapmani, Trinella chapmani]VMK09
    |--A. checkeleyi (Rambla 1978) [=Vima checkeleyi, Trinella checkeleyi]VMK09
    |--A. chiguaraensis (González-Sponga 1987) [=Vima chiguaraensis, Trinella chiguaraensis]VMK09
    |--A. falconensis (González-Sponga 1987) [=Vima falconensis, Trinella falconensis]VMK09
    |--A. flavomaculata (González-Sponga 1987) [=Vima flavomaculata, Trinella flavomaculata]VMK09
    |--A. glabrata (González-Sponga 1998) [=Vima glabrata, Trinella glabrata]VMK09
    |--A. granulata (González-Sponga 1998) [=Vima granulata, Trinella granulata]VMK09
    |--A. intermedia (Goodnight & Goodnight 1947) [=*Trinella intermedia]VMK09
    |--A. leiobuniformis (Šilhavý 1973) [=*Leiostenus leiobuniformis, Trinella leiobuniformis]VMK09
    |--A. matintaperera (Pinto-da-Rocha 1996) [=Trinella matintaperera]VMK09
    |--A. naranjoi (Soares & Avram 1981) [=Vimula naranjoi, Trinella naranjoi]VMK09
    |--A. nigromaculata (González-Sponga 1998) [=Vima nigromaculata, Trinella nigromaculata]VMK09
    |--A. octomaculata (Roewer 1963) [=Vimula octomaculata, Trinella octomaculata]VMK09
    |--A. olmosa Roewer 1956 [=Trinella olmosa]VMK09
    |--A. palpogranulosa (González-Sponga 1981) [=Vima palpogranulosa, Trinella palpogranulosa]VMK09
    |--A. plana (Goodnight & Goodnight 1949)VMK09 (see below for synonymy)
    |--A. quadrata (González-Sponga 1987) [=Vima quadrata, Trinella quadrata]VMK09
    |--A. quirozi (González-Sponga 1981) [=Vima quirozi, Trinella quirozi]VMK09
    |--A. scabra (Roewer 1963) [=Vimula scabra, Trinella scabra]VMK09
    |--A. severa (Soares & Avram 1981) [=Trinella severa]VMK09
    |--A. soaresorum (Pinto-da-Rocha 1996) [=Trinella soaresorum]VMK09
    |--A. subparamera (González-Sponga 1987) [=Vima subparamera, Trinella subparamera]VMK09
    |--A. troglobia (Pinto-da-Rocha 1996) [=Trinella troglobia]VMK09
    |--A. venezuelica Soares & Avram 1981 [=Trinella venezuelica, Vima venezuelica]VMK09
    `--A. vigirima (Villarreal-M. & Rodríguez-Manzanilla 2003) [=Trinella vigirima]VMK09

Avima Roewer 1949VMK09 [incl. Leiostenus Šilhavý 1973VMK09, Phalangozea Muñoz-Cuevas 1976VMK09, KA-Z11, Trinella Goodnight & Goodnight 1947 nec Bory de Saint Vincent 1827 nec Gray 1870VMK09, Vimula Roewer 1949VMK09]

Avima albidecorata (Šilhavý 1979)VMK09 [=Leiostenus leiobuniformis albidecoratusVMK09, Trinella albidecorataVMK09; incl. Vimula albiornata caripensis Soares & Avram 1987K03, Trinella caripensisK03, Vima albiornata caripensisK03]

Avima plana (Goodnight & Goodnight 1949)VMK09 [=Vima planaVMK09, Trinella planaVMK09; incl. Ayachuco (l. c. for Ayacucho) scabrifemur Caporiacco 1951K03, Trinella scabriferum (l. c.)K03]

*Type species of generic name indicated


[K03] Kury, A. B. 2003. Annotated catalogue of the Laniatores of the New World (Arachnida, Opiliones). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología, volumen especial monográfico 1: 1–337.

[KA-Z11] Kury, A. B., & M. A. Alonso-Zarazaga. 2011. Addenda and corrigenda to the “Annotated catalogue of the Laniatores of the New World (Arachnida, Opiliones)”. Zootaxa 3034: 47–68.

Pinto-da-Rocha, R. 1996. Notes on Vima insignis Hirst, 1912, revalidation of Trinella Goodnight & Goodnight, 1947 with descriptions of three new species (Arachnida, Opiliones, Agoristenidae). Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 40 (2): 315–323.

[VMK09] Villarreal Manzanilla, O., & A. B. Kury. 2009. A new generic homonym in the Agoristenidae (Arachnida: Opiliones). Zootaxa 2045: 65–68.

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