Ricinulei

Belongs within: Euchelicerata. The Ricinulei are a group of arachnids found primarily in tropical rainforests. Members of this group are characterised by a pre-carapaceal structure (the cucullus), modified pedipalps and a characteristic mode of sperm transfer facilitated by an elaborate copulatory apparatus on the third leg of the male (Harvey 2002). <==Ricinulei |–PalaeoricinuleiH02 | |–PoliocheridaeH02… Continue reading Ricinulei

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