Dorsal view of Dentobunus punctipes, from Roewer (1955).

Belongs within: Sclerosomatidae.

Dentobunus is a genus of sclerosomatid harvestmen from southern Asia characterised by the presence of one or two pairs of long spines on the eyemound, and a pair of median spines on the opisthosoma.

Characters (from Roewer 1955): Femora I–IV with nodules; areas 1 and 2 of scutum each with a median spine; eyemound with one or two pairs of upstanding, large spines prodorsally, otherwise smooth or granular; femora I and III cylindrical and longer than body.

<==Dentobunus Roewer 1910S85
    |--*D. kraepelinii Roewer 1910R10
    |--D. acuarius (Thorell 1891)R55 [=Gagrella acuariaR23]
    |--D. albimaculatus Roewer 1929R55
    |--D. auratus Roewer 1910R55
    |--D. aurolucens Roewer 1923R55
    |--D. balicus Roewer 1931R55
    |--D. basalis Roewer 1931R55
    |--D. bicorniger (Simon 1901)R55 [=Gagrella bicornigeraR23]
    |--D. bicoronatus Roewer 1931R55
    |--D. bidentatus (Thorell 1891)R55 [=Gagrella bidentataR23]
    |--D. buruensis Roewer 1955R55
    |--D. chaetopus (Thorell 1889)R55 [=Gagrella chaetopusR23]
    |--D. cupreus Roewer 1955R55
    |--D. dentatus (With 1903)R55 [=Gagrella dentataR23]
    |--D. distichus Roewer 1955R55
    |--D. feuerborni Roewer 1931R55
    |--D. imperator (With 1903)R55 [=Gagrella imperatorR23]
    |    |--D. i. imperatorR55
    |    `--D. i. ‘dentatus’ (With 1903)R55 [=Gagrella imperator dentata non G. dentata With 1903R23]
    |--D. insignitus Roewer 1910R55
    |--D. luteus Roewer 1910R55
    |--D. magnificus Roewer 1912R55
    |--D. pulcer Suzuki 1969S72
    |--D. punctipes Roewer 1931R55
    |--D. quadridentatus Roewer 1923R55
    |--D. quadrispinosus Suzuki 1977S77
    |--D. ramicornis (Thorell 1894)R55 [=Gagrella ramicornisR23]
    |--D. renschi Roewer 1931R55
    |--D. rufus Roewer 1910R55
    |--D. selangoris Roewer 1955R55
    |--D. siamensis Roewer 1955S85
    |--D. tenuis (Loman 1892)R55 [=Gagrella tenuisR23]
    |--D. unicolor Roewer 1911R55
    `--D. waigeuensis Roewer 1955R55

*Type species of generic name indicated


[R10] Roewer, C.-F. 1910. Revision der Opiliones Plagiostethi (=Opiliones Palpatores). I. Teil: Familie der Phalangiidae. (Subfamilien: Gagrellini, Liobunini, Leptobunini). Abhandlungen aus dem Gebiete der Naturwissenschaften, herausgegeben vom Naturwissenschaftlichen Verein in Hamburg 19 (4): 1–294

[R23] Roewer, C.-F. 1923. Die Weberknechte der Erde: Systematische Bearbeitung der bisher bekannnten Opiliones. Gustav Fischer: Jena.

[R55] Roewer, C. F. 1955. Indoaustralische Gagrellinae (Opiliones, Arachnidae). (Weitere Weberknechte XVIII). 3. Teil. Senckenbergiana Biologica 36 (1–2): 71–121.

[S72] Suzuki, S. 1972. Opiliones of Semangkok Forest Reserve, Malaysia. Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series B, Division 1 (Zoology) 24 (1): 1–37.

[S77] Suzuki, S. 1977. Report on a collection of opilionids from the Phillippines. Journal of Science of the Hiroshima University, Series B, Division 1 (Zoology) 27 (1): 1–120.

[S85] Suzuki, S. 1985. A synopsis of the Opiliones of Thailand (Arachnida) II. Palpatores. Steenstrupia 11 (7): 209–257.

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