Significant features of Ereca maculata, from Lawrence (1962).

Belongs within: Assamiidae.

Ereca is a genus of assamiid harvestmen found in central Africa.

Characters (from Lawrence 1962): Scute and free tergites unarmed; pedipalp femur with short ventral teeth; stigmata hidden beneath coxa IV; tarsal formula 4–5(2):7–8(2):5:5–6.

<==Ereca Sørensen 1910 S92
|–*E. undulata Sørensen 1910 S92
|–E. affinis Sørensen 1910 S92
|–E. bengtsoni Kauri 1985 S92
|–E. calcanifera Kauri 1985 S92
|–E. fusca Kauri 1985 S92
|–E. imitatrix Kauri 1985 S92
|–E. itombwensis Kauri 1985 S92
|–E. kalimabengana Kauri 1985 S92
|–E. lata Sørensen 1910 S92
|–E. lawrencei Kauri 1985 S92
|–E. loekenae Kauri 1985 S92
|–E. lyrifera Kauri 1985 S92
|–E. maculata Roewer 1913 [=E. undulata maculata] S92
|    |–E. m. maculata S92
|    `–E. m. aberdarensis Goodnight & Goodnight 1959 S92 [=E. undulata aberdarensis L62]
|–E. modesta Sørensen 1910 S92
|–E. mwengana Kauri 1985 S92
|–E. robusta Kauri 1985 S92
|–E. rufa Sørensen 1910 S92
|–E. sangensis Kauri 1985 S92
|–E. silvatica Kauri 1985 S92
|–E. simulator Sørensen 1910 S92
|–E. soerenseni Lawrence 1962 S92
|–E. triareolata Roewer 1961 S92
`–E. unicolor Roewer 1961 S92

*Type species of generic name indicated


[L62] Lawrence, R. F. 1962. Resultats scientifiques des missions zoologiques de l’I.R.S.A.C. en Afrique orientale (P. Basilewsky et N. Leleup, 1957). LXXIV. Opiliones. Annales du Musée Royal de l’Afrique Centrale: Sciences Zoologiques 110: 9–89.

[S92] Staręga, W. 1992. An annotated check-list of Afrotropical harvestmen, excluding the Phalangiidae (Opiliones). Annals of the Natal Museum 33 (2): 271–336.

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