Geraecormobius

Geraecormobius sp., copyright Pedro H. Martins.
Belongs within: Gonyleptidae.

Geraecormobius is a heterogeneous genus of gonyleptid harvestmen found from Argentina and Paraguay to southern Brazil (Vasconcelos 2005).

Characters (from Vasconcelos 2005): Ocularium bearing two spines; opisthosomatic area II with two tubercles; free tergites usually unarmed (may have spines present in females); pedipalpal femur lacking mesodistal spine.

<==Geraecormobius Holmberg 1887 V05 (see below for synonymy)
|–*G. sylvarum Holmberg 1887 (see below for synonymy) K03
|–G. anomalus (Mello-Leitão 1931) [=Weyhia anomala, G. anomala] K03
|–G. armatus (Roewer 1913) [=*Weyhia armata, G. armata] K03
|–G. bispinifrons (Roewer 1943) [=Geraecormobiella bispinifrons] K03
|–G. cervifrons Mello-Leitão 1944 [=G. spinifrons Mello-Leitão 1942 non Weyhia spinifrons Mello-Leitão 1923] K03
|–G. clavifemur (Mello-Leitão 1927) V05 (see below for synonymy)
|–G. convexus (Mello-Leitão 1931) (see below for synonymy) K03
|–G. cunhai Soares 1945 K03
|–G. granulosus (Mello-Leitão 1937) [=Weyhia granulosa, G. granulosa] K03
|–G. indivisus (Mello-Leitão 1933) [=*Guascaleptes indivisus] K03
|–G. nanus (Mello-Leitão 1935) [=Weyhia nana, G. nana] K03
|–G. pallidimanu (Mello-Leitão 1935) [=Weyhia pallidimanu] K03
|–G. reitzi Vasconcelos 2005 V05
|–G. rohri (Mello-Leitão 1933) (see below for synonymy) K03
|–G. spinifrons (Mello-Leitão 1923) (see below for synonymy) K03
`–G. salebrosus (Roewer 1913) [=Weyhia salebrosa, G. salebrosa] K03

Geraecormobius Holmberg 1887 V05 [incl. Geraecormobiella Mello-Leitão 1931 V05, Geraecomorbiella (l. c.) KA-Z11, Guascaleptes Mello-Leitão 1933 V05, Weyhia Roewer 1913 V05, Weghia (l. c.) V05]

Geraecormobius clavifemur (Mello-Leitão 1927) V05 [=Weyhia clavifemur V05; incl. Ilhaia meridionalis Mello-Leitão 1927 V05, Jlhaia meridionalis K03, Mischonyx meridionalis V05]

Geraecormobius convexus (Mello-Leitão 1931) [=*Geraecormobiella convexa; incl. Geraecormobius cheloides Mello-Leitão 1940] K03

Geraecormobius rohri (Mello-Leitão 1933) [=Weyhia rohri; incl. W. serriperna Mello-Leitão 1937, Geraecormobius serriperna] K03

Geraecormobius spinifrons (Mello-Leitão 1923) [=Weyhia spinifrons ; incl. W. bresslaui Roewer 1927, Geraecormobius bresslaui, W. montis Mello-Leitão 1935, W. montis] K03

*Geraecormobius sylvarum Holmberg 1887 [=Ge. silvarum (l. c.); incl. Anomaloleptes princeps Piza 1940, Geraecormobius princeps] K03

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[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.

[V05] Vasconcelos, E. G. 2005. Notes on Geraecormobius clavifemur (Mello-Leitao, 1927) and description of Geraecormobius reitzi n. sp. (Arachnida: Opiliones: Gonyleptidae). Zootaxa 1088: 1–10.

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