Lateral view of eyemound and dorsal view of body of Hypsibunus aurotransversalis, from Roewer (1955).

Belongs within: Sclerosomatidae.

Hypsibunus is a genus of sclerosomatid harvestmen from southern Asia characterised by the presence of two pseudoarticular nodules in femur II, and a spinose eyemound (Roewer 1955).

Characters (from Roewer 1955): Femora I–IV with nodules; eyemound armed with strong denticles or upstanding spines; femora I and III cylindrical, longer than body.

Hypsibunus Thorell 1891 [incl. Kempina Roewer 1911]C92
|--*H. diadematus Thorell 1891C92
|--H. aureomaculatus Suzuki 1985S85
|--H. auronitens Roewer 1955R55
|--H. aurotransversalis Roewer 1955S85
|--H. bicorniger (Roewer 1911) [=*Kempina bicornigera]C92
|--H. coronatus Roewer 1955R55
|--H. cupreus (Roewer 1912)S85 [=Kempina cupreaR23]
|--H. fuscus (With 1903)R55 [=Zaleptus fuscusR23]
|--H. scaber Roewer 1910C92
`--H. sumatranus Roewer 1955S85

*Type species of generic name indicated


[C92] Crawford, R. L. 1992. Catalogue of the genera and type species of the harvestman superfamily Phalangioidea (Arachnida). Burke Museum Contributions in Anthropology and Natural History 8: 1–60.

[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). 4. Teil (Schluß). Senckenbergiana Biologica 36 (3–4): 123–171.

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

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