Sadocus sp., copyright Steve Lew.

Belongs within: Gonyleptidae.

Sadocus is a genus of gonyleptids found in southern South America that includes some of the largest of all harvestmen.

<==Sadocus Sørensen 1886 (see below for synonymy)K03
    |--S. polyacanthus (Gervais 1847) (see below for synonymy)K03
    |--S. allermayeri (Mello-Leitão 1945) [=Carampangue allermayeri]K03
    |--S. asperatus (Gervais 1847) (see below for synonymy)K03
    |--S. bicornis (Gervais 1849) [=Gonyleptes bicornis, Lycomedes bicornis, Lycomedicus bicornis]K03
    |--S. brasiliensis (Soares & Soares 1949) [=Lycomedicus brasiliensis]K03
    |--S. calcar (Roewer 1913) [=Lycomedes calcar, Lycomedicus calcar]K03
    |--S. conspicillatus Roewer 1913K03
    |--S. dilatatus Roewer 1913 [=Lycomedicus dilatatus]K03
    |--S. exceptionalis (Mello-Leitão 1946) [=*Araucanoleptes exceptionalis, Arauconoleptes (l. c.) exceptionalis]K03
    |--S. funestis (Butler 1876) [=Gonyleptes funestis, Discocyrtus funestus, Lycomedes funestus, Lycomedicus funestus]K03
    |--S. guttatus Sørensen 1902K03
    |--S. ingens (Mello-Leitão 1937) [=*Carampangue ingens; incl. *Jighas vastus Roewer 1943]K03
    `--S. nigronotatus (Mello-Leitão 1943) [=Carampangue nigronotatum]K03

Sadocus Sørensen 1886 [incl. Araucanoleptes Mello-Leitão 1946, Arauconoleptes (l. c.), Carampangue Mello-Leitão 1937, Jighas Roewer 1943, Lycomedes Sørensen 1902 non Brême 1844, Lycomedicus Roewer 1923, Lycomedius Strand 1942]K03

Sadocus asperatus (Gervais 1847) [=Gonyleptes asperatus, *Lycomedes asperatus, *Lycomedicus asperatus, *Lycomedius asperatus; incl. Discocyrtus calcitrosus Loman 1899, Lycomedes calcitrosus, Lycomedicus calcitrosus, Gonyleptes polyacanthoides Gervais 1847, G. subsimilis Gervais 1849, Sadocus subsimilis]K03

Sadocus polyacanthus (Gervais 1847) [=Gonyleptes polyacanthus; incl. G. platei Loman 1899, Sadocus platei, *S. vitellinosulcatus Sørensen 1886]K03

*Type species of generic name indicated


[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.

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