Selencinae

Dorsal view of Paraselenca marginata, from Roewer (1935).

Belongs within: Assamiidae.

The Selencinae are a group of assamiid harvestmen found in Africa with distitarsus I two-segmented, metatarsus II undivided and pectinate claws on tarsi III and IV (Santos & Prieto 2010).

<==Selencinae [Eupodaucheniinae] SP10
|–Selenca Sørensen 1896 SP10
|    `–*S. maculata Sørensen 1896 S92
|–Selencula Roewer 1935 SP10
|    `–*S. filipes (Roewer 1927) [=Selenca filipes] R35
|–Selencasta Roewer 1935 SP10
|    `–*S. minuscula (Roewer 1927) [=Selenca minuscula] R35
|–Jaundea Roewer 1935 SP10
|    `–*J. spinulata (Roewer 1912) [=Selenca spinulata, Euselenca spinulata] R35
|–Metaselenca Roewer 1912 SP10
|    `–*M. h-album (Loman 1910) [=Selenca h-album] S92
|–Humbea Roewer 1935 SP10
|    `–*H. bimaculata Roewer 1935 R35
|–Cassinia Roewer 1927 non Brown 1817 (ICBN) SP10
|    `–*C. macrochelis Roewer 1927 S92
|–Eupodauchenius Roewer 1912 R35
|    `–*E. luteocruciatus (Loman 1910) S92 (see below for synonymy)
|–Bolama Roewer 1927 SP10
|    `–*B. spinosa Roewer 1927 S92
|–Umbonimba Roewer 1953 SP10
|    `–*U. acanthops Roewer 1953 S92
|–Seuthesplus Roewer 1935 SP10
|    |–*S. nigeriensis Roewer 1935 R35
|    `–S. perarmatus Lawrence 1965 S92
|–Sassandria Roewer 1912 SP10 [incl. Aburitius Roewer 1935 S92, Assiniana Roewer 1914 S92]
|    |–*S. bicolor Roewer 1912 S92 (see below for synonymy)
|    `–S. tenuipes Lawrence 1965 S92
|–Euselenca Roewer 1923 SP10
|    |–*E. gracilis (Sørensen 1896) [=Selenca gracilis] R35
|    `–E. feae Roewer 1927 R35
|–Seuthes Roewer 1935 SP10
|    |–*S. simonis (Henriksen 1932) [=Paraselenca simonis] SP10
|    `–S. inermis Santos & Prieto 2010 SP10
|–Binderia Roewer 1935 SP10
|    |–*B. spinarmata Roewer 1935 SP10
|    `–B. longipes Santos & Prieto 2010 SP10
|–Seuthessus Kauri 1985 SP10
|    |–*S. pustulatus Kauri 1985 SP10
|    `–S. coriscanus Santos & Prieto 2010 SP10
`–Paraselenca Roewer 1923 R35
|–*P. aculeata (Roewer 1912) [=Selenca aculeata] S92
|–P. hispida (Roewer 1912) [=Selenca hispida] R35
`–P. marginata Roewer 1935 R35

*Eupodauchenius luteocruciatus (Loman 1910) S92 [=Selenca luteocruciata R35; incl. E. marginatus Roewer 1912 S92]

*Sassandria bicolor Roewer 1912 S92 [incl. *Aburitius inermis Roewer 1935 R35, S92, Assiniana reticulata Roewer 1914 S92, Ab. yapo Roewer 1935 S92]

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[R35] Roewer, C.-F. 1935. Alte und neue Assamiidae. Weitere Weberknechte VIII. (8. Ergänzung der “Weberknechte der Erde” 1923). Veröffentlichungen aus dem Deutschen Kolonial- und Uebersee-Museum in Bremen 1: 1–168.

[SP10] Santos, R., & C. E. Prieto. 2010. Los Assamiidae (Opiliones: Assamiidae) de Río Muni (Guinea Ecuatorial), con la descripción de ocho nuevas especies. Revista de Biologia Tropical 58 (1): 203–243.

[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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