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Discosomaticinae
Sibambea jason 2 - Yasuni NP, Ecuador
Sibambea sp., Ecuador. Photo copyright © Arthur Anker. Used with permission.

Suborder

Laniatores

Superfamily

Gonyleptoidea

Family

Cosmetidae


Discosomaticinae Roewer, 1923 is a subfamily of CosmetidaeOpilionesGrassatores), with 10 genera. The main diagnostic feature of the family is the presence of pectinate claws on tarsi III-IV.

Included genera[]

  1. Bodunius Mello-Leitão, 1935
  2. Discosomaticus Roewer, 1923
  3. Fortalezius Roewer, 1947
  4. Gryne Simon, 1879
  5. Metagryne Roewer, 1912
  6. Paragryne Roewer, 1912
  7. Paraprotus Roewer, 1912
  8. Protus Simon, 1879
  9. Roquettea Mello-Leitão, 1931
  10. Sibambea Roewer, 1917
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