Arachnida


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Arachnida

[ə′rak·nəd·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A class of arthropods in the subphylum Chelicerata characterized by four pairs of thoracic appendages.
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Etymology: Named for Allen Jones of Mpetsane Conservation Estate in the Free State, in recognition of his contribution of spider photos to the South African National Survey of Arachnida Virtual Museum.
Preliminary notice of new species of Arachnida and Myriopoda from Rodriguez, collected by Mssrs.
Arachnida Africae Orientalis, a dominibus Kittenberger, Kovacs et Bornemisza lecta, in Museo Nationali Hungarico servata.
1 Museidae Fannia scalaris (Fabricius) 27 Arachnida Cheyletidae Cheletonella vespertilionsis (Womersley) 1 Macronyssidae Macronyssus crosbi (Ewing and Stover) 2 Phalangidae Habrobunus sp.
Fieldwork forming part of the South African National Survey of Arachnida (SANSA) has resulted in the collection of additional specimens of Poachelas striatus Haddad & Lyle, 2008 from quite widespread localities in South Africa.
Taxa Percent occurrence Total number of in stomachs (N = 51) food items Arachnida Acarina 5.
Huber), and the ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute, National Collection of Arachnida, Pretoria, South Africa (NCA, Ms P.
All material has been deposited in the National Collection of Arachnida, ARC--Plant Protection Research Institute, Pretoria, South Africa (NCA) and Museu Paraense Emilio Goeldi, Belem, Brazil (MPEG).
African Arachnida Database, ARC-Plant Protection Research Institute, Pretoria, South Africa.