Hadrobunus grandis

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Hadrobunus grandis
Opiliones harvestman.jpg
H. grandis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Arachnida
Order: Opiliones
Suborder: Eupnoi
Superfamily: Phalangioidea
Family: Sclerosomatidae
Genus: Hadrobunus
Species: H. grandis
Binomial name
Hadrobunus grandis
(Say, 1821)
Synonyms

Phalangium grandis

Hadrobunus grandis is a species of harvestman that occurs in the United States (Georgia, Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Virginia).

Adults can be found in early summer. Their back is brown, with a central marking that can be absent. The legs have a banded appearance.

The species is similar to H. maculosus, but the latter has no spines on its back and is darker.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Crosby, C.R. & Bishop, S.C. (1924): Notes on the Opiliones of the southeastern United States with descriptions of new species. J. Elisha Mitchell Sci. Soc. 40: 8-26.