Stygophalangium karamani

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Stygophalangium karamani is a species of arachnid. Although sometimes classified as a harvestman in the infraorder Eupnoi (Phalangioidea), its identity is uncertain, but it is probably a species of Acari (mites).

Stygophalangium karamani
Scientific classification
Kingdom:
Phylum:
Class:
Order:
Opiliones (but see text)
Family:
Stygophalangiidae

Oudemans, 1933
Genus:
Stygophalangium

Oudemans, 1933
Species:
S. karamani
Binomial name
Stygophalangium karamani
Oudemans, 1933

NameEdit

The genus name is a combination of Styx, the river of Greek mythology and the harvestman genus Phalangium. The species is named after zoologist Stanko Karaman, who collected the described specimen.

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