Forsteropsalis distincta ( Forster 1964 ) Taylor, 2011

Taylor, Christopher K., 2011, Revision of the genus Megalopsalis (Arachnida: Opiliones: Phalangioidea) in Australia and New Zealand and implications for phalangioid classification 2773, Zootaxa 2773 (1), pp. 1-65 : 50

publication ID

https://doi.org/ 10.11646/zootaxa.2773.1.1

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:5971A49B-D463-472F-B68F-2BDE485A3EAE

DOI

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.5294804

persistent identifier

https://treatment.plazi.org/id/516EE51C-2151-DC11-E095-F9DAFD3AF86C

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scientific name

Forsteropsalis distincta ( Forster 1964 )
status

new combination

Forsteropsalis distincta ( Forster 1964) new combination

Pantopsalis distincta Forster 1964: 110–112 , figs 152–153, 161–162, 171–173.

Megalopsalis distincta (Forster) — Taylor 2004: 61.

Material examined. AU. 1 female, Laurie Harbour , Terror Cove, Auckland I, New Zealand, 1 March 1981, under logs ( NZAC) .

Comments. A single female specimen of this species was examined. Despite the statement by Forster (1964) that the male of this species lacks an apophysis on the pedipalpal patella, the female has a small pointed apophysis on the patella as otherwise found only in Forsteropsalis species. Pantopsalis distincta is therefore most likely a species of this genus. The type specimen was deposited at the Canterbury Museum (CMNZ), but could not be located (S. Pollard, personal communication 2001).

NZAC

New Zealand Arthropod Collection

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Arachnida

Order

Opiliones

Family

Neopilionidae

Genus

Forsteropsalis

Loc

Forsteropsalis distincta ( Forster 1964 )

Taylor, Christopher K. 2011
2011
Loc

Megalopsalis distincta (Forster)

Taylor, C. K. 2004: 61
2004
Loc

Pantopsalis distincta

Forster, R. R. 1964: 112
1964