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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Ordo: Opiliones
Subordo: Dyspnoi
Superfamilia: Acropsopilionoidea

Familia: Acropsopilionidae
Genus: Acropsopilio
Species (6): A. australicus – A. boopis – A. chilensis – A. chomulae – A. neozelandiae – A. venezuelensis

Name

Acropsopilio Silvestri, 1904

Type species: Acropsopilio chilensis Silvestri, 1904
Fixation: original designation

Synonymy

Zeopsopilio Forster, 1948: 139 [Shear, 1975: 75 (NEW SUBJECTIVE SYNONYMY)]


Type species: Zeopsopilio neozelandiae Forster, 1948
Fixation: original designation (p. 140) [And monotypy]

References

Forster, R.R. 1948: A new genus and species of the family Acropsopilionidae (Opiliones) from New Zealand. Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand 77(1): 139–141, plate 10. Full article (PDF) Reference page.
Shultz, J.W. 2013: Significant range extensions for two caddid harvestmen in eastern North America, Caddo pepperella and Acropsopilio boopis (Opiliones: Eupnoi: Caddidae). Zootaxa 3637(1): 94–96. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3637.1.12 Reference page.
Shear, W.A. 1975: The opilionid family Caddidae in North America, with notes on species from other regions (Opiliones, Palpatores, Caddoidea). Journal of arachnology, 2: 65–88. PDF

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