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Pentanychidae  Briggs, 1971
Taxonomic Serial No.: 1012451

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Travuniidae Absolon and Kratochvíl, 1932
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - unavailable, other   
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  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: unknown   
  Latest Record Review: 2016   

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  Author(s)/Editor(s): Özdikmen, Hüseyin, and Hakan Demir  
  Publication Date: 2008   
  Article/Chapter Title: New family and genus name, Briggsidae nom. nov. and Briggsus nom. nov., for the harvestmen (Opiliones: Laniatores)   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Munis Entomology and Zoology, vol. 3, no. 1   
  Page(s): 174-176   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1306-3022   
  Notes: Available online at   
  Reference for: Pentanychidae   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Pinto-da-Rocha, Ricardo, Glauco Machado, and Gonzalo Giribet, eds.  
  Publication Date: 2007   
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  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Harvestmen: The Biology of Opiliones   
  Page(s): x + 597   
  Publisher: Harvard University Press   
  Publication Place: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-674-02343-9   
  Reference for: Pentanychidae   

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  Comment: Pentanychidae Briggs 1971 was based on Pentanychus Briggs 1971, but the latter is a junior homonym of the acariform genus Pentanuchus Wainstein 1960. With the genus replaced by Briggsus Özdikmen & Demir 2008, the family Briggsidae Özdikmen & Demir 2008 was proposed to replace Pentanychidae, but this is now treated as a subfamily of Travuniidae  



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