Dorsal view of Dentobunus punctipes, from Roewer (1955).

Belongs within: Sclerosomatidae.

Dentobunus is a genus of sclerosomatid harvestmen from southern Asia characterised by the presence of one or two pairs of long spines on the eyemound, and a pair of median spines on the opisthosoma.

Characters (from Roewer 1955): Femora I–IV with nodules; areas 1 and 2 of scutum each with a median spine; eyemound with one or two pairs of upstanding, large spines prodorsally, otherwise smooth or granular; femora I and III cylindrical and longer than body.

<==Dentobunus Roewer 1910 S85
    |--*D. kraepelinii Roewer 1910 R10
    |--D. acuarius (Thorell 1891) R55 [=Gagrella acuaria R23]
    |--D. albimaculatus Roewer 1929 R55
    |--D. auratus Roewer 1910 R55
    |--D. aurolucens Roewer 1923 R55
    |--D. balicus Roewer 1931 R55
    |--D. basalis Roewer 1931 R55
    |--D. bicorniger (Simon 1901) R55 [=Gagrella bicornigera R23]
    |--D. bicoronatus Roewer 1931 R55
    |--D. bidentatus (Thorell 1891) R55 [=Gagrella bidentata R23]
    |--D. buruensis Roewer 1955 R55
    |--D. chaetopus (Thorell 1889) R55 [=Gagrella chaetopus R23]
    |--D. cupreus Roewer 1955 R55
    |--D. dentatus (With 1903) R55 [=Gagrella dentata R23]
    |--D. distichus Roewer 1955 R55
    |--D. feuerborni Roewer 1931 R55
    |--D. imperator (With 1903) R55 [=Gagrella imperator R23]
    |    |--D. i. imperator R55
    |    `--D. i. ‘dentatus’ (With 1903) R55 [=Gagrella imperator dentata non G. dentata With 1903 R23]
    |--D. insignitus Roewer 1910 R55
    |--D. luteus Roewer 1910 R55
    |--D. magnificus Roewer 1912 R55
    |--D. punctipes Roewer 1931 R55
    |--D. quadridentatus Roewer 1923 R55
    |--D. ramicornis (Thorell 1894) R55 [=Gagrella ramicornis R23]
    |--D. renschi Roewer 1931 R55
    |--D. rufus Roewer 1910 R55
    |--D. selangoris Roewer 1955 R55
    |--D. siamensis Roewer 1955 S85
    |--D. tenuis (Loman 1892) R55 [=Gagrella tenuis R23]
    |--D. unicolor Roewer 1911 R55
    `--D. waigeuensis Roewer 1955 R55

*Type species of generic name indicated


[R10] Roewer, C.-F. 1910. Revision der Opiliones Plagiostethi (=Opiliones Palpatores). I. Teil: Familie der Phalangiidae. (Subfamilien: Gagrellini, Liobunini, Leptobunini). Abhandlungen aus dem Gebiete der Naturwissenschaften, herausgegeben vom Naturwissenschaftlichen Verein in Hamburg 19 (4): 1–294

[R23] Roewer, C.-F. 1923. Die Weberknechte der Erde: Systematische Bearbeitung der bisher bekannnten Opiliones. Gustav Fischer: Jena.

[R55] Roewer, C. F. 1955. Indoaustralische Gagrellinae (Opiliones, Arachnidae). (Weitere Weberknechte XVIII). 3. Teil. Senckenbergiana Biologica 36 (1–2): 71–121.

[S85] Suzuki, S. 1985. A synopsis of the Opiliones of Thailand (Arachnida) II. Palpatores. Steenstrupia 11 (7): 209–257.

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