Collonychium sp., copyright Abel Pérez González.

Belongs within: Gonyleptidae.

Collonychium is a genus of gonyleptid harvestmen found in southeast Brazil. It was synonymised by Kury (2003) with the genus Paragonyleptes, but a number of species previously included in the latter genus were left unplaced.

See also: Taxon of the Week: Collonychium.

<==Collonychium Bertkau 1880 K03 (see below for synonymy)
    |--C. bicuspidatum (Koch 1839) (see below for synonymy) K03
    |--‘Paragonyleptes’ asperulus (Roewer 1930) [=Moreira asperula] K03
    |--‘Paragonyleptes’ auricola Mello-Leitão 1924 K03
    |--‘Paragonyleptes’ bimaculatus (Sørensen 1884) [=Gonyleptes bimaculatus] K03
    |--‘Paragonyleptes’ calcaratus Roewer 1930 K03
    |--‘Paragonyleptes’ dubius Mello-Leitão 1932 K03
    |--‘Paragonyleptes’ frontalis (Roewer 1930) [=Moreira frontalis] K03
    |--‘Paragonyleptes’ gonypernoides (Piza 1943) [=Gonyleptilus gonypernoides] K03
    |--‘Paragonyleptes’ hamiferus (Mello-Leitão 1935) [=Gonyleptilus hamiferus] K03
    |--C. perlatum (Mello-Leitão 1935) (see below for synonymy) K03
    `--‘Paragonyleptes’ pygoplus Roewer 1917 K03

Collonychium Bertkau 1880 K03 [incl. Anisoleptes Piza 1940 K03, Kainganga Mello-Leitão 1933 K03, Metagonyleptoides Mello-Leitão 1923 K03, Moojenia Mello-Leitão 1935 K03, Moogenia (l. c.) K03, Nictheroya Mello-Leitão 1926 K03, KA-Z11, Nicteroia (l. c.) K03, Nictheroia (l. c.) K03, Paragonyleptes Roewer 1913 K03]

Collonychium bicuspidatum (Koch 1839) [=Gonyleptes bicuspidatus, Paragonyleptes bicuspidatus; incl. *Metagonyleptoides anomalus Mello-Leitão 1923, Metagonyleptoides anomalos (l. c.), *Collonychium bicuspidatum Bertkau 1880 non G. bicuspidatus Koch 1839, *Kainganga flangei Mello-Leitão 1933, Paragonyleptes flangei, *Nictheroya incerta Mello-Leitão 1927, Nictheroia (l. c.) incerta, Paragonyleptes luteispinis Mello-Leitão 1932, Metagoniosoma metropolitanum Mello-Leitão 1932, Gonyleptes metropolitanum, G. tijucanus Mello-Leitão 1932] K03

Collonychium perlatum (Mello-Leitão 1935) [=*Moojenia perlata, Moogenia (l. c.) perlata, Metagonyleptoides perlatus; incl. *Anisoleptes condecoratus Piza 1940, Metagonyleptes condecoratus] K03

*Type species of generic name indicated


[K03] Kury, A. B. 2003. Annotated catalogue of the Laniatores of the New World (Arachnida, Opiliones). Revista Ibérica de Aracnología, volumen especial monográfico 1: 1–337.

[KA-Z11] Kury, A. B., & M. A. Alonso-Zarazaga. 2011. Addenda and corrigenda to the "Annotated catalogue of the Laniatores of the New World (Arachnida, Opiliones)". Zootaxa 3034: 47–68.

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