Male Gryne pluriarcuata, copyright A. B. Kury.

Belongs within: Cosmetidae.

Gryne is a genus of cosmetid harvestmen found in South America with a large pair of central spines on the dorsum.

Characters (from Roewer 1923): Slim animals with long, thin legs. Area I with one median tubercle pair; area III with one median spine pair; areas II, IV and IV free tergites I–III unarmed. Second cheliceral segment in both sexes small and normally built. Legs in both sexes with basal segments of legs III and IV of the same habitus and strength as in legs I and II; tarsi I–IV each with more than six segments, variable. Secondary sexual dimorphism expressed in leg IV of male.

<==Gryne Simon 1879 K03
    |--G. marginalis (Perty 1833) (see below for synonymy) K03
    |--G. amazonica Roewer 1947 K03
    |--G. andina Roewer 1947 K03
    |--G. coccinelloides (Mello-Leitão 1935) (see below for synonymy) K03
    |--G. dimorpha Mello-Leitão 1928 K03
    |--G. leprosa Sørensen 1932 [=Poecilaema leprosum ms] K03
    |--G. orensis (Sørensen 1879) [=Cosmetus orensis; incl. G. angustipes Mello-Leitão 1931, G. angusticeps (l. c.)] K03
    |--G. perlata Mello-Leitão 1936 K03
    |--G. pluriarcuata Mello-Leitão 1936 K03
    |--G. pustulata Roewer 1927 K03
    `--G. vermiculata Mello-Leitão 1944 K03

Gryne coccinelloides (Mello-Leitão 1935) [=Poecilaema coccinelloides; incl. Gryne reticulata Piza 1938, Iryne (l. c.) reticulata] K03

Gryne marginalis (Perty 1833) [=Cosmetus marginalis, Paecilaema marginale non Cynorta marginalis Banks 1909, Poecilaema marginale; incl. *Gryne paraensis Simon 1879] 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.

Roewer, C. F. 1923. Die Weberknechte der Erde: Systematisches Bearbeitung der bisher bekannten Opiliones. Gustav Fischer: Jena.

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