Haupt J. 2009. Chelicerae of arachnids: facts and fiction // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.18. No.12: 1719 [in English].

Gluckweg 6, 12247 Berlin-Lankwitz, Germany (deceased)

KEY WORDS: Arachnida, chelicerae, phylogeny.

ABSTRACT. Chelicerae of some Arachnida were studied to demonstrate that there is proof that the thelyphonid chelicerae are three-articulated. The phylogeny of Uropygi-Ambypygi-Araneae is briefly discussed and the term “Pedipalpi”, as an ordinal name, is treated as inappropriate.

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