Author: Jan Scholten
Name: Phalangida; harvestmen; daddy longlegs; granddaddy longlegs.
Zoology: 6500 species.
4 suborders: Cyphophthalmi, Eupnoi, Dyspnoi, and Laniatores.
Taxonomy: The phylogenetic position within Arachnida is disputed: their closest relatives may be the mites (Acari) or the Novogenuata (the Scorpiones, Pseudoscorpiones and Solifugae). superficially similar to spiders, Araneae.
fused body; single pair of eyes in the middle of their cephalothorax.