Opilionea

Opil·​i·​o·​nea | \ ōˌpilēˈōnēə\
variants: or Opiliones \ -​ˌnēz \ or Opilionina \ -​əˈnīnə \

Definition of Opilionea

taxonomic synonym of phalangida

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History and Etymology for Opilionea

New Latin, from Opilion-, Opilio, genus of arachnids, from Latin opilion-, opilio shepherd, from ovis sheep + -pilion-, -pilio driver (from pellere to drive)

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