What are harvestmen?










Figure 3. The oldest known harvestman, Eophalangium sheari from the Rhynie chert, Scotland. (A) Female in lateral section showing ovipositor. (B) Male opisthosoma in ventral section showing styliform penis and opisthosoma surrounded by long, slender legs. Abbreviations: cx = coxa; em = eye mound; gu = gut; ov = ovipositor; pe = penis. Scale bars = 1 mm.


Photos: H. Hass, reproduced from www.abdn.ac.uk/rhynie/harvestmen.htm