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harvestmen

the order Opiliones (Arachnida) which live in leaf litter and have the appearance of long-legged spiders, though the prosoma and opisthosoma are fused into a single structure.
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Desde entonces varios investigadores nacionales y extranjeros han realizado importantes aportes al conocimiento de los ambientes hipogeos y sus recursos biologicos En el caso particular del departamento de Santander se han reportado estudios bioespeleologicos con descripcion de especies nuevas en los siguientes grupos: peces (SKET, 1988; ARDILA-RODRIGUEZ, 2006; CASTELLANOS-MORALES 2007, 2008, 2010), murcielagos (MUNOZSABA et al, 2013), Opiliones (VILLAREAL & RODRIGUEZ, 2006), cangrejos (CAMPOS & RODRIGUEZ, 1985; RODRIGUEZ, 1985), entre otros.
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