common harvestman

(Phalangium opilio)

Conservation Status
common harvestman
Photo by Luciearl
  IUCN Red List

not listed

     
  NatureServe

N5 - Secure

     
  Minnesota

not listed

     
           
           
           
           
 
Description
 
 

 

 
     
 

Size

 
 

Body Length: to ¼

 
     
 

Similar Species

 
     
     
 
Habitat
 
 

Disturbed areas; open areas on foliage and tree trunks.

 
     
 
Biology
 
 

Behavior

 
 

 

 
     
 

Life Cycle

 
 

 

 
     
 

Food

 
 

 

 
     
 
Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

7, 24, 30.
 
  8/8/2021      
         
 

Occurrence

 
 

Extremely common and very widespread

This is the most widespread species of harvestman in the world.

 
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  Class Arachnida (arachnids)  
 

Order

Opiliones (harvestmen)  
 

Suborder

Eupnoi  
 

Superfamily

Phalangioidea  
 

Family

Phalangiidae  
 

Subfamily

Phalangiinae  
 

Genus

Phalangium  
       
 

Synonyms

 
 

 

 
       
 

Common Names

 
 

brown daddy long legs

common harvestman

daddy long legs

daddy-long-legs

eastern daddy long legs

European harvestman

harvestman

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
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Found on Coneflower

 
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Other Videos
 
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About

Published on Dec 2, 2012

Weberknecht Phalangium opilio
http://www.Tierportraet.ch

 
       

 

Camcorder

 
 
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  Luciearl
8/5/2021

Location: Lake Shore, MN

Found on Coneflower

common harvestman

 
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8/3/2018

Location: Lake Shore, MN

common harvestman

 
           
 
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