Biantes parvulus (Hirst, 1911)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Hinzuanius parvulus Hirst, 1911 (original combination)


Conservation Status


Last record 1972

IUCN RedList status: Critically Endangered (Possibly Extinct)



Mahé, Praslin & Silhouette islands, Seychelles


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Hirst, S. (1911). The Areneæ, Opiliones and Pseudoscorpiones. Percy Sladen Trust Expedition to the Indian Ocean in 1905 under the leadership of Mr. J. Stanley Gardiner. Trans. Linn. Soc. Lond., Zool. 14: 379-395.


Other references:

Gerlach, Justin. (2014). Biantes parvulus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2014: e.T196756A21513969. Downloaded on 20 December 2015.

Gerlach, J. & Yu. Marusik. 2010. Arachnida and Myriapoda of the Seychelles islands. Siri Scientific Press, Manchester.

Staręga, Wojciech. (1989). Harvestmen (Opiliones) from the Mascarene Islands and resurrection of the family Zalmoxidae. Ann. Natal Mus. 30: 1-8.

Staręga, Wojciech. (1992). An annotated check-list of Afrotropical harvestmen, excluding the Phalangiidae (Opiliones). Ann. Natal Mus. 33(2): 271-336.


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