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Syndaesia mastix
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Solifugae
Family: Daesiidae
Genus: Syndaesia
Maury, 1980
S. mastix
Binomial name
Syndaesia mastix
Maury, 1980 [1]

Syndaesia mastix is a species of arachnids in the order Solifugae, and the only member of the genus Syndaesia. It lives in western Argentina, and is one of only two daesiids in South America, the other being Ammotrechelis goetschi from the Atacama Desert; all other South American solifugids are in the families Eremobatidae and Ammotrechidae.[2]


  1. ^ Emilio A. Maury (1980). "Presencia de la familia Daesiidae en América del Sur con la descripción de un nuevo género (Solifugae)" [The presence of the family Daesiidae in South America with the description of a new genus (Solifugae)]. Journal of Arachnology. 8 (1): 59–67. JSTOR 3705205.
  2. ^ Charles Leonard Hogue (1993). "Sun spiders". Latin American insects and entomology. University of California Press. pp. 143–144. ISBN 978-0-520-07849-9.