SYNOPSIS OF THE DESCRIBED OPILIONES OF THE WORLD
3/7/2005 
                                                         Recent        Fossil      Status
                                                      Gen.  Spec.    Gen.   Spec.
 
ORDER            Opiliones                           1638    6125      8      27 
SUBORDER           Cyphophthalmi                       26     109      0       0 
INFRAORDER          Tropicophthalmi
SUPERFAMILY               Stylocelloidea                3      27      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Stylocellidae               3      27      0       0 * Complete
SUPERFAMILY               Ogoveoidea                    5      14      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Ogoveidae                   2       3      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Neogoveidae                 3      11      0       0 * Complete
INFRAORDER          Temperophthalmi
SUPERFAMILY               Sironoidea                   19      71      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Pettalidae                 11      38      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Sironidae                   7      27      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Troglosironidae             1       6      0       0 * Complete
SUBORDER           Eupnoi                             217    1721      4      11 
SUPERFAMILY               Caddoidea                     6      21      0       1 * Complete
FAMILY                      Caddidae                    6      21      0       1 * Complete
SUPERFAMILY               Phalangioidea               211    1702      4      10 * Complete
FAMILY                      Phalangioideaincertae       0       0      3       3 * Complete
FAMILY                      Monoscutidae                5      32      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Neopilionidae               8      15      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Sclerosomatidae           148    1273      1       4 * Complete
FAMILY                      Stygophalangiidae           1       1      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Phalangiidae               49     381      0       3 * Complete
SUBORDER           Dyspnoi                             32     321      3      11 
SUPERFAMILY               Ischyropsalidoidea            7      96      0       1 * Complete
FAMILY                      Ceratolasmatidae            4      16      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Ischyropsalididae           1      35      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Sabaconidae                 2      45      0       1 * Complete
SUPERFAMILY               Nemastomatoidea              18     181      2       8 * Complete
FAMILY                      Dicranolasmatidae           1      17      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Nemastomatidae             16     162      1       5 * Complete
FAMILY                      Nemastomoididae             0       0      1       3 * Complete
FAMILY                      Nipponopsalididae           1       2      0       0 * Complete
SUPERFAMILY               Troguloidea                   7      44      1       2 * Complete
FAMILY                      Eotrogulidae                0       0      1       1 * Complete
FAMILY                      Trogulidae                  7      44      0       1 * Complete
SUBORDER           Laniatores                        1362    3967      0       4 
INFRAORDER          Insidiatores
SUPERFAMILY               Travunioidea                137     492      0       0 
FAMILY                      Cladonychiidae              5      16      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Pentanychidae               2       6      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Synthetonychidae            1      14      0       0 
FAMILY                      Travuniidae                 9      13      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Triaenonychidae           120     443      0       0 * 
INFRAORDER          Grassatores
SUPERFAMILY               Grassatoresincertae          69      88      0       1 
FAMILY                      Grassatoresincertae        69      88      0       1 
SUPERFAMILY               Biantoidea                  128     375      0       2 * Complete
FAMILY                      Biantidae                  29     128      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Escadabiidae                4       6      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Minuidae                    9      32      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Podoctidae                 58     131      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Samoidae                   26      50      0       2 * Complete
FAMILY                      Stygnommatidae              2      28      0       0 * Complete
SUPERFAMILY               Epedanoidea                  70     193      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Epedanidae                 70     193      0       0 
SUPERFAMILY               Gonyleptoidea               839    2371      0       1 * Complete
FAMILY                      Agoristenidae              25      71      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Assamiidae                246     444      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Cosmetidae                126     708      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Cranaidae                  76     143      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Gonyleptidae              284     819      0       1 * Complete
FAMILY                      Manaosbiidae               27      47      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Stygnidae                  27      73      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Stygnopsidae                8      36      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Trionyxellidae             20      30      0       0 * Complete
SUPERFAMILY               Phalangodoidea               40     229      0       0 
FAMILY                      Oncopodidae                 5      64      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Phalangodidae              22     119      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      Pyramidopidae              13      46      0       0 
SUPERFAMILY               Zalmoxoidea                  79     221      0       0 * Complete
FAMILY                      ZalmoxoideaInsertae         1       5      0       0 
FAMILY                      Guasiniidae                 2       2      0       0 
FAMILY                      Icaleptidae                 2       2      0       0 
FAMILY                      Zalmoxioidae               74     212      0       0 
SUBORDER           Opilionesincertae                    6      78      3       3 
SUPERFAMILY               Opilionesincertae             0       0      1       1 
FAMILY                      Opilionesincertae           0       0      1       1