Photo by Melody

Harvestman, Daddy Longlegs (Leiobunum vittatum)

Order: Opiliones (oh-pil-ee-OH-nees) (Info)
Family: Sclerosomatidae
Genus: Leiobunum
Species: vittatum


1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives


This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Ludington, Michigan

By floraphiliac
Thumbnail #1 of Harvestman, Daddy Longlegs (Leiobunum vittatum) by floraphiliac

Member Notes:

Positive floraphiliac On Jul 22, 2013, floraphiliac from Ludington, MI
(Zone 6a) wrote:

Although they belong to the class Arachnida, harvestmen are in the order Opiliones; therefore they are not spiders, which are members of the order Araneae. Harvestmen do not have silk glands. They also do not possess venom glands and accordingly pose absolutely no danger to humans.

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