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Gen. Harmonicon F. O. Pickard-Cambridge , 1896 [ ]
N.B.: removed from the synonymy of Diplura C. L. Koch, 1850 by Maréchal & Marty, 1998, contra Raven, 1985a, but seemingly construed to include only the type species (H. rufescens) and one new species, as no mention was made of either H. nigridorsi Mello-Leitão, 1924 or H. riveti Simon, 1903 (Pseudohermachura Mello-Leitão, 1927 and Prosharmonicon Mello-Leitão, 1938 were confirmed as junior synonyms of Diplura rather than H. by Drolshagen & Bäckstam, 2011: 91); Harmonicum is an invalid emendation.
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F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1896: 755 (type Harmonicon rufescens F. O. Pickard-Cambridge, 1896; gender neuter)
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Pickard-Cambridge, F. O. (1896). On the Theraphosidae of the lower Amazons: being an account of the new genera and species of this group of spiders discovered during the expedition of the steamship "Faraday" up the river Amazons. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 64(3): 716-766, pl. 33-35. doi:10.1111/j.1096-3642.1896.tb03076.x download pdf

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