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An arachnid with a globular body and very long thin legs, typically living in leaf litter and on tree trunks.
- ‘I'm sure it wasn't a harvestman, since it had a web.’
- ‘Cave crickets and harvestmen or ‘daddy longlegs’ that live inside the caves during the day and feed outside the caves at night contribute important nutrients to the cave ecosystem.’
- ‘In one species of harvestman in Panama it is the males, rather than the females, that take care of the young, a very rare phenomenon.’
- ‘The 400-million-year-old fossil organ belongs to a harvestmen or daddy longlegs, a non-web-spinning arachnid, related to mites and ticks.’
- ‘While some species may be better at hunting than others, most harvestmen scavenge dead plants and animals, only occasionally catching relatively easy prey, such as small caterpillars.’
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