Architarbus Scudder 1868 (phalangiotarbid)

Arachnida - Phalangiotarbida - Architarbidae

Synonym: Geraphrynus Scudder 1884

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1868. Supplement to descriptions of articulates. Descriptions of fossil insects found on Mazon Creek, and near Morris, Grundy Co. Ill. Geological Survey of Illinois 3:566-572

Parent taxon: Architarbidae according to J. A. Dunlop et al. 2013

See also Karsch 1882, Melander 1903, Petrunkevitch 1945, Petrunkevitch 1949, Petrunkevitch 1953 and Rössler et al. 2003

Sister taxa: Bornatarbus, Discotarbus, Geratarbus, Goniotarbus, Hadrachne, Leptotarbus, Mesotarbus, Metatarbus, Ootarbus, Orthotarbus, Paratarbus, Phalangiotarbus, Pycnotarbus, Triangulotarbus

Subtaxa: Architarbus hoffmanni Architarbus minor Architarbus rotundatus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of Germany (1 collection), United States (6: Illinois)

Total: 7 collections including 10 occurrences

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