Palaeothele Selden 2000 (spider)

Arachnida - Araneae

Synonym: Eothele Selden 1996 [replaced name]

Full reference: P. A. Selden. 2000. Palaeothele, replacement name for the fossil mesothele spider Eothele Selden non Rowell. Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 11:292

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

See also Selden 1996 and Selden 2000

Sister taxa: Arthrolycosidae, Arthromygalidae, Liphistiidae, Pyritaraneidae

Subtaxa: Palaeothele montceauensis

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Carboniferous of France (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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