Ambiortiphagus Eskov and Zonshtein 1990 (purse web spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Atypidae

Full reference: K. Y. Eskov and S. Zonshtein. 1990. First Mesozoic mygalomorph spiders from the Lower Cretaceous of Siberia and Mongolia, with notes on the system and evolution of the infraorder Mygalomorphae (Chelicerata: Araneae). Neues Jahrbuch für Geologie und Paläontologie, Abhandlungen 178:325-368

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

Sister taxon: Atypus

Subtaxa: Ambiortiphagus ponomarenkoi

View classification

Type: Ambiortiphagus ponomarenkoi

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Bon Tsagaan (PIN collection 3559, outcrop 78/25) (Cretaceous of Mongolia)

Show more details


Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.


Click image to enlarge. Click to access iDigBio record.