Eoarchaea Forster and Platnick 1984 (spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Archaeidae

Full reference: R. R. Forster and N. I. Platnick. 1984. A review of the archaeid spiders and their relatives, with notes on the limits of the Superfamily Palpimanoidea (Arachnida, Araneae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 178:1-106

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

Sister taxa: Afrarchaea, Archaea, Archaeinae, Baltarchaea, Eriauchenius, Jurarchaea, Jurarchaeinae, Lacunaucheniinae, Madagascarchaea, Myrmecarchaea, Patarchaea, Saxonarchaea

Subtaxa: Eoarchaea hyperoptica Eoarchaea vidua

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Germany (1 collection), Lithuania (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (3)

Total: 6 collections including 8 occurrences

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