Archaemecys Saupe and Selden 2009 (spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Archaeidae

Full reference: E. E. Saupe and P. A. Selden. 2009. First fossil Mecysmaucheniidae (Arachnida, Chelicerata, Araneae), from Lower Cretaceous (uppermost Albian) amber of Charente-Maritime, France. Geodiversitas 31:49-60

Parent taxon: Archaeinae according to J. Wunderlich 2015

See also Dunlop et al. 2013

Sister taxon: Burmesarchaea

Subtaxa: Archaemecys arcantiensis

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Archingeay-Les-Nouillers, subunit A1sl-A (Charentese amber) (Cretaceous of France)

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