Palaeoxysticus Wunderlich 1985 (crab spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Thomisidae

Full reference: J. Wunderlich. 1985. Ein bisher unbekannte fossile Krabbenspinne aus dem Randecker Maar in Südwest-Deutschland (Arachnida: Araneae: Thomisidae). Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 14:4-13

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

Sister taxa: Borboropactinae, Coriarachne, Ecotona, Facundia, Fiducia, Filiolella, Heterotmarus, Komisumena, Miothomisus, Misumena, Parvulus, Stephanopinae, Synema, Thomisidites, Thomisidites hercynicus, Thomisiraptor, Thomisus, Xysticus, Succiniraptorinae

Subtaxa: Palaeoxysticus extinctus

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Type: Palaeoxysticus extinctus

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Randeck Maar (Wunderlich coll) (Miocene of Germany)

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