Burmesarchaea grimaldii Penney 2003 (spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Archaeidae

Alternative combination: Afrarchaea grimaldii

Full reference: D. Penney. 2003. Afrarchaea grimaldii, a new species of Archaeidae (Araneae) in Cretaceous Burmese amber. The Journal of Arachnology 31:122-130

Belongs to Burmesarchaea according to J. Wunderlich 2015

See also Dunlop et al. 2013, Penney 2003 and Wunderlich 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH Bu–256, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Burmese amber (AMNH collection), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber in Myanmar.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Myanmar (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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