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 2017

See also Dunlop et al. 2013, Penney 2003, Wunderlich 2008 and Wunderlich 2015

Sister taxa: Burmesarchaea alissa, Burmesarchaea caudata, Burmesarchaea crassicaput, Burmesarchaea crassichelae, Burmesarchaea gibber, Burmesarchaea gibberoides, Burmesarchaea gibbosa, Burmesarchaea longicollum, Burmesarchaea propinqua, Burmesarchaea pseudogibber, Burmesarchaea pustulata, Burmesarchaea quadrata, Burmesarchaea speciosa

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


• Cretaceous of Myanmar (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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