Palaeohygropoda myanmarensis Penney 2004 (spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Praeterleptonetidae

Full reference: D. Penney. 2004. A new genus and species of Pisauridae (Araneae) in Cretaceous Burmese amber. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 2:141-145

Belongs to Palaeohygropoda according to J. A. Dunlop et al. 2013

See also Penney 2004 and Wunderlich 2008

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NHM In. 19132(1), an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Burmese amber (Swinhoe collection, BMNH), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber in Myanmar.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Burmese amber (Swinhoe collection, BMNH)

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