Orchestina gappi Saupe et al. 2012 (goblin spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Oonopidae

Full reference: E. E. Saupe, R. Pérez-de la Fuente, P. A. Selden, X. Delclòs, P. Tafforeau and C. Soriano. 2012. New Orchestina Simon, 1882 (Araneae: Oonopidae) from Cretaceous ambers of Spain and France: first spiders described using phase-contrast X-ray synchrotron microtomography. Palaeontology 55:127-143

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

See also Saupe et al. 2012

Sister taxa: Orchestina (Baltorchestina), Orchestina (Gallorchestina), Orchestina baltica, Orchestina breviembolus, Orchestina colombiensis, Orchestina crassiembolus, Orchestina dominicana, Orchestina forceps, Orchestina fushunensis, Orchestina gracilitibialis, Orchestina kenyana, Orchestina longimana, Orchestina madagascariensis, Orchestina mortua, Orchestina pusilla, Orchestina rabagensis, Orchestina sakhalinensis, Orchestina tibialis, Orchestina truncata, Orchestina tuberosa

Type specimen: IGR.ARC-28.2, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Font-de-Benon Quarry, A1sl-A level, which is in an Albian terrestrial amber in France.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Font-de-Benon Quarry, A1sl-A level

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