Cretadiplura ceara Selden 2006 (funnel-web tarantula)

Arachnida - Araneae - Dipluridae

Full reference: P. A. Selden. 2006. Systematic palaeontology, in Mygalomorph spiders (Araneae: Dipluridae) from the Lower Cretaceous Crato Lagerst├Ątte, Araripe basin, north-east Brazil. Palaeontology 49:817-826

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

See also Selden 2006

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MfN MB.A 979, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Crato (MfNB collection), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large carbonate in the Crato Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (5 collections)

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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