Palaeothele montceauensis Selden 1996 (spider)

Arachnida - Araneae

Alternative combination: Eothele montceauensis

Full reference: P. A. Selden. 1996. First fossil mesothele spider, from the Carboniferous of France. Revue Suisse de Zoologie hors série:585-596

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

See also Selden 1996 and Selden 2000

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: MHNA 51961, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Montceau-les-Mines (Sotty MNHN/MHNA coll), which is in a Stephanian B deltaic mudstone in France.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of France (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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