Cretamygale chasei Selden 2002 (spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Nemesiidae

Full reference: P. A. Selden. 2002. First British Mesozoic spider, from Cretaceous amber of the Isle of Wight, southern England. Palaeontology 45:973-983

Belongs to Cretamygale according to P. A. Selden 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: IWCMS 1994.101, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Wealden amber, Chilton Chine, Isle of Wight (IWCMS collection), which is in a Barremian terrestrial amber in the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Wealden amber, Chilton Chine, Isle of Wight (IWCMS collection)

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