Thelyphrynus Petrunkevitch 1913 (whip spider)

Arachnida - Amblypygi

Full reference: A. I. Petrunkevitch. 1913. A monograph of the terrestrial Palaeozoic Arachnida of North America. Transactions of the Connecticut Acadamy of Arts and Sciences 18:1-137

Parent taxon: Amblypygi according to J. A. Dunlop 2018

See also Dunlop et al. 2013, Engel and Grimaldi 2014 and Garwood et al. 2017

Sister taxa: Euamblypygi, Paleoamblypygi, Phrynus fossilis

Subtaxa: Thelyphrynus elongatus

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Type: Thelyphrynus elongatus

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Mazon Creek (Daniels collection) (Carboniferous of Illinois)

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