Thelyphrynus elongatus 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

Belongs to Thelyphrynus according to J. A. Dunlop 2018

See also Dunlop et al. 2013, Petrunkevitch 1913 and Petrunkevitch 1953

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Mazon Creek (Daniels collection), which is in a Westphalian D interdistributary bay mudstone in the Carbondale Formation of Illinois

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Mazon Creek (Daniels collection)

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