Orthotarbus Petrunkevitch 1945 (phalangiotarbid)

Arachnida - Phalangiotarbida - Architarbidae

Full reference: A. I. Petrunkevitch. 1945. Palaeozoic Arachnida of Illinois. An enquiry into their evolutionary trends. Illinois State Museum, Scientific Papers 3(2):1-72

Parent taxon: Architarbidae according to J. A. Dunlop et al. 2013

See also Petrunkevitch 1945, Petrunkevitch 1949, Petrunkevitch 1953 and Štamberg and Zajíc 2008

Sister taxa: Architarbus, Bornatarbus, Discotarbus, Geratarbus, Goniotarbus, Hadrachne, Leptotarbus, Mesotarbus, Metatarbus, Ootarbus, Paratarbus, Phalangiotarbus, Pycnotarbus, Triangulotarbus

Subtaxa: Orthotarbus longipes Orthotarbus minutus Orthotarbus nyranensis Orthotarbus robustus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of the Czech Republic (1 collection), Germany (1), United States (2: Illinois)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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