Britopygus weygoldti Dunlop and Martill 2002 (whip spider)

Arachnida - Amblypygi - Phrynidae

Full reference: J. A. Dunlop and D. M. Martill. 2002. The first whipspider (Arachnida: Amblypygi) and three new whipscorpions (Arachnida: Thelyphonida) from the Lower Cretaceous Crato Formation of Brazil. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences 92:325-334

Belongs to Britopygus according to J. A. Dunlop and V. Barov 2005

See also Dunlop and Martill 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: SMNS 64332, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Crato (SMNS collection), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large carbonate in the Crato Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Crato (SMNS collection)

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