Mesoproctus rowlandi Dunlop 1998 (whip scorpion)

Arachnida - Thelyphonida - Thelyphonidae

Full reference: J. A. Dunlop. 1998. A fossil whipscorpion from the Lower Cretaceous of Brazil. The Journal of Arachnology 26:291-295

Belongs to Mesoproctus according to J. A. Dunlop and D. M. Martill 2002

See also Dunlop 1998

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Ulster Museum K28006, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Crato (Ulster Museum coll), which is in an Aptian lacustrine - large carbonate in the Crato Formation of Brazil.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of Brazil (3 collections)

Total: 3 collections each including a single occurrence

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