Paracharonopsis cambayensis Engel and Grimaldi 2014 (whip spider)

Arachnida - Amblypygi - Paracharontidae

Full reference: M. S. Engel and D. A. Grimaldi. 2014. Whipspiders (Arachnida: Amblypygi) in amber from the early Eocene and mid-Cretaceous, including maternal care. Novitates Paleoentomologicae 9:1-17

Belongs to Paracharonopsis according to M. S. Engel and D. A. Grimaldi 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH Tad 456, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Tadkeshwar lignite mine (Cambay amber), which is in a Ypresian terrestrial amber in India.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Tadkeshwar lignite mine (Cambay amber)

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