Montsecarachne amicorum Selden 2014 (plectreurid spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Plectreuridae

Full reference: P. A. Selden. 2014. A new spider (Araneae: Haplogynae: Plectreuridae) from the Cretaceous fossil-Lagerst├Ątte of El Montsec, Spain. The Journal of Arachnology 42:16-23

Belongs to Montsecarachne according to P. A. Selden 2014

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: LC-3780-IEI, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is La Cabrua outcrop, Sierra del Montsec (IEI collection), which is in a Barremian lacustrine - large lime mudstone in the la Pedrera de Rubies Formation of Spain.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at La Cabrua outcrop, Sierra del Montsec (IEI collection)

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