Phrynus mexicana Poinar and Brown 2004 (whip spider)

Arachnida - Amblypygi - Phrynidae

Full reference: G. Poinar and A. E. Brown. 2004. A new whip spider (Arachnida: Amblypygi), Phrynus mexicana, is described from Mexican amber. Beitr├Ąge zur Araneologie 3:1881-1885

Belongs to Phrynus according to G. Poinar and A. E. Brown 2004

Sister taxon: Phrynus resinae

Type specimen: Poinar A-10-264, a nymph. Its type locality is Mexican amber (Poinar coll), which is in a Miocene terrestrial amber in Mexico.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Mexican amber (Poinar coll)

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