Pholcochyrocer altipecten Wunderlich 2017 (spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Pholcochyroceridae

Full reference: J. Wunderlich. 2017. New and rare fossil spiders (Araneae) in mid Cretaceous amber from Myanmar (Burma), including the description of new extinct families of the suborders Mesothelae and Opisthothelae, as well as notes on the taxonomy, the evolution and the biogeography of the Mesothelae. Ten Papers on Fossil and Extant Spiders (Araneae). Beitr├Ąge zur Araneologie 10:72-279

Belongs to Pholcochyrocer according to J. Wunderlich 2017

Sister taxa: Pholcochyrocer baculum, Pholcochyrocer calidum, Pholcochyrocer guttulaeque, Pholcochyrocer pecten, Pholcochyrocer vermiculus

Type specimen: F3035/BU/CJW, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Burmese amber (Wunderlich coll), which is in a Cenomanian terrestrial amber in Myanmar.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Burmese amber (Wunderlich coll)

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