†family Anthracomartidae Haase 1890 (arthropod)

Arachnida - Trigonotarbida - Anthracomartidae

Synonyms: Brachypygidae Pocock 1911, Coryphomartidae Petrunkevitch 1945, Pleomartidae Petrunkevitch 1945, Promygalidae Fritsch 1904

Full reference: E. Haase. 1890. Beiträg zur Kenntniss der fossilen Arachniden. Zeitschrift der Deutschen Geologischen Gesellschaft 42:629-657

Parent taxon: Trigonotarbida according to M. Hyzny et al. 2013

See also Dunlop et al. 2013, Dunlop and Rößler 2002, Guthörl 1934, Haase 1890, Petrunkevitch 1945, Petrunkevitch 1949, Petrunkevitch 1953, Selden and Pillola 2009 and Wright and Selden 2011

Sister taxa: Aenigmatarbus, Anthracomartus hageni, Anthracophrynus, Anthracosironidae, Aphantomartidae, Archaeomartidae, Areomartus, Elaverimartus, Elaverimartus pococki, Eophrynidae, Eophrynus scharfi, Eurymartidae, Eurymartus spinulosus, Kreischeriidae, Lissomartidae, Namurotarbus, Palaeocharinidae, Palaeocteniza, Palaeotarbus, Permotarbus, Termes buchi, Trigonomartus woodruffi, Trigonotarbidae, Tynecotarbus

Subtaxa: Anthracomartus Brachypyge Eurymartus Eurymartus latus Maiocercus

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Permian of Germany (1 collection)

• Carboniferous of Belgium (6), Canada (4: New Brunswick, Nova Scotia), the Czech Republic (4), France (2), Germany (4), Italy (1), Poland (1), Slovakia (1), the United Kingdom (15), United States (2: Arkansas, Kansas)

Total: 41 collections including 61 occurrences

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