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Cretamygale Seldon, 2002
   
Pronounced
CRET-am-ee-GAHL-ay

Meaning

Chalk spider
Classification

Cretamygale chasei Seldon, 2002

Stratigraphy
Wessex Formation
Lifestyle
Would have lived like modern spiders, making webs and catching flying insects
Locality
250 metres south-east of Chilton Chine

Description of Material

Bipectinate (nemesiid?) mygalomorph with ocular tubercle, caput not strongly raised, sloping thoracic region, pair of erect setae on anterior wall of fovea; on at least leg 1, tarsus and metatarsus with symmetrically arranged scopulae, tarsus cracked ventrally, no claw tufts.

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