Cretaceous arachnid Chimerarachne yingi gen. et sp. nov. illuminates spider origins

@article{Wang2017CretaceousAC,
  title={Cretaceous arachnid Chimerarachne yingi gen. et sp. nov. illuminates spider origins},
  author={Bo Wang and Jason A Dunlop and Paul A. Selden and Russell J. Garwood and William A. Shear and Patrick M{\"u}ller and Xiaojie Lei},
  journal={Nature Ecology \& Evolution},
  year={2017},
  volume={2},
  pages={614-622}
}
  • Bo Wang, J. Dunlop, +4 authors Xiaojie Lei
  • Published 5 February 2018
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature Ecology & Evolution
Spiders (Araneae) are a hugely successful lineage with a long history. [...] Key Result Here, we describe Chimerarachne yingi gen. et sp. nov., a remarkable arachnid from the mid-Cretaceous (approximately 100 million years ago) Burmese amber of Myanmar, which documents a key transition stage in spider evolution.Expand
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