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Kustarachne
Kustarachne by Dunlop
† Kustarachne tenuipes Scudder, 1890, from Dunlop (2004).

Suborder

Eupnoi

Superfamily

Phalangioidea

Family

Kustarachnidae

Kustarachne Scudder, 1890 is a fossil genus of Opiliones from North America, which took long to be recognized as a member of Opiliones.

EtymologyEdit

Kustarachne in honor to Czech author Johann Kušta, who described a number of fossil arachnids in the late nineteenth century.

Type dataEdit

Kustarachne tenuipes: holotype (USNM 37967), from USA, Illinois, Mazon Creek.

HorizonEdit

Upper Carboniferous, Pennsylvanic, Lower Allegheny.

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