Palaeoblossia groehni Dunlop, Wunderlich & Poinar 2004

Harms, Danilo & Dupérré, Nadine, 2018, An annotated type catalogue of the camel spiders (Arachnida: Solifugae) held in the Zoological Museum Hamburg, Zootaxa 4375 (1), pp. 1-58: 27

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4375.1.1

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http://treatment.plazi.org/id/471E857F-1568-E411-FF03-622AFACFF0B9

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Palaeoblossia groehni Dunlop, Wunderlich & Poinar 2004
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Palaeoblossia groehni Dunlop, Wunderlich & Poinar 2004 

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Dunlop et al. 2004: 271-, figs 3–6.

Type locality and specimens. Tertiary Baltic amber forest; Baltic amber from central Europe. The exact locality is unknown but may have been in the vicinity of Kaliningrad. 

Dimensions. ♂ Total length 5,03mm.

Type material. Holotype 1 ♂, potentially subadult.

Remarks. This specimen is part of the Carsten Gröhn collection held in the Geological-Paleontological Collection of the Center of Natural History (No. 4312). The fossil is of Eocene (38–54 mya) age and one of only two solifuges currently known from Baltic amber ( Dunlop et al. 2004, Dunlop & Klann, 2009).

Current systematic position. Daesiidae  , Palaeoblossia groehni Dunlop, Wunderlich & Poinar 2004  .