Oldest fossil spider in amber

Range 125 – 135 Million years ago
Organism Spider
Reference Mammola S, Michalik P, Hebets EA, Isaia M. Record breaking achievements by spiders and the scientists who study them. PeerJ. 2017 Oct 315:e3972. doi: 10.7717/peerj.3972 p.10 top paragraphPubMed ID29104823
Primary Source Penney D, Selden PA. 2002. The oldest linyphiid spider, in lower Cretaceous Lebanese amber (Araneae, Linyphiidae, Linyphiinae). Journal of Arachnology 30(3):487–493 DOI 10.1636/0161-8202(2002)030[0487:tolsil]2.0.co2. AND Guinness World Records (GWR). 2017. The Guinness World Records. Available at link guinnessworldrecords.com (accessed 4 October 2017).
Comments P.10 top paragraph: "Oldest fossil spider in amber—125–135 Myr ago. The oldest described amber spider (125–135 Myr ago) is an undetermined Linyphiinae, preserved in a small piece of Lebanese amber (primary sources). This fossil specimen is also the oldest linyphiid spider known to date."
Entered by Uri M
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