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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Trigonotarbida
Family: Anthracomartidae
Haase, 1890

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Promygalidae Frič, 1904
Brachypygidae Pocock, 1911
Coryphomartidae Petrunkevitch, 1945
Pleomartidae Petrunkevitch, 1945

Anthracomartidae Haase, 1890[1] is a family of the extinct arachnid order Trigonotarbida.[2] It is likely to be most closely related to the Archaeomartidae, based on a 2014 cladistic analysis, within the clade (Palaeocharinus (Archaeomartidae + Anthracomartidae)).[3]



  1. ^ Haase, E (1890). " Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Fossilen Arachniden". Zeitschrift der Deutschen geologischen Gesellschaft. 42: 629–657. 
  2. ^ Russell Garwood, Jason A. Dunlop & Mark D. Sutton (2009). "High-fidelity X-ray micro-tomography reconstruction of siderite-hosted Carboniferous arachnids". Biology Letters. 5 (6): 841–844. PMC 2828000Freely accessible. PMID 19656861. doi:10.1098/rsbl.2009.0464. 
  3. ^ Jones, Fiona; Dunlop, Jason A.; Friedman, Matthew; Garwood, Russell J. (2014). "Trigonotarbus johnsoni Pocock, 1911, revealed by X-ray computed tomography, with a cladistic analysis of the extinct trigonotarbid arachnids". Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society. 172 (1): 49–70. doi:10.1111/zoj.12167. Retrieved June 25, 2015.