Palpimanoid Spiders
Hannah Marie Wood
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Germany and Denmark
September 20 - October 7, 2009

The purpose of this trip was to sort through the amber fossil collections at several museums in Germany and Denmark. Archaeidae fossils were then borrowed from the following institutions in order to be imaged using X-ray Computed Tomography:

Senckenberg Natural History Museum in Frankfurt

Visit Joerg Wunderlich in Hirschberg

Musuem für Naturkunde in Berlin

Geologisch-Paläontologisches Institut in Hamburg

Natural History Museum of Denmark in Copenhagen

Staatliches Museum für Naturkunde in Stuttgart

Berlin, Germany  
Male Archaea paradoxa in Baltic Amber, dorsal view
Myrmecarchaea sp. in Baltic Amber, lateral view
Baltarchaea conica in Baltic Amber, dorsal Male palp of Archaea paradoxa
Display case at the Senckenberg Natural History Museum in Frankfurt, Germany Berlin
Mural in Berlin, Germany
Male Archaea paradoxa, lateral view