Palaeosegestria lutzzii Penney 2004 (tube-dwelling spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Segestriidae

Full reference: D. Penney. 2004. New spiders in Upper Cretaceous amber from New Jersey in the American Museum of Natural History (Arthropoda: Araneae). Palaeontology 47(2):367-375

Belongs to Palaeosegestria according to J. A. Dunlop et al. 2013

See also Penney 2004

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: AMNH no. NJ–1087,, an exoskeleton (carapace). Its type locality is White Oaks Pit (Old Crossman's Clay Pits), which is in a Turonian delta plain amber/lignite in the Raritan Formation of New Jersey.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at White Oaks Pit (Old Crossman's Clay Pits)

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