Gerdia Menge 1869 (tree trunk spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Hersiliidae

Full reference: A. Menge. 1869. Ueber einen Scorpion und zwei Spinnen im Bernstein. Schriften der Naturforschenden Gesellschaft in Danzig (Neue Folge) 2(2-10):1-9

Parent taxon: Hersiliidae according to J. A. Dunlop et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Burmesiola, Fictotama, Fictotama extincta, Gerdiopsis, Gerdiorum, Hersilia, Hersiliana, Hersiliola, Prototama, Spinasilia

Subtaxa: Gerdia myura

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Type: Gerdia myura

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Baltic Amber, Danziger Naturkundemuseum Menge collection (Eocene of Poland)

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