Hersilia Audouin 1826 (tree trunk spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Hersiliidae

Synonym: Hersiliopsis Wunderlich 2004

Parent taxon: Hersiliidae according to W. C. Wheeler et al. 2017

See also Dunlop et al. 2013 and Foord and Dippenaar-Schoeman 2006

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

Subtaxa: Hersilia aquisextana Hersilia longipes Hersilia madagascariensis Hersilia miranda

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Quaternary of Madagascar (1 collection)

• Oligocene of France (1)

• Eocene of Poland (2), the Russian Federation (2)

Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence

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