Hersiliana Wunderlich 2004 (tree trunk spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Hersiliidae

Full reference: J. Wunderlich. 2004. On selected higher and lower taxa of fossil and extant spiders of the superfamily Oecobioidea, with a provisional Cladogram (Araneae: Hersiliidae and Oecobiidae). Beitr├Ąge zur Araneologie 3:809-848

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

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

Subtaxa: Hersiliana brevipes

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Type: Hersiliana brevipes

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Madagascar copal (Wunderlich collection) (Quaternary of Madagascar)

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