Prototama Petrunkevitch 1971 (tree trunk spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Hersiliidae

Synonym: Priscotama Petrunkevitch 1971

Full reference: A. Petrunkevitch. 1971. Chiapas amber spiders, II. University of California Publications in Entomology 63:1-44

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

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

Subtaxa: Prototama antiqua Prototama maior Prototama media Prototama minor Prototama succinea

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Type: Prototama succinea

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Miocene of the Dominican Republic (4 collections), Mexico (2)

Total: 6 collections including 8 occurrences

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