Testudinaroides Dunlop and Jekel 2008 (orb-weaving spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Araneidae

Synonym: Testudinaria Zhang et al. 1994 [replaced name]

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

See also Zhang et al. 1994

Sister taxa: Anepeira, Aranea, Araneinae, Araneometa, Araneus, Argiope, Bararaneus, Chrysometata, Cyclososoma, Enacrosoma, Eoaraneus, Eochorizopes, Eozygiella, Eustaloides, Fossilaraneus, Gea, Hypognatha, Meditrina, Mesozygiella, Miraraneus, Mirometa, Molinaranea, Nephilinae, Pulchellaranea, Pycnosinga, Tethneus, Zilla, Tetragnathinae

Subtaxa: Testudinaroides papposa

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Shanwang, Linqu County, collection K0 (Shandong Geological Museum) (Miocene of China)

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