Zarqaraneus Wunderlich 2008 (spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Zarqaraneidae

Full reference: J. Wunderlich. 2008. The dominance of ancient spider families of the Araneae: Haplogynae in the Cretaceous, and the late diversification of advanced ecribellate spiders of the Entelegynae after the Cretaceous-Tertiary boundary extinction events, with descriptions of new families. Beitr├Ąge zur Araneologie 5:524-674

Parent taxon: Zarqaraneinae according to J. Wunderlich 2018

See also Dunlop et al. 2013 and Wunderlich 2015

Sister taxa: Alteraraneus, Converszarqaraneus, Cornicaraneus, Microproxiaraneus, Proxiaraneus

Subtaxa: Zarqaraneus hudae

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Type: Zarqaraneus hudae

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Jordanian Amber (Kaddumi ERMNH collection) (Cretaceous of Jordan)

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