Selenyphantes Gertsch and Davis 1946 (money spider/sheet weaver)

Arachnida - Araneae - Linyphiidae

Synonym: Palaeolinyphia Wunderlich 1986

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

Sister taxa: Agynetiphantes, Ceratinopsis, Cnephalocotes, Custodela, Custodelela, Eolabulla, Eophantes, Erigone, Floricomus, Gonatium, Hypselistes, Linyphia, Linyphiinae, Madagascarphantes, Malepellis, Meioneta, Micryphantes, Mystagogus, Paralabulla, Pocadicnemis, Savignia, Succineta, Succiphantes, Toschia

Subtaxa: Selenyphantes flagellifera

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (GPIH collection) (Miocene to Miocene of Dominican Republic)

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