Eochorizopes Wunderlich 2008 (orb-weaving spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Araneidae

Full reference: J. Wunderlich. 2008. Descriptions of fossil spider (Araneae) taxa mainly in Baltic amber, as well as on certain related extant taxa. Beitr├Ąge zur Araneologie 5:44-139

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

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

Subtaxa: Eochorizopes szeklinskiae

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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