Eozygiella Wunderlich 2004 (orb-weaving spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Araneidae

Full reference: J. Wunderlich. 2004. The fossil spiders (Araneae) of the families Tetragnathidae and Zygiellidae n. stat. in Baltic and Dominican amber, with notes on higher extant and fossil taxa. Beitr├Ąge zur Araneologie 3:899-955

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

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

Subtaxa: Eozygiella compacta

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Baltic amber (Wunderlich collection) (Eocene of Russian Federation)

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