Pycnosinga Wunderlich 1988 (orb-weaving spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Araneidae

Full reference: J. Wunderlich. 1988. Die fossilen Spinnen im dominikanischen Bernstein. Beitr├Ąge zur Araneologie 2:1-378

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, Eozygiella, Eustaloides, Fossilaraneus, Gea, Hypognatha, Meditrina, Mesozygiella, Miraraneus, Mirometa, Molinaranea, Nephilinae, Pulchellaranea, Testudinaroides, Tethneus, Zilla, Tetragnathinae

Subtaxa: Pycnosinga fossilis

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

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

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