Mastigusa Menge 1854 (spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Dictynidae

Full reference: A. Menge. 1854. Footnotes and taxonomic names, in Die im Bernstein befindlichen Crustaceen, Myriapoden, Arachniden und Apteren der Vorwelt. Die in Bernstein Befindlichen Organischen Reste der Vorwelt Gesammelt in Verbindung mit Mehreren Bearbeitetet und Herausgegeben 1(2):1-124

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

Sister taxa: Argenna, Argyroneta, Arthrodictyna, Balticocryphoeca, Brommellina, Chelicirrum, Cryphoezaga, Dictyna, Eobrommella, Eocryphoeca, Eocryphoecara, Eodictyna, Eolathys, Flagelldictyna, Gibbermastigusa, Hispaniolyna, Mizagalla, Palaeodictyna, Palaeolathys, Protomastigusa, Scopulyna, Succinyna, Thallumetus, Vectaraneus

Subtaxa: Mastigusa acuminata Mastigusa arcuata Mastigusa bitterfeldensis Mastigusa laticymbium Mastigusa magnibulbus Mastigusa media Mastigusa modesta Mastigusa scutata

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Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Denmark (1 collection), Germany (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (2)

Total: 5 collections including 11 occurrences

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