Protomastigusa Wunderlich 2004 (spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Dictynidae

Full reference: J. Wunderlich. 2004. Fossil spiders of the family Dictynidae s. l., including Cryphoecinae and Hahniinae in Baltic and Dominican amber and copal from Madagascar, and on selected extant Holarctic taxa, with new descriptions and diagnoses. Beitr├Ąge zur Araneologie 3:1380-1482

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, Mastigusa, Mizagalla, Palaeodictyna, Palaeolathys, Scopulyna, Succinyna, Thallumetus, Vectaraneus

Subtaxa: Protomastigusa composita

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Type: Protomastigusa composita

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

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

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