Segestria tomentosa Koch and Berendt 1854 (tube-dwelling spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Segestriidae

Full reference: C. L. Koch and G. C. Berendt. 1854. 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

Belongs to Segestria according to J. A. Dunlop et al. 2013

See also Koch and Berendt 1854 and Wunderlich 2004

Sister taxa: Segestria cristata, Segestria elongata, Segestria flexio, Segestria mortalis, Segestria nana, Segestria plicata, Segestria scudderi, Segestria secessa, Segestria succinei

Type specimen: Its type locality is Baltic Amber, Berendt collection, which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in Poland

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


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

Total: 5 collections each including a single occurrence

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