Palaeodrassus hesternus Scudder 1890 (spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Gnaphosidae

Alternative combination: Titanoeca hesterna

Full reference: S. H. Scudder. 1890. The Tertiary Insects of North America. Report of the United States Geological Survey of the Territories XIII:1-734

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

See also Petrunkevitch 1922 and Scudder 1890

Sister taxa: Palaeodrassus cockerelli, Palaeodrassus florissanti, Palaeodrassus ingenuus, Palaeodrassus interitus

Type specimen: 5656, an exoskeleton

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of United States (2: Colorado collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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