Plectreurys pittfieldi Penney 2009 (plectreurid spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Plectreuridae

Full reference: D. Penney. 2009. A new spider family record for Hispaniola—a new species of Plectreurys (Araneae: Plectreuridae) in Miocene Dominican amber. Zootaxa 3144:65-68

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

See also Penney 2009

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: Its type locality is Dominican amber (AMNH coll), which is in a Burdigalian/Langhian terrestrial amber in the Dominican Republic

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Dominican amber (AMNH coll)

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