Palaeopachygnatha scudderi Petrunkevitch 1922 (spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Tetragnathidae

Full reference: A. I. Petrunkevitch. 1922. Tertiary Spiders and Opilionids of North America. Connecticut Academy of Arts and Sciences 25:211-279

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

See also Petrunkevitch 1922

Sister taxon: Palaeopachygnatha cockerelli

Type specimen: MCZ 87, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Florissant (MCZ Collection), which is in a Chadronian lacustrine - large shale in the Florissant Formation of Colorado.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Florissant (MCZ Collection)

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