Araneus longimanus Petrunkevitch 1922 (orb-weaving spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Araneidae

Alternative combination: Epeira longimana

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

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

See also Petrunkevitch 1922

Sister taxa: Araneus absconditus, Araneus aethus, Araneus aquaticus, Araneus beipiaoensis, Araneus carbonaceus, Araneus cinefactus, Araneus defunctus, Araneus delitus, Araneus emertoni, Araneus exustus, Araneus fimbriatus, Araneus inelegans, Araneus kinchloeae, Araneus leptopoda, Araneus liaoxiensis, Araneus luianus, Araneus meeki, Araneus molassicus, Araneus nanus, Araneus piceus, Araneus reheensis, Araneus ruidipedalis, Araneus troschelii, Araneus vulcanalis

Type specimen: MCZ 123, 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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