Vectaraneus yulei Selden 2001 (spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Dictynidae

Full reference: P. A. Selden. 2001. Eocene spiders from the Isle of Wight with preserved respiratory structures. Palaeontology 44(4):695-729

Belongs to Vectaraneus according to P. A. Selden 2014

See also Dunlop et al. 2013, Selden 2001 and Selden 2002

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BMB 021960, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Bembridge Marls (Jarzembowski coll), which is in a Priabonian lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal lime mudstone in the Bouldnor Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of the United Kingdom (4 collections)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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