Segestria cristata Menge 1854 (tube-dwelling spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Segestriidae

Full reference: A. Menge. 1854. Footnotes and taxonomic names, in Die im Bernstein befindlichen Crustaceen, Myriapoden, Arachniden und Apteren der Vorwelt. Die in Bernstein Befindlichen Organischen Reste der Vorwelt Gesammelt in Verbindung mit Mehreren Bearbeitetet und Herausgegeben 1(2):1-124

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

See also Menge 1854 and Wunderlich 2004

Sister taxa: Segestria elongata, Segestria flexio, Segestria mortalis, Segestria nana, Segestria plicata, Segestria scudderi, Segestria secessa, Segestria succinei, Segestria tomentosa

Type specimen: Its type locality is Baltic Amber, Danziger Naturkundemuseum Menge collection, which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in Poland

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Poland (1 collection), the Russian Federation (1)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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