Orchestina tuberosa Wunderlich 1981 (goblin spider)

Arachnida - Araneae - Oonopidae

Full reference: J. Wunderlich. 1981. Fossile Zwergsechsaugenspinnen (Oonopidae) der Gattung Orchestina Simon, 1882 in Bernstein mit Anmerkungen zur Sexual-biologie (Arachnida: Araneae). Mitteilungen aus dem Geologisch-Paläontologischen Institut der Universität Hamburg 51:83-113

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

See also Marusik and Wunderlich 2008 and Wunderlich 1981

Sister taxa: Orchestina (Baltorchestina), Orchestina (Gallorchestina), Orchestina baltica, Orchestina breviembolus, Orchestina colombiensis, Orchestina crassiembolus, Orchestina dominicana, Orchestina forceps, Orchestina fushunensis, Orchestina gappi, Orchestina gracilitibialis, Orchestina kenyana, Orchestina longimana, Orchestina madagascariensis, Orchestina mortua, Orchestina pusilla, Orchestina rabagensis, Orchestina sakhalinensis, Orchestina tibialis, Orchestina truncata

Type specimen: GPIH 2523. Its type locality is Baltic Amber, GPIH collection, which is in a Priabonian terrestrial amber in the Russian Federation.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of the Russian Federation (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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